The New York Times: Elaine Stritch, the Broadway actress and singer known for her stage and TV work and originating Stephen Sondheim’s hit song “The Ladies Who Lunch,” died on Thursday at her home in Birmingham, Mich. She was 89.
The Green family has no moral objection to the use of 16 of 20 preventive contraceptives required in the mandate, and Hobby Lobby will continue its longstanding practice of covering these preventive contraceptives for its employees. However, the Green family cannot provide or pay for four potentially life-threatening drugs and devices. These drugs include Plan B and Ella, the so-called morning-after pill and the week-after pill. Covering these drugs and devices would violate their deeply held religious belief that life begins at the moment of conception, when an egg is fertilized.