(Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Supreme Court will take up a challenge to part of President Barack Obama’s health care law by companies claiming a religious exemption to the requirement that they provide birth-control coverage for employees.

The justices on Tuesday agreed to hear two cases involving family-run businesses that say they regard some forms of contraception as immoral. The companies include the craft-store chain Hobby Lobby Stores Inc., whose owners, led by David Green, say they run the business in accordance with the Bible.

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