Hobby Lobby Decision: U.S. Opens Up to Religious Christians, Muslim and Jews

A brief filed by Orthodox Jewish groups clearly influenced the Supreme Court’s decision to exempt for-profit companies from having to insure their employees for birth control.

Talk about a light unto nations. It turns out that at the heart of the Supreme Court’s decision in the biggest religious freedom case in America this year — known as Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, which was decided Monday  — was an argument laid out only in a brief filed on behalf of Orthodox Jewish groups guided by, among...