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Largo CEO reacts to Supreme Court Hobby Lobby ruling

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Sol Pritchon, the CEO of New Life Solutions, talks to News Channel 8's Lauren Mayk Sol Pritchon, the CEO of New Life Solutions, talks to News Channel 8's Lauren Mayk
LARGO, FL (WFLA) -

The Supreme Court decision on Hobby Lobby was a “relief” for Sol Pritchon.

The CEO of New Life Solutions has been watching the case involving religious rights for businesses and the chain Hobby Lobby very carefully. The court ruled employers could not be forced to pay for contraception if it is against their religious beliefs.

New Life Solutions runs The Pregnancy Center in Largo, where pregnant women can get sonograms, tests and counseling about adoption and parenting.

“We want family, we’re very pro-family, and there’s nothing more pro-family than to have children,” Pritchon said.

New Life Solutions is preparing for a merger that could bring the employer close to the 50-employee level that would require it to offer insurance under the Affordable Care Act, including contraception.

The Supreme Court decision appears to allow the center to avoid that dilemma.

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