Montana Hutterite Colony Appeals to US Supreme Court

A Montana law requiring Hutterite construction workers obtain workers' compensation insurance for any contracts performed outside their colony claim that their religious convictions are violated by purchasing such insurance. While a lower court found in their favour a higher court reversed that decision. A Montana lawmaker confirmed that the law mandating workers' compensation insurance was enacted to create a 'fair playing field' as Hutterites were able to underbid their competitors.

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