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Activists duel as Hobby Lobby case reaches the Supreme Court

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Activists dueled in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday as the oral arguments began in the Hobby Lobby case in the middle of a rare spring snowfall in Washington.

"Let it snow, we won't go! Bosses in the bedroom have to go!" shouted activists from Planned Parenthood and NARAL Pro-Choice America.

Planned Parenthood activists handed out free signs, free coffee and free hats to chilly activists who rallied to keep the contraception mandate threatening religious freedom.

One pro-choice activist displayed a "Keep your Hobbies off my ovaries" sign while another activist displayed a knit pink figure and a sign telling Hobby Lobby that "this uterus is for you."

Activists supporting religious freedom chanted "Freedom is everyone's business!" and played the bagpipes while singing hymns in support of the case.

After shouting slogans in support of the case, religious freedom activists began praying in silence at around 10:00 a.m. when oral arguments were scheduled to begin.

Pro-choice activists shouted their demands for free birth control.

"What do you want? Birth control! When do you want it? Always!"

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