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CLARIFIES THAT THE VIGIL WAS IN OPPOSITION TO THE SUPREME COURT RULING - Rev. Bruce Prescott, left, speaks during a vigil outside a Hobby Lobby store in Edmond, Okla., Monday, June 30, 2014, in opposition to the Supreme Court's decision that some companies like the Oklahoma-based Hobby Lobby chain of arts-and-craft stores can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, if they have religious objections. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

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