Tag: Hobby Lobby
SCOTUS Rules in Favor of Corporate Citizenship AND Religious Exceptionalism in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.
On June 20th, 2014, the Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision that closely held for-profit corporations have a “religious conscience” and can actually claim exemption from a law they feel violates their religious beliefs. The law in question involves the contraception mandate of the Affordable Care Act, which plaintiffs Hobby Lobby, Inc. and Conestoga […]
During the July 4th holiday, the Christian retail chain Hobby Lobby purchased full page ads in newspapers across the country featuring “In God We Trust” in large, bold letters surrounded by “quotes” from our founding fathers aimed at giving the false impression our country is a Christian nation. Many of these were wildly inaccurate while […]