In a 5-4 decision divided between conservative and liberal justices, the U.S Supreme Court ruled in the case of the Town of Greece, NY vs. Galloway that content is not an issue regarding government-sponsored prayer invocations in public meetings. The content in question was the pervasiveness of Christian language being used to deliver invocations […]
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 […]