Above politics, above dissent
The White House furies were swiftly unleashed across social media in the wake of the Supreme Court agreeing to hear Hobby Lobby’s case against the ObamaCare mandates, which force the owners of the craft superstore to violate their religious beliefs. Democrat politicians and their volunteer lefty auxiliaries bleated the “War on Women” line that mean old religious fanatics want to tell free-spirited women how to | Read More »
Hobby Lobby #Obamacare conscience exemption case to be heard by Supreme Court.
Not unexpected, but not before time, either. The U.S. Supreme Court today agreed to review the lawsuit filed by Hobby Lobby against the federal government over the Obamacare mandate that employers provide contraceptive coverage in their health plans. Hobby Lobby, which is owned by an Oklahoma City family with strong Christian beliefs, says a 1993 law, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, protects the company from | Read More »
Hobby Lobby likely to succeed against HHS abortion-pill-coverage mandate
That is the conclusion inherent in the decisions last week of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in remanding the matter to the U.S. (Western) District (of Oklahoma) Court Judge Joe Heaton, and in his order issuing a rare temporary restraining order against the federal government. Judge Heaton’s TRO enjoins Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius from “…any effort to apply or enforce” those | Read More »
Hobby Lobby will not be fined for pursuing liberty of conscience contraception case.
Good news for the craft store chain: In a health care decision giving hope to opponents of the federal birth-control coverage mandate, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday that Hobby Lobby stores won’t have to start paying millions of dollars in fines next week for not complying with the requirement. The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver decided the Oklahoma City-based arts and crafts | Read More »
Hobby Lobby Won’t Comply…Despite $1.3 Million Daily Non-Compliance Fine
So, according to the Department of Justice, Americans lose their religious liberty when they go into business and thus, must forsake their conscience and comply with the requirement to provide abortifacient drugs in the health care plans they provide to their employees beginning January 1, 2013. That was the response from DOJ when the Hobby Lobby filed suit in September to get relief from the | Read More »