Hobby Lobby Ruling ‘Victory for Religious Freedom’

WASHINGTON — In a victory for Hobby Lobby, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that profit-seeking businesses such as the arts and crafts chain can hold religious views under federal law. The Oklahoma-based company is owned by the Green family, who are devout Christians. They said Obamacare’s mandate requiring they provide insurance coverage for all forms of birth control violates their religious rights. The court agreed. … Continue reading Hobby Lobby Ruling ‘Victory for Religious Freedom’

The HHS Mandate, Unborn Life, and the Professionals: A Cog in the Political Machine

That is not a scientific finding but a semantic game. Obviously, what raises the moral problem of abortion for Hobby Lobby and so many others is that it can destroy an embryonic member of the human species; even ACOG’s brief admits that is a relevant consideration regarding the copper IUD. But the medical establishment (and its friends in the pharmaceutical industry) began changing the definition … Continue reading The HHS Mandate, Unborn Life, and the Professionals: A Cog in the Political Machine