June 30, 2014

Hobby Lobby Wins

A big win for religious liberty

In a win for religious liberty, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that ObamaCare’s mandate forcing employers to fund contraception against their conscience is unconstitutional. It was a limited ruling, however, in that it affects only “closely held corporations” as opposed to publicly owned ones. Predictably, the decision was 5-4. Leftists will be quick to lament our return to the Victorian era, but it was only 2012 when this coercion did not yet exist. The Associated Press couldn’t help but lament the decision “means the Obama administration must search for a different way of providing free contraception to women who are covered under objecting companies’ health insurance plans.” This just in: Nothing is free. Leftists outside the Court building chanted “birth control is not my boss’s business” – and yet they insist their boss pay for their birth control. The marvels of liberal “logic.” Fortunately, five justices saw reason. More…

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