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Hobby Lobby Ruling

Depriving Women of Contraceptive Care Is Bad Business

Jeffrey Hollender | Posted 10.05.2014 | Impact
Jeffrey Hollender

The Hobby Lobby case and the ensuing debate and legal wrangling attempts to avoid fulfilling the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive coverage guarantee: This is bad for business, bad for women, bad for our economy and morally offensive.

Satanists Cite Hobby Lobby In Campaign For Religious Exemption To Abortion Laws

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.28.2014 | Religion

A Satanist group is using the Hobby Lobby ruling to campaign for a religious exemption to anti-choice abortion laws. The Satanic Temple (TST) is a...

Which View of Christianity Does the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Ruling Defend? What About Sharia Law?

H. A. Goodman | Posted 09.27.2014 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

Until God comes down from heaven to advise the Supreme Court on which religious interpretations are truly expressed correctly, it's best to keep "religious expression" away from laws affecting the lives of all Americans.

IUD Inside

Karen Cordano | Posted 09.24.2014 | Women
Karen Cordano

Would you like to know why I choose an IUD as birth control? Because my husband and I enjoy having sex and we cannot afford another baby. Because I have been on hormonal birth control to manage severe cramps. Because I had a D&C five days postpartum after delivering our first son.

Eden Foods' Hobby Lobby-esque Birth Control Fight Sparks Boycott

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 07.21.2014 | Business

Spurred on by the Supreme Court’s recent Hobby Lobby ruling, Eden Foods CEO Michael Potter has revived a March 2013 case to nix coverage of all birt...

Fighting Back Against 'Hobby Lobby'

Eric T. Schneiderman | Posted 09.16.2014 | New York
Eric T. Schneiderman

New York State has long been a leader in advancing women's equality, stretching back to the Seneca Falls Convention 166 years ago this weekend. Sadly, as we mark this important anniversary, hard-won victories by the women's rights movement are being threatened by a radical right wing that seeks to roll back the progress we've made.

Abortion: Whose Religious Beliefs Should Prevail?

Georgette Bennett, Ph.D. | Posted 09.15.2014 | Religion
Georgette Bennett, Ph.D.

The highly politicized pro-choice/anti-choice dispute is usually fought on the battleground of religion, though not religions agree on it. It involves complex moral and personal questions that are framed by some religions as theological.

Laura Bassett

Senate Republicans Block Bill To Reverse Hobby Lobby Decision | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics

Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked a bill that would have required all for-profit employers to include the full range of contraceptives in their ...

Dem: Women Will Now Be Defined By Their Bosses Thanks To Hobby Lobby

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

Texas state Sen. Leticia Van De Putte, who gained popularity for calling out her male colleagues for silencing the female representatives in Texas' le...

Supreme Court: Winners and Losers

Frank Askin | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics
Frank Askin

There can be little doubt that this was a very good year for corporations, employers and fat cats. Meanwhile, racial minority groups were again reminded that the civil rights movement is a thing of the past.

Hey Men, When It Comes To Sex, Why Risk a Sweet Deal?

Laura Stepp | Posted 09.06.2014 | Women
Laura Stepp

The five justices' decision should remind us how important it is to engage men -- young as well as old -- in conversations about contraception.

What I Believe Everyone Needs to Know About the Hobby Lobby Decision, From A Member of the Class of 2014

Elizabeth Buffone | Posted 09.06.2014 | Women
Elizabeth Buffone

As a young American woman, I am blatantly being told that I am lesser than. In 2014, I am being told that I do not have the ability to make medical decisions for myself.

Republicans Are Stripping Away Rights That Others Fought So Hard to Obtain

Mark Baer | Posted 08.31.2014 | Politics
Mark Baer

Since the Supreme Court issued its decision, many people have suggested boycotting Hobby Lobby and other such businesses. While I support such a decision, it misses the bigger issue.

How Hobby Lobby Undermines All Americans' Freedom

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 09.05.2014 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

The Hobby Lobby ruling not only is terrible news for women seeking a guarantee of good health care through their employer, but also for anybody who believes in personal freedom.

Hobby Lobby Shows the Need for a More Diverse Supreme Court

Hilary Stauffer | Posted 09.02.2014 | Politics
Hilary Stauffer

The United States Supreme Court ended its most recent judicial term this week in a characteristically dramatic fashion. The Court often leaves the mo...

Conservatives' Hobby Lobby Win Could Hurt The GOP In 2016

AP | By JULIE PACE | Posted 09.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative Republicans claimed victory this week in the Supreme Court ruling on religious freedom and the White House's acceptan...

Obama Administration Gives First Legal Response To Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Ruling

AP | By MARK SHERMAN | Posted 09.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Wednesday that the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of the religious claims of Hobby Lobby and other ...

What The Hobby Lobby Ruling Could Mean For The Future Of Gay Rights

Religion News Service | By Cathy Lynn Grossman | Posted 07.02.2014 | Gay Voices

(RNS) What’s the next religious liberties faceoff? Some suggest it could be between LGBT workers and religious owners of private businesses. On M...

A Decision Upholding American Ideals of Freedom

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 08.31.2014 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

The Supreme Court decision on the Hobby Lobby case rests on an important part of the American experience: the defense of religious freedom. People can and do exercise religious freedom in their everyday and business lives.

Hobby Lobby Decision Disillusioning to Social Justice Movement

Laura Weiss | Posted 08.31.2014 | Politics
Laura Weiss

Today, a corporation is a "person." An embryo is a "person." And yet, so little is being done to protect the rights of women -- what about them? This decision is of course even worse for low-income women.

The Hobby Lobby Case Is Already Becoming A Movie, Thanks To Rick Santorum

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics

The Hobby Lobby ruling is getting the silver screen treatment from former Pennsylvania senator and GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum, his product...

How 9 Influential Women Responded To The Hobby Lobby Ruling

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur & Tiara Chiaramonte | Posted 07.02.2014 | Women

In the wake of the Supreme Court's ruling that closely held businesses are not required to provide contraceptive coverage for their employees, famous ...

Dr. Hobby Lobby Is The World's Most Terrifying Medical Professional

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 07.02.2014 | Women

The Supreme Court ruled Monday that closely-held corporations cannot be required to cover contraception for their employees if it conflicts with their...

Family Behind Hobby Lobby Thrust Into Crosshairs After Supreme Court Ruling

AP | By RACHEL ZOLL | Posted 08.31.2014 | Politics

David Green felt like the black sheep of his family. His five other siblings had followed their preacher father into church work; David went into reta...

Here's Proof The Hobby Lobby Ruling Is A Slippery Slope

AP | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday confirmed that its decision a day earlier extending religious rights to closely held corporations app...