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Hobby Lobby Supreme Court

Shadee Ashtari

Judge Cites Hobby Lobby To Excuse Fundamentalist Mormon From Child Labor Testimony

HuffingtonPost.com | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 09.18.2014 | Politics

Less than three months after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg warned about the widespread repercussions of the Supreme Court’s majority decision in Burwe...

Humpty Dumpty Meets Le Droit du Seigneur

Eliot Daley | Posted 07.28.2014 | Politics
Eliot Daley

"The question is," said Humpty Dumpty, "which is to be master -- that's all." We know now who the master is to be, thanks these last two findings in a relentless stream of high court decisions favoring corporations over citizens.

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

H. A. Goodman | Posted 07.28.2014 | 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.

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.

Hobby Lobby: No Veil, No Precedent, No Multiple Payers?

Harold Lloyd | Posted 09.12.2014 | Politics
Harold Lloyd

In Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., the Supreme Court's right-wing majority recently concluded that for-profit corporations are "persons" under th...

While Americans Debate Impact of Hobby Lobby Ruling, Religious Persecution Mounts Worldwide

Dwayne Leslie | Posted 09.09.2014 | Religion
Dwayne Leslie

While we here in America continue the Hobby Lobby debate, there are religious freedom matters with serious life and death consequences elsewhere in the world right now, today, which also deserve your attention.

Rift Over Religious Exemption In Anti-LGBT Discrimination Order

AP | DAVID CRARY and LISA LEFF | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics

In the intensifying debate over religious liberty, President Barack Obama faces pressure from opposite flanks as he prepares to issue an executive ord...

My Health Is Between Me And My Doctor -- Not My Boss

Celia Buckman | Posted 09.07.2014 | Teen
Celia Buckman

What someone should or should not do for their health is between them and their physician, not their boss.

Hobby Lobby Is Already about Us: LGBT Hetero-Sex

Amy Andre | Posted 09.07.2014 | Gay Voices
Amy Andre

When was the last time you asked your lesbian BFF what kind of birth control she uses? Your gay neighbor if any of his female lovers are on the pill? Your bisexual bowling league buddies... well, anything p-in-v related whatsoever?

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.

In 2014, Still Not Independence Day for Women

Irene Monroe | Posted 09.06.2014 | Women
Irene Monroe

America's need to showcase her indomitable spirit of heroism this July 4th celebration arrives mired by the two recent Supreme Court -- both highlighting a "war against women."

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.

Protect Your Daughters -- Turn Them Into Corporations

Christian Piatt | Posted 09.02.2014 | Comedy
Christian Piatt

If she wants to go to college, she can just issue a business plan, projecting her future earnings, and do an Initial Public Offering. Then I can spend all this money I keep saving in the kid's rainy day account on that Tesla I've had my eye on.

10 Mind-Bending Questions About the 'Hobby Lobby' Decision

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 09.02.2014 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Judge Ginsburg certainly got it right when she said that the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision is going to create "havoc." And as the repercussions mount, so do the questions, in areas that range from economics and taxation to theology and philosophy.

All The Countries That Provide Free Contraception

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 07.02.2014 | Women

The Supreme Court's decision in the controversial Hobby Lobby case, which exempts "closely held" corporations from providing birth control to employe...

Contraception: A Big Ape Ruling

W. Hunter Roberts | Posted 09.01.2014 | Religion
W. Hunter Roberts

The recent decision on contraception was not about the sanctity of human life, non-interference in religious freedom, or scriptural high ground. It was a victory, pure and simple, for those who want to control women's bodies.

A Right to Contraception Without Access Is a Disaster for the Black Community

Renee Bracey Sherman | Posted 08.31.2014 | Impact
Renee Bracey Sherman

On Monday, the Supreme Court issued a landmark decision in the case of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, likely affecting access to contraception for millions of women across the country.

Dear Hobby Lobby

Liz Jackson | Posted 09.01.2014 | Women
Liz Jackson

Here's my question: If I worked for you, would you make an exception for my Loestrin prescription? Because if you didn't make that exception, I would not be able to work for you... not that I want to.

Protecting Women's Right to Choose -- and Their Health

Sanford Jay Rosen | Posted 09.01.2014 | Women
Sanford Jay Rosen

I cannot fault the owners of the closely held for-profit corporations and their lawyers for pressing their claims. That is the owners' right and their lawyers' duty. I can fault the five members of the Supreme Court who issued the decision.

My Breakup Letter To Hobby Lobby

Stephanie Schroeder | Posted 09.01.2014 | Women
Stephanie Schroeder

Since corporations are people now, I thought this corporation deserved a human breakup letter. Here it goes.

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...

Could Hobby Lobby Affect Women Around the World?

Anushay Hossain | Posted 08.31.2014 | Women
Anushay Hossain

America has a history of promoting comprehensive reproductive healthcare around the world, so why are American women still fighting for birth control?

Hunter Stuart

14 More Companies That Likely Will Deny Employees Birth Control

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 07.01.2014 | Business

Hobby Lobby was just one of dozens of for-profit companies that challenged Obamacare's so-called contraception mandate, which requires companies with ...

Protecting the Threshold

Janelle Brandon | Posted 08.31.2014 | Women
Janelle Brandon

I became even more of a supporter (if that's possible) of a woman's right to choose when, if and how she becomes a mother once I became a mother myself. Guess who and what else shouldn't make that decision for them? Someone's boss. Someone else's personally-held religious beliefs.

Chris Christie Won't Comment On Supreme Court Cases -- But He Blasted One Last Year

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) had plenty of words about the Supreme Court case that limited access to birth control coverage on Tuesday, but none...