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Hillary Clinton Condemns 'Deeply Disturbing' Hobby Lobby Ruling

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics

Former Secretary of State and likely 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton criticized the Supreme Court's decision to allow companies to opt out...

Jeffrey Young

The Accidental Reason Companies Like Hobby Lobby Control Our Health Care | Jeffrey Young | Posted 06.30.2014 | Business

The Supreme Court's ruling Monday that Hobby Lobby can refuse to cover contraception for workers is yet another reminder that our bosses have a lot of...

Laura Bassett

Hobby Lobby Win Could Spell Trouble For Religious Nonprofits | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In his opinion concurring with the Supreme Court's decision in the Hobby Lobby birth control case Monday, Justice Anthony Kennedy may ha...

8 Other Laws That Could Be Ignored Now That Christians Get To Pick And Choose

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics

The owners of a chain of stores called Hobby Lobby don't like Obamacare. In particular, they really don't like the part that requires insurance compan...

Sam Stein

White House, Democrats Plot Response To Hobby Lobby Ruling | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration and allied Democrats on the Hill quickly began exploring potential responses to the Supreme Court’s decision ...

Leave Your Rights at the Door

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 08.30.2014 | Politics
Rev. Al Sharpton

Just when we thought the rights of women, workers and minorities faced enough setbacks, it appears the nation's highest court has done it once again. The Supreme Court's majority has very clearly shown where its interests are -- and they are not with the people.

Laura Bassett

5 Political Operatives Just Hammered Women And Workers | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Monday, the Supreme Court dealt a significant blow to the progressive movement, handing down decisions in two high-profile cases rega...

Corporations Are People, And They Have More Rights Than You

Adam Winkler | Posted 08.30.2014 | Politics
Adam Winkler

So while a business corporation can't go to church, fast on Yom Kippur, or travel to Mecca for Ramadan, it can still go to court and, on the basis of religious freedom, demand to be exempted from the law that applies to everyone else. Today, women are the victim. Tomorrow, it could be LGBT people. Indeed, after Hobby Lobby, every person is at risk. Everyone, that is, except the corporate person, my friend.

5 Signs the U.S. Is Failing to Protect Women's Rights in the Workplace

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 08.30.2014 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Our country's bias against women in the workplace isn't just cultural. As is true elsewhere, evidence for it can be found in both policy choices and economic data. What's a glass ceiling, after all, if not another place to hang a chandelier?

Laura Bassett

Supreme Court Delivers Blow To Birth Control Coverage | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

A divided Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on Monday that closely held corporations cannot be required to provide contraception coverage for their employees. ...

Poll Shows Support For Birth Control Mandate On Eve Of Court Ruling

Reuters | Posted 08.29.2014 | Politics

By Joan Biskupic WASHINGTON, June 29 (Reuters) - A majority of Americans oppose letting employers, based on their religious views, ex...

Hobby Lobby Case: A Constitutional Pandora's Box

Rep. Diana DeGette | Posted 05.25.2014 | Politics
Rep. Diana DeGette

The combination of extending a business owner's religious beliefs to a for-profit company and then using those corporate rights to discriminate against employees and customers who do not adhere to that religion could have implications far beyond the Affordable Care Act.

Ryan J. Reilly

Supreme Court Struggles In Hobby Lobby Case With Question Of Companies' Religious Rights | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Justices on the Supreme Court seemed to struggle Tuesday with the question of whether a private company can get out of a federal law by ...

Laura Bassett

Supreme Court To Take Up Controversial Birth Control Cases | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics

The U.S. Supreme Court announced on Tuesday that it will take up the question of whether a for-profit company can refuse to cover contraception for it...

Laura Bassett

DOJ Asks Supreme Court To Review Birth Control Case | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.19.2013 | Politics

The U.S. Department of Justice has petitioned the Supreme Court to review the craft-supply chain Hobby Lobby's case against the rule requiring employe...