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Fighting Back Against 'Hobby Lobby'

Eric T. Schneiderman | Posted 07.18.2014 | 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.

Right-to-Lifers Are Hypocrites -- And Here's Why

Mark Olmsted | Posted 07.11.2014 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

It's not the right of the fetus to life that really drives them. It is their belief that woman who have sex for pleasure should bear the "consequences" of their decision. The hostility is tangible -- I have the hate-tweets to prove it.

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

Elizabeth Buffone | Posted 07.07.2014 | 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.

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Americans Can't Agree On The Hobby Lobby Decision

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics

Americans don't agree on the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in the Hobby Lobby case, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll finds. Forty-six percent of Americans ...

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...

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...

Jennifer Bendery

In Wreckage Of Supreme Court Decision, Gay Rights Groups See Hope

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Monday’s Supreme Court ruling on religious freedom was a blow to progressives, but leading lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender righ...

Why Hobby Lobby Loses Even If It Wins at the Supreme Court

Mary Buffett | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics
Mary Buffett

I want to talk about the fallout when senior management chooses to politicize their brands. The current legal thinking, by those in the know, is that Hobby Lobby will win 5-4 and Anthony Kennedy will cast the deciding vote.

Hobby Lobby's Shoppers Find New Hobby In Lobbying Against Hobby Lobby

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 03.26.2014 | Business

Hobby Lobby's Facebook page turned into a social media war zone Tuesday afternoon. But people weren't fighting about crafts; they were discussing wome...

Ryan J. Reilly

Supreme Court Struggles In Hobby Lobby Case With Question Of Companies' Religious Rights

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

Women's Rights Group Envisions Nightmare Scenario If Hobby Lobby Wins ACA Battle

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 03.25.2014 | Comedy

As the Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday on Hobby Lobby's challenge to the Affordable Care Act, one organization is fighting back with a look at t...

Women's Health: A Priority, Not an Afterthought

Hal C. Lawrence, III, MD | Posted 05.25.2014 | Politics
Hal C. Lawrence, III, MD

I respect the rights of others, including for-profit employers, to have their own opinions. But that does not mean that bosses should have a role in a woman's decisions about her reproductive health. Like all health care decisions, any decision about contraception should be based on a woman's needs and her current health.

Laura Bassett

Even Republican Women Support Birth Control Mandate: Poll

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

More than two-thirds of U.S. women voters oppose allowing corporations to refuse to cover contraception in their health plans because of religious obj...

Christian Companies Want to Own Your Body

John Shore | Posted 04.01.2014 | Religion
John Shore

Hobby Lobby has no more right to tell its employees how to use their health insurance benefits than it does to tell them how to spend the money they earn. Health insurance does not belong to the employer. It belongs to the employee.

Contraceptives and Religious Freedom

Rick Lowery, Ph.D. | Posted 03.11.2014 | Religion
Rick Lowery, Ph.D.

Legal challenges to the contraceptive mandate in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) raise important questions about religious freedom -- but not the ones the plaintiffs emphasize.

Laura Bassett

Supreme Court To Take Up Controversial Birth Control Cases

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Republican Lawmakers Back Hobby Lobby's Obamacare Birth Control Fight

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 02.25.2013 | Business

Christian-owned retail chain Hobby Lobby won the backing of some high-profile Republicans in its fight against Obamacare's birth-control mandate last ...

Hobby Lobby's Latest Move To Defy Obamacare

AP | Posted 03.13.2013 | Business

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An attorney for Oklahoma City-based Hobby Lobby says the company has found a way to delay providing insurance coverage for emer...

Cuccinelli Foes Of Obamacare Measure Must Be Willing To 'Go To Jail'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

Virginia Attorney General and GOP gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli on Wednesday urged opponents of an Obamacare mandate on contraception coverag...

Court To Conservative Chain: No, You Still Can't Deny Employees Contaceptives

Reuters | Posted 02.19.2013 | Business

By Steve Olafson OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec 20 (Reuters) - A U.S. federal appeals court on Thursday rejected a claim by an arts and crafts cha...