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Federal Appeals Court Rules in Favor of Hobby Lobby

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Revmitchell, Jun 29, 2013.

  1. Revmitchell

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    The judges unanimously sent the case back to a lower court in Oklahoma, which had rejected the companies' request for an injunction to prevent full enforcement of the new law.

    "Hobby Lobby and Mardel have drawn a line at providing coverage for drugs or devices they consider to induce abortions, and it is not for us to question whether the line is reasonable," the judges wrote. "The question here is not whether the reasonable observer would consider the plaintiffs complicit in an immoral act, but rather how the plaintiffs themselves measure their degree of complicity."

    Hobby Lobby Stores Inc., Mardel Inc. and their owners, the Green family, argue for-profit businesses — not just religious groups — should be allowed to seek an exception if the law violates their religious beliefs. The owners approve of most forms of artificial birth control, but not those that prevent implantation of a fertilized egg — such as an IUD or the morning-after pill.


    http://www.breitbart.com/InstaBlog/2013/06/28/Federal-Appeals-Court-Rules-In-Favor-Of-Hobby-Lobby
     
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    As a frequent customer to their store in my town, this has got to be some of the best news I've heard all week. Thank you for sharing!
     
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