SCOTUS Ruling on Hobby Lobby: Corporations are People too and they have Religious Rights!


It was big news today. As Benswann.com reported today, "the Obama administration had provided exemptions for religious non-profits, but this case marks the first time that a for-profit company has cited The Religious Freedom Restoration Act to argue against being required to provide birth control."

Well the SCOTUS ruled in Hobby Lobby's favor. Hobby Lobby will no longer be forced by the government to pay for "The Morning After Pill" for their employees which they view as an abortion-inducing drug and morally offensive.

In today's ruling, Justice Alito wrote, "Protecting the free-exercise rights of closely held corporations thus protects the religious liberty of the humans who own and control them."

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Alito added, "Any suggestion that for-profit corporations are incapable of exercising religion because their purpose is simply to make money flies in the face of modern corporate law."

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So there you have it. According to the SCOTUS, not only are for-profit corporations people too, but they have religious rights as well.

One of the most interesting reactions today came from Julie Borowski's Twitter feed replying to a tweet made by Sandra Fluke.

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Just in case you forgot, Sandra Fluke was the Georgetown law student who testified before Congress to lobby for free contraceptives for women. Now she is saying that the "Hobby Lobby ruling is an attack on women."

Uh, Okaaayyy.

On Julie's Facebook she wrote:

In my view, the SCOTUS decision doesn't go far enough. For me the entire Obamacare Tax is immoral and should be stopped!

What's your opinion on today's ruling? Do you believe corporations should have religious rights? Please comment below.

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