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A New Front for Religious LibertyFirst non-Catholic business sues HHS over contraceptive mandate
The Washington Free Beacon ^ | September 12, 2012 3:01 pm | Andrew Evans

Posted on 09/13/2012 8:27:13 AM PDT by Texas Fossil

An arts and crafts business with more than 500 stores across the country launched a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) implementation of Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate Wednesday, the Becket Fund announced.

Hobby Lobby is the first non-Catholic business to file a lawsuit objecting to the mandated coverage of certain contraceptive drugs that it considers abortion inducing.

Hobby Lobby “should never be put in a position of choosing their faith over their business,” Kyle Duncan, general counsel for the Becket Fund, said this morning in a conference call with the press.

“We simply cannot abandon our religious beliefs to comply with this mandate,” said David Green, CEO and founder of Hobby Lobby.

(Excerpt) Read more at freebeacon.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abortion; hobbylobby; mandate; object
I knew I liked Hobby Lobby. Talked with them once about a job. They seemed live very nice people.

Guess my first instinct was correct.

1 posted on 09/13/2012 8:27:18 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Texas Fossil

This is good news. Thanks Texas Fossil.


2 posted on 09/13/2012 8:45:05 AM PDT by bronxville (Margaret Sanger - “We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population,)
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To: bronxville

When we defeat the Commies in November, there will be others that will step forward.

We have our work cut out for us. Christians & Jews (& some other faiths) will not set this one out like 2008.

Scorched earth to the Commie Dems. We must remove them from all positions of power. That will be a BIG order.


3 posted on 09/13/2012 9:05:07 AM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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