Skip to comments.High court to weigh limits of religious liberty in ObamaCare case
Posted on 03/24/2014 4:22:16 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan
President Obamas signature healthcare law is headed back to the Supreme Court in a high-stakes case that could redefine the limits of religious freedom in the United States. The high court on Tuesday will hear challenges to ObamaCares contentious birth control mandate, which requires companies to offer contraceptive services to workers as part of their insurance coverage. If successful, the challenge could peel away a significant portion of the mandate, potentially affecting preventive health coverage for millions of women and striking a major blow to the law itself.
But the courts ruling could also have far-reaching implications for religious liberty by allowing companies to claim First Amendment rights that the government says are reserved for individuals.
Its pretty huge, said Laurie Sobel, a senior womens policy analyst at the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Its hard to overstate the possible implications.
The case pits the government against a pair of for-profit companies the Hobby Lobby craft store chain and Conestoga Woods Specialties, a Pennsylvania-based cabinetmaker. The firms, who together employ thousands workers in nearly every state, say they should be exempted from the mandate to provide contraceptive coverage because the corporations owners object to it on religious grounds.
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I suspect it’s the poor standard of education allowed in government schools. You don’t learn Latin or Greek or even the root words.
Instead you learn about the evil CORPORATIONS that are destroying mother Gaia and eating her children. What is the root of corporation I wonder?
Disagree, they will rule in favor of religious liberty.
I go with #2. They know, they hate what it says.