Skip to comments.Hobby Lobby Wins !: Where Do We Go from Here?
Posted on 06/30/2014 7:24:01 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
The U.S. Supreme Court has given the Obama administration (and, hopefully the world) a lesson in the first freedom. I'm sorry it was necessary, but it was—the government cannot (and must not) require people of faith to violate their sincerely-held beliefs.
The ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood Specialties underscores religious liberty as our "first freedom." The freedom to exercise religion, enshrined in our Constitution's Bill of Rights, has been called "the cornerstone of the American experiment" because it is from our religious freedom all of our other freedoms flow.
Below is a graphic from a LifeWay Research study conducted in November of 2012, showing that most Americans support mandatory contraception coverage through ObamaCare.
Before the ruling, former U.S. Solicitor General Ken Starr pointed out that religious liberty was certainly at stake behind the legalese of the arguments being made by the U.S. government:
If the Supreme Court accepts the government's formalistic argument (that a corporation cannot exercise a right to free exercise of religion), it will deal an unnecessary blow to the cause of religious liberty and simply create incentives for families of conscience to carry on their business enterprise in another form. The Greens will, win or lose, be able to carry on and continue their admirable mission to serve a cause higher and nobler than their own commercial success. But something very valuable—the nation's historic commitment to religious freedom—will have been needlessly compromised.
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Time to head to Mississippi.
Directions for all RINOs, MS is south of Florida.
Religions liberty is foundational to the US, obama, kapish?
READ THE BLOG ABOUT THE SUPREME COURT’s DECISION HERE:
FAN FREAKING TASTIC!!!!!
CW-II, of course, because the Obamadorks and associated low IQ minions will not give up.
May as well get it over with earlier rather than later.
And, as is my usual, I volunteer to construct, sharpen and man the guillotine when the libs and RINOs are led up the stairs.
I wonder if this case could set a precedent for the Christian wedding cake makers and photographers being persecuted by the state for refusing to participate in gay marriage? If nothing else it should bolster their argument that you don’t lose your right to practice your religion just because you go into business...
JUST SHOUTED PRAISE TO GOD!!!!!!!!!!!!
LET FREEDOM RING!!!!!
However, the criminals in charge of America, Herr Obozo, Herr Holder and whatever Jarrett is, will ignore this decision llke they ignore the laws of the nation, elections and court decisions which go against their agendas and big donors.
Make every corporate entity a small closely held company? Other than that, the decision is narrow enough to only affect those types of companies, until the feds fund contraception coverage through regulation.
RE: Religions liberty is foundational to the US, obama, kapish?
We are on the edge my friend... the decision was 5-4.
All we need is for (God Forbid) one of the conservative to die or retire before 2016 and we’ll have another Ginsberg on the bench.
With that, 5-4 will be THE OTHER WAY AROUND.
I understand this has to do with ‘privately held businesses’.....which Holly Hobby is...protects the owners from the Obama mandate.
Now individuals need to demand their religious freedom to not pay for other people’s contraception...
A teeny tiny success, enjoy but keep on waving your pro life, heterosexual, liberty flag high.
Forward to life and freedom.
BTTT ~ Ditto!
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