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Reminder: Hobby Lobby Provides Coverage for 16 Types of Contraception
Townhall ^ | June 30, 2014 | Katie Pavlich

Posted on 06/30/2014 3:19:58 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

After today's Supreme Court ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby, the left and Democrats are predictably claiming the 5-4 decision bans contraception for women.

Matt Canter @mattcanter

DSCC: Nearly every GOP candidate supports radical
measures that would block birth control &roll back
women’s health care rights even further

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Sandra Fluke @SandraFluke

Supreme Court rules that bosses can deny employees
coverage of birth control. #HobbyLobby #NotMyBossBusiness

9:24 AM - 30 Jun 2014

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That claim is completely false. Not to mention, Hobby Lobby itself provides coverage of 16 different types of contraception to its employees.

The Green family has no moral objection to the use of 16 of 20 preventive contraceptives required in the mandate, and Hobby Lobby will continue its longstanding practice of covering these preventive contraceptives for its employees. However, the Green family cannot provide or pay for four potentially life-threatening drugs and devices. These drugs include Plan B and Ella, the so-called morning-after pill and the week-after pill. Covering these drugs and devices would violate their deeply held religious belief that life begins at the moment of conception, when an egg is fertilized.

Facts matter, but to the left, emotion on this issue wins.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: abortion; contraception; hobbylobby; hobbylobbydecision; scotus
If you don't want your boss "in your business" don't make him or her pay for your contraception, Sandra.
1 posted on 06/30/2014 3:19:58 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Gulp! I can only think about 3 contraceptive methods.


2 posted on 06/30/2014 3:22:02 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: miss marmelstein

Of, not about.


3 posted on 06/30/2014 3:22:32 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

How far have we fallen that by not forcing your employer to pay for you to murder you baby, your employer violates your civil rights.


4 posted on 06/30/2014 3:26:19 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Well, they shouldn’t, in my opinion, but I’m not interested in forcing them to stop.


5 posted on 06/30/2014 3:33:23 PM PDT by Tax-chick (I don't feel obligated to provide you with a non-boring gun.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If I’m the boss paying for that coverage, I’ll only cover the least expensive option.


6 posted on 06/30/2014 3:34:39 PM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; All

If anyone can get Fluke’s address I’m going to send her a condom. I hope others do as well.


7 posted on 06/30/2014 3:38:44 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (Liberals were raised by women or wimps.)
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To: VerySadAmerican

Why does a lesbian need a condom?


8 posted on 06/30/2014 3:40:44 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

You don’t want to know.


9 posted on 06/30/2014 3:42:22 PM PDT by Tax-chick (I don't feel obligated to provide you with a non-boring gun.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Not 1 in 1,000,000 people know this. I didn’t know it.

The media in this country needs to be given a mega-enema.


10 posted on 06/30/2014 3:43:52 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is PUBLIC ENEMY #1)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The left loves baby killing. It’s all about abortion.


11 posted on 06/30/2014 3:45:44 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: All

This is a pretty narrow case, yet the Left’s panties are all in a wad! LOL!

While I commend the court’s decision, it really was a no-brainer. In fact from a Catholic perspective, the court was notoriously liberal. The only forms of birth control that the employer can’t be forced to pay for are those that induce abortion, all others are on the employer’s dime.

And even this is limited only to what essentially amounts to family-run businesses. WalMart or McDonald’s would have to go ahead and pay for the abortion drugs.


12 posted on 06/30/2014 3:47:16 PM PDT by Gunpowder green
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I did not know that.

The Plan B pill, if used within 24 hours will prevent pregnancy...but in some cases fertilization would have already occurred. But, it happens enough I can appreciate their position.

Thanks for posting this. It will come in handy at the liberal cookouts this coming week.


13 posted on 06/30/2014 3:52:57 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (If you want to keep your dignity, you can keep it. Period........ Just kidding, you can't keep it.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Every once in a while I wish FR had an upvote button. Because that comment was funny.


14 posted on 06/30/2014 3:54:15 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (If you want to keep your dignity, you can keep it. Period........ Just kidding, you can't keep it.)
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To: miss marmelstein

I think it’s 16 different brands/formulations, not methods.


15 posted on 06/30/2014 3:56:19 PM PDT by informavoracious (Open your eyes, people!)
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To: miss marmelstein

“Gulp! I can only think about 3 contraceptive methods.”

Lets see. There is the aspirin method...


16 posted on 06/30/2014 3:57:47 PM PDT by babygene ( .)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Healthy people engage in sexual activity - there is no injury or illness involved - it is a voluntary act. Why should any ‘health’ insurance policy be mandated to include contraceptive products or drugs?

The Government has not mandated that Medicare pay for eye care (glasses, lenses to correct or improve vision), dental care to improve digestion and relieve pain, or hearing aides to assist with life functions. So why is the Government involved in condoms, IUDs and birth control pills?


17 posted on 06/30/2014 3:58:51 PM PDT by sodpoodle (Life is prickly - carry tweezers.)
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To: sodpoodle

I’m in the first priority group with the VA and I still don’t receive dental care. I do receive hearing and vision care, though.


18 posted on 06/30/2014 4:01:04 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: babygene; miss marmelstein

Isn’t “gulp” another? I’ll be here all week, try the veal.


19 posted on 06/30/2014 4:02:05 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: Gunpowder green

“And even this is limited only to what essentially amounts to family-run businesses. WalMart or McDonald’s would have to go ahead and pay for the abortion drugs.”

It’s hard to argue that large corporations with millions of stock holders (owners) can claim religious grounds...


20 posted on 06/30/2014 4:02:46 PM PDT by babygene ( .)
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To: Vermont Lt

“The Plan B pill, if used within 24 hours will prevent pregnancy...”

I think your wrong on that... In that it doesn’t prevent conception.


21 posted on 06/30/2014 4:05:20 PM PDT by babygene ( .)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It is fair to point out that Hobby Lobby already covers 16 types of contraception.

But, what if an employer objects to all contraception on religious grounds. That is a sincerely held Catholic belief for as long as I ever remember and maybe for hundreds of years. I don’t really know, since I’m not Catholic.

Should they not be allowed to have their faith be the basis of their daily life, too?

The real culprit here is a government forcing an employer to provide health coverage. There really is no logical reason for that.

I would:

1. Disconnect employers from health insurance altogether.

2. Have insurance companies sell insurance.

3. Have individuals buy health insurance.

4. If the government wants to, it can also sell a policy. Doesn’t it sell flood insurance?


22 posted on 06/30/2014 4:09:32 PM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“I’m in the first priority group with the VA and I still don’t receive dental care. I do receive hearing and vision care, though.”

Well, I’m in the last group with too many assets and I just get hearing no vision and no dental. I do get drugs with an $8 copay, but I don’t use it. My retirement insurance is a $5 copay.


23 posted on 06/30/2014 4:11:09 PM PDT by babygene ( .)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Is there a list somewhere of the 20 forms of contraception, and the 4 that this case was about?


24 posted on 06/30/2014 4:23:08 PM PDT by Cymbaline ("Allahu Akbar": Arabic for "Nothing To See Here" - Mark Steyn)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Why does a lesbian need a condom?

Unfortunately, there is an answer to that question.

25 posted on 06/30/2014 5:01:29 PM PDT by TChad (The Obamacare motto: Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori.)
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