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Senate Dems introduce bill that would override Hobby Lobby ruling
Hotair ^ | 07/08/2014 | AllahPundit

Posted on 07/08/2014 7:34:28 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

Noah told you it was coming and now here it is. Pandermonium:

The bill, developed in consultation with the Obama administration, would require for-profit corporations like Hobby Lobby Stores to provide and pay for contraceptive coverage, along with other preventive services, under the Affordable Care Act…

“Your health care decisions are not your boss’s business,” said Senator Patty Murray, Democrat of Washington, who led efforts by Senate Democrats to respond to the court ruling. “Since the Supreme Court decided it will not protect women’s access to health care, I will.”…

Ms. Murray’s bill criticizes the Supreme Court’s majority opinion and repudiates it by declaring that “employers may not discriminate against their female employees” in coverage of preventive health services.

To this end, it says that an employer “shall not deny coverage of a specific health care item or service” where coverage is required under any provision of federal law. Moreover, it says, this requirement shall apply to employers notwithstanding the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

“Your health care decisions are not your boss’s business,” she huffed, while insisting that your boss pay for those decisions. Incidentally, I’ve seen some confusion online today about whether Congress can overturn a Supreme Court decision. Sure they can, if the decision is based on the Court’s interpretation of legislation rather than an interpretation of the Constitution. Congress can always change its own laws.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government
KEYWORDS: contraception; democrats; hobbylobby; imperialpresident; obama; womensrights
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1 posted on 07/08/2014 7:34:29 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

And I’m sure Republicans will find a friendly judge who will throw out such a law just as they do with legally passed constitutional amendments barring homosexual “marriage”.


2 posted on 07/08/2014 7:36:04 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg ("Compromise" means you've already decided you lost.)
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To: SeekAndFind

The party of Satan!! This just what fascist do.


3 posted on 07/08/2014 7:36:49 PM PDT by Busko (The only thing that is certain is that nothing is certain.)
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To: SeekAndFind
"Republican war on women. Republican war on women. Republican war on women."

It's all they got.

4 posted on 07/08/2014 7:37:21 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: SeekAndFind

Did the GOP begin impeachment last week?

No.
Nor will it this week.

The only party moving forward is Obama’s Fascist Party
with abetting and help from the miserable EXEMPT GOP.


5 posted on 07/08/2014 7:38:10 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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>> “Your health care decisions are not your boss’s business,” said Senator Patty Murray

Well such lying a-holes made the Citizens’ health care the govt’s business.


6 posted on 07/08/2014 7:38:29 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Busko

Exactly.


7 posted on 07/08/2014 7:39:07 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: SeekAndFind

RE: “Your health care decisions are not your boss’s business,” said Senator Patty Murray

I agree. So why should he pay for it?


8 posted on 07/08/2014 7:39:59 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

If the Democrats want to pick a fight here, a fight they will get. At least picking a fight is better than Barack’s cowardice. (Also this would be DOA in the House.)


9 posted on 07/08/2014 7:40:01 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Yeah, why not repeal this odious Obamacare...


10 posted on 07/08/2014 7:40:44 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: SeekAndFind

DOA in House


11 posted on 07/08/2014 7:41:04 PM PDT by Viennacon (Rebuke the Repuke!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Obviously this won’t pass the house and it most likely it won’t be brought up on the floor. It’s just a political stunt to keep the “war on women “ alive.


12 posted on 07/08/2014 7:41:26 PM PDT by aquila48
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To: SeekAndFind

” “Your health care decisions are not your boss’s business,” said Senator Patty Murray, Democrat”

And it’s not my responsibility to pay for the enabling and consequences of your slutty decisions.


13 posted on 07/08/2014 7:42:08 PM PDT by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: SeekAndFind

“it says that an employer “shall not deny coverage of a specific health care item or service” where coverage is required under any provision of federal law”

So braindead hideous bi*** Patty Murray wants companies to pay for partial birth abortions. I hate this pig with such passion, if I saw her walking across a highway, I’d hammer on the accelerator!


14 posted on 07/08/2014 7:42:22 PM PDT by Viennacon (Rebuke the Repuke!)
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To: Colonel_Flagg

LET’s REMEMBER:

ONLY If a bill has passed in BOTH the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate and has been approved by the President, or if a presidential veto has been overridden, the bill becomes a law and is enforced by the government.

This bill has NO CHANCE of passing the House today.

IF however, both houses are taken over by Democrats as in 2006 and a Democrat is president as in 2008-2010, THAT will be the end of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

Choose and Vote well in 2014 !!


15 posted on 07/08/2014 7:44:22 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

“Your health care decisions are not your boss’s business,” said Senator Patty Murray

Patty, if I’m paying for it, then it IS my business.


16 posted on 07/08/2014 7:45:27 PM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Why doesn’t the GOP introduce a bill to override the woman’s right to murder her baby?


17 posted on 07/08/2014 7:46:35 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The future must not belong to those who slander bacon.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Baby killers.


18 posted on 07/08/2014 7:46:52 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: Colonel_Flagg

Nice how the Demoncrats can have it both ways, isn’t it?
If they don’t like a state electoral mandamus, they get a judge to toss it out; if they don’t like SCOTUS ruling, they look to pass a law. CWII, coming soon.


19 posted on 07/08/2014 7:49:49 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: SeekAndFind

They can’t do that....it’s SETTLED LAW.


20 posted on 07/08/2014 7:49:56 PM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Ob)
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To: SeekAndFind
Why is such a bill required? I had heard that Zero was going to issue his own EO paying for the CONTRACEPTIVES.

We know why such a bill is required - the RAT party has to continue it's war on Republicans in prep for the Nov elections.
21 posted on 07/08/2014 7:50:50 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: SeekAndFind
Funny: My Constitution says "Congress shall pass no law..."
22 posted on 07/08/2014 7:51:37 PM PDT by Tzimisce
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To: SeekAndFind

Notice the GOPE never tries to override SCOTUS decisions, even back when they had all of Congress and the White House.


23 posted on 07/08/2014 7:53:23 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: SeekAndFind

why are they not shouting “it’s the law of the land!”?

liberals are perpetual teenagers. they’ve never gone the extra step to adult independence.

when it’s a law they like it’s the law of the land. don’t dare overturn it.

when it’s a law they hate, they can’t live by the law of the land. they then try to get around it.

if the courts are the problem they want the legislature to somehow override. if the legislature or the people amend their constitution they go to liberal courts to get laws’struck down.

if they are the majority they cite the will of the majority. if they are the minority they scream about the tyranny of the majority.

they are evil people. just gaming the system so they can legalize their wants and criminalize their opposition. they are like the bolsheviks always attacking the “mensheviks” - they even named themselves the majority and their enemies the minority - which it wasn’t true.

these people need to be destroyed. they aren’t placable and can’t take losing. they are a cancer on this country.


24 posted on 07/08/2014 7:54:27 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Pass a bill requiring that employers pay for therapy to cure homosexuality.


25 posted on 07/08/2014 7:54:59 PM PDT by butterdezillion (Note to self : put this between arrow keys: img src=""/)
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To: SeekAndFind

All these bills cost huge amounts of moneys and they fiat print them like the feds print money. This country is not doing ANYTHING productive with this idiot government.


26 posted on 07/08/2014 7:55:17 PM PDT by lavaroise (A well regulated gun being necessary to the state, the rights of the militia shall not be infringed)
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To: GeronL

That’s because they’re merely serving as lapdogs for the DNC.


27 posted on 07/08/2014 7:56:09 PM PDT by Jane Long ("And when thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek")
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

It worked, and still works.


28 posted on 07/08/2014 7:58:46 PM PDT by yield 2 the right
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To: SeekAndFind
RE:”The bill, developed in consultation with the Obama administration, would require for-profit corporations like Hobby Lobby Stores to provide and pay for contraceptive coverage, along with other preventive services, under the Affordable Care Act…”

Sounds like the provision that was just overturned.

Dems make fun when the GOP does this.

29 posted on 07/08/2014 7:58:54 PM PDT by sickoflibs (King Obama : 'The debate is over. The time for talk is over. Just follow my commands you serfs""')
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To: SeekAndFind

Looks like “the mom in tennis shoes” should just take a long walk off a short pier.


30 posted on 07/08/2014 7:59:29 PM PDT by Nowhere Man (Mom I miss you! (8-20-1938 to 11-18-2013) Cancer sucks)
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To: SeekAndFind
So the feminist activists insist that their personal health decisions are their own business. O.K., fine. I can agree with that. But then they want to force someone else to pay for these decisions, thereby making it the business of the payers. Can one really be that dense? Or is it just plain ignorance? Or maybe selfishness?
31 posted on 07/08/2014 8:00:19 PM PDT by MRadtke (Light a candle or curse the darkness?)
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To: SeekAndFind

Good luck with that, girls....


32 posted on 07/08/2014 8:00:49 PM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: SeekAndFind
“Your health care decisions are not your boss’s business,” said Senator Patty Murray, Democrat of Washington

The box of rocks is saying healthcare should not be provided by businesses. You should totally be responsible for your own health care. At least that's what I'm seeing in her comments.

33 posted on 07/08/2014 8:04:32 PM PDT by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: SeekAndFind

These people are scary as Hell, what part of “Hobby Lobby DOES pay for contraceptives” do these morons NOT understand.

Hell, I ain’t even into crafts but I’m gonna go shop there this week end.


34 posted on 07/08/2014 8:09:02 PM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: SeekAndFind

How do you “override” the First Amendment?


35 posted on 07/08/2014 8:13:23 PM PDT by fwdude (The last time the GOP ran an "extremist," Reagan won 44 states.)
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To: SeekAndFind

“Your health care decisions are not your boss’s business,”

They sure as hell aren’t your business, Patty. The gall of these people...


36 posted on 07/08/2014 8:13:47 PM PDT by John Robinson
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To: SeekAndFind

Hey Patty; why don’t you introduce and pass a budget?


37 posted on 07/08/2014 8:17:17 PM PDT by henkster (Do I really need a sarc tag?)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Oh, what a target rich environment this could become.

I STRONGLY recommend that there be a full scale debate on both floors of Congress!

The first step would be to get the dimocrats to espouse the Constitutional bases for writing a law to overturn a Supreme Court decision.

Once that has been firmly established by all the players involved go through the various Supreme Court decisions that Conservatives have problems with, starting lets say with Roe v. Wade and going from there. When the dimocrats rise in objection have them explain how the Hobby Lobby decision is different from Roe v. Wade and any other such law brought up by Conservatives.

IMHO this could make a mockery of the liberals “war on women” Who knows we might actually be able to revisit some of the more irrational Supreme Court decisions.

Yes, a VLPE (very low probability event) but still just taking the shot would be fun!


38 posted on 07/08/2014 8:19:06 PM PDT by Nip (BOHEICA and TANSTAAFL - both seem very appropriate today.)
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To: fwdude

RE: How do you “override” the First Amendment?

By arguing that what you are exercising violates the First Section of the 14th amendment.


39 posted on 07/08/2014 8:30:34 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Wouldn’t any law passed by congress have to repeal or modify the Religious Freedom Restoration Act?

CC


40 posted on 07/08/2014 8:33:28 PM PDT by Captain Compassion
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Patty Murray getting all up in a company’s business.


41 posted on 07/08/2014 8:36:03 PM PDT by guido911 (Islamic terrorists are members http://www.freerepublic.com/foof the "ROP", the "religion of pu*&ies")
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To: SeekAndFind

Here’s a little something for Dims to ponder:

Both the New York Times and the Washington Post are FOR PROFIT enterprises. They may not make any PROFIT, due to their content, but both papers are evil profit seeking Free Enterprise institutions. In fact, they FIRE liberals who work for them who don’t produce enough slander!


42 posted on 07/08/2014 8:45:10 PM PDT by Rembrandt (Part of the 51% who pay Federal taxes)
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To: Colonel_Flagg; All

They don’t have to find a friendly judge, Republicans already have a majority in the House. Passage unlikely.


43 posted on 07/08/2014 8:45:55 PM PDT by gleeaikin
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They don’t have to find a friendly judge, Republicans already have a majority in the House. Passage unlikely.


44 posted on 07/08/2014 8:46:21 PM PDT by gleeaikin
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To: SeekAndFind
"Your health care decisions are not your boss’s business"

Then why the hell do you keep trying to make it employers' business?

Why would anyone want to go to their employer to buy birth control?

45 posted on 07/08/2014 8:54:50 PM PDT by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continue)
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To: SeekAndFind

Well, this must be the New School America.

Obviously, people with Common Sense are stuck in the Old School America. That would be the one that protected Religious Liberty.

Democrat Politicians, so many Necks that could use a good stretching.


46 posted on 07/08/2014 9:22:56 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (THEY LIVE, and we're the only ones wearing the Sunglasses...)
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To: SeekAndFind

Don’t need no steenkin SC. Especially when the female members of it are telling The One and the rest of the donks to ignore the Hobby Lobby decision.


47 posted on 07/08/2014 9:24:24 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: aquila48

Obviously this won’t pass the house and it most likely it won’t be brought up on the floor.


Doesn’t matter. The One has a pen and a phone.


48 posted on 07/08/2014 9:26:21 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: VRWC For Truth

That is all there is to it, nothing more needed.


49 posted on 07/08/2014 10:13:00 PM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44
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To: Viennacon

The ACA law just states covering preventive care it was HHS that took that to mean contraception and 20 drugs. So if the law did not say specify is HHS making law up? They have given 100+ exceptions to others why not this? In principle it is law without representation


50 posted on 07/09/2014 12:18:27 AM PDT by wmap
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