Posts tagged "hobby lobby"

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg Talks Hobby Lobby Decisions With Katie Couric

Recently Notorious R.B.G. — I'm mean, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg — was interviewed by Katie Couric for Yahoo and she's got a lot to say about last month's decision in favor of Hobby Lobby.

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 31, 2014

8 Craft Stores To Shop At Instead Of Hobby Lobby

I learned about sweatshops towards the end of junior high and I remember being deeply troubled. A burgeoning activist, I decided to boycott all clothing stores that sold products made in sweatshops. A quick AOL internet search (#old) revealed that my boycott would actually be incredibly difficult — if not impossible — given that I…

By: Phylisa Wisdom / July 3, 2014

Post-Hobby Lobby, Religious Organizations Now Demanding Exemption From LGBT Hiring Order

Well, surprise, surprise. Not. Just days after the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Hobby Lobby -- which gives business owners with "religious objections" the right to deny coverage of contraception in health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act -- a group of religious leaders are now demanding that they be allowed to discriminate…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 3, 2014

Guy Makes Justice Ginsberg’s Hobby Lobby Statement Into A Song

Well, that's one way to react to the Supreme Court's ruling today. In case musical tributes to Supreme Court documents aren't your jam, here's a much quieter roundup of the eight best lines from Justice Ginsberg's dissent. [Mother Jones] Or there's this one-act play inspired by the ruling, called "The Taming of the Slut." [Happy

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 30, 2014

Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Affordable Care Act’s Contraception Coverage

Today the Supreme Court heard challenges to the Affordable Care Act's mandate to cover preventative care, which was filed by Christian owners of secular businesses who object to covering certain forms of birth control for their employees. Hobby Lobby claims their religious freedom is being violated and they should be exempt, like explicitly religious employers. There'…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 25, 2014