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  • Hobby Lobby's rights are same as individuals'

    Regarding Monday's Supreme Court ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby, some people are a little confused on the distinctions of business ownership. One key aspect to understanding this ruling is that Hobby Lobby is not a publicly traded company. It is a...
  • Hobby Lobby case holds power, not life, sacred

    Hobby Lobby case holds power, not life, sacred
    We can stop pretending the Hobby Lobby case is about the sanctity of life now. Now that Forbes and Mother Jones and CBS News and dozens of other outlets have reported that Hobby Lobby's employee retirement plan invests millions in companies that...
  • Supreme Court says some businesses can ignore birth control mandate

    WASHINGTON A divided Supreme Court on Monday extended religious-freedom protections to certain for-profit corporations, exempting them from providing birth-control services that are required under the 2010 health care law. In a groundbreaking 5-4...
  • Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision is a slap in the face to women

    Today’s Supreme Court Hobby Lobby decision, which puts the religious beliefs of an employer above the medical needs of female employees, is head-shakingly bad. And not just for women and their families. It’s bad for anyone who works for...
  • Hobby Lobby ruling: Bad for women's rights, bad for the Religious Freedom Restoration Act

    In ruling 5 to 4 that "closely held" companies can refuse on religious grounds to include contraceptives in their employees' health plans, the Supreme Court has needlessly interfered with an important provision of the Affordable Care Act. And it has...
  • Supreme Court: Yes, (some) corporations can pray--and you'll all pay

    In its decision Monday in the Hobby Lobby case, the conservative Supreme Court majority that upheld corporations' religious objections to birth control spends an inordinate amount of time defending itself from the reasoning and wrath of Justice Ruth Bader...
  • Supreme Court rules in favor of Hobby Lobby in birth-control mandate case

    Supreme Court rules in favor of Hobby Lobby in birth-control mandate case
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that business owners can object on religious grounds to a provision of President Barack Obama's healthcare law that requires closely held private companies to provide health insurance that covers birth control....
  • The craziest thing about the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision

    The craziest thing about the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision
    What stood out as the worst aspect of Monday’s Supreme Court decision on the lawsuit brought by Hobby Lobby against the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate? For advocates of reproductive rights, it's that the highest court in the...
  • Get ready for an even bigger threat to Obamacare

    Get ready for an even bigger threat to Obamacare
    Now that the Supreme Court has issued its ruling in the Hobby Lobby case, the legal fight over the Affordable Care Act will shift a few blocks away to another Washington courtroom, where a far more fundamental challenge to Obamacare is about to be decided...
  • Debt collectors turn to social media to track down delinquents

    PITTSBURGH After more than a decade of eluding phone calls, a Brighton Heights man said his experience with a third-party collection agency hired to recoup his student loan debt went from marginally annoying to borderline cyber stalking. Even for loan...
  • Paid vacation isn't a given in America

    Paid vacation isn't a given in America
    Speaking of vacation days. Weren't we? Well, we're speaking of things employers do and don't have to fund. (Hi there, Hobby Lobby.) And I just returned from a week off. Put the two together and you'll see why I'm wondering: How much paid vacation time...