Religious liberty Front and Center

Religious liberty Front and Center

By Michelle Malkin Via Michelle Malkin.com - Religious liberty is front and center on the nation’s Thanksgiving table. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court agreed to hear Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. The family-owned craft store company is intrepidly challenging the constitutionality of Obamacare’s abortion coverage mandate. Hobby Lobby’s faithful owners deserve our thanks and praise as they defend freedom of conscience for all Americans. The privately held retail chain’s story is the quintessential American Dream. Founder David Green started out making mini picture frames in his … [Read more...]

Court rules Hobby Lobby can challenge health law, won’t have to pay fines

Court rules Hobby Lobby can challenge health law, won’t have to pay fines

Via Associated Press- In a health care decision giving hope to opponents of the federal birth-control coverage mandate, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday that Hobby Lobby stores won't have to start paying millions of dollars in fines next week for not complying with the requirement. The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver decided the Oklahoma City-based arts and crafts chain can proceed with its case and won't be subject to fines in the meantime. The reprieve gives Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. more time to argue in a lower court that for-profit businesses -- not just currently … [Read more...]