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Topic: contraceptives

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July 10, 2014 at 5:02 PM

Hobby Lobby ruling: A strike against gender equality

Chris Charbonneau, in her guest column “Hobby Lobby ruling puts bosses’ values ahead of a woman’s health” [Opinion, July 6], makes excellent points about the discriminatory actions of corporations like Hobby Lobby and the Supreme Court’s subsequent endorsement of them. Specifically, Charbonneau points to the backward absurdity of an employer’s (now constitutionally authorized) ability…

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July 7, 2014 at 6:04 AM

Hobby Lobby ruling: Employees should just seek employment elsewhere

With our nation’s birthday upon us, I am reminded of the importance of our freedoms. While our constitutional rights and the laws that uphold them are complex, I can’t see the Supreme Court deciding the Hobby Lobby case any other way [“Justices put mistaken faith in Hobby Lobby contraceptives ruling,” Opinion, July 1]. One…

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July 5, 2014 at 9:13 AM

Hobby Lobby ruling: Correctly labeled a Taliban-like decision

The editorial board at The Seattle Times nailed it when it labeled the recent Supreme Court decision a “Taliban” decision [“Justices put mistaken faith in Hobby Lobby contraceptives ruling,” Opinion, July 1]. The Supreme Court has ruled that members of a particular religious sect have the right to dictate their employees under their direct…

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July 4, 2014 at 9:10 AM

Hobby Lobby ruling: How to ensure corporations beliefs are deeply held?

How is the government going to ascertain that the closely held corporations’ religious beliefs are “deeply held” and not just a scam to get out of paying for their employees’ insurance? [“Justices put mistaken faith in Hobby Lobby contraceptives ruling,” Opinion, July 1]. Will a report card, church-attendance records and donation tallies from…

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July 3, 2014 at 12:42 PM

Contraception ruling: The church and the state don’t mix

The recent Supreme Court decision in the Hobby Lobby case should have all Americans concerned [“Justices put mistaken faith in Hobby Lobby contraceptives ruling,” Opinion, July 1]. It further erodes the separation between church and state that serves as the foundation of our government. The Founding Fathers were students of history and knew the…

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