“We must obey God rather than men!”—Acts 5:29. Now that Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has denied Hobby Lobby’s application for an emergency injunction protecting them from Obamacare’s HHS Mandate on abortion and birth control, Hobby Lobby has decided to defy the federal government to remain true to their religious beliefs, at enormous risk and financial cost. Hobby Lobby is wholly owned and controlled by the Green family, who are evangelical Christians. The Greens are committed to running their business in accordance with their Christian faith
We´ve gone to Hobby Lobby a couple of times - none are close by. Amazing store with great products. I suspected they were Christian owned because of the amount of merchandise with God-honoring slogans. May God bless them in their battle against this godless government!
#3, they are using The Becket Fund. Here´s a link to the cases The Becket Fund is handling. BTW, it´s named for St. Thomas A Becket who was martyred for defying King Henry II over the issue of separation of church and state.
FTA: Millions of Christians across the country feel exactly the same way as the Greens. The Obama administration has issued a statist command that is a declaration of war on people of faith who object to abortion, and civil disobedience could break out all over the country unless the courts set this matter right—and quickly.
May other Christian business owners of courage and conviction join the Greens and Hobby Lobby... I KNOW if Art DeMoss were still alive and CEO of National Liberty Insurance Corp., Valley Forge, PA, he would be joining them... or leading too...
It´s a 36 mile round trip to get to the closest HL, but I will go tmrw and make sure I tell the mgr why I support them. They´ll need all the profits they can generate if this highway robbery goes forward.
Hobby Lobby has a fantastic framing department. Well trained personel do custom frames, for photos, posters, art, etc., fast and professional. Next time we visit ours in Springfield, Mo., we´ll tell ´em how proud of them we are. I hope they make a HUGE fuss about this. So many of us are SEETHING, and we are looking for any leadership. All eyes will be on those who take a stand against this regime and it´s offensive dictates.
The God-honoring character and integrity flow from the top down in any business endeavor. The peace of God very evident in the store I used to frequent. Happy employees knew they were appreciated and enjoyed serving people. I am not surprised they are fighting this Obamacare. This family will obey God and will never give in. What an example for the rest of us. You can order things online, remember! God bless and prosper you Hobby Lobby! We will support you with our dollars all the way!
It takes a tremendous amount of courage to stand up for God these days. Facing a million+ fine a day would make anybody´s knees buckle, on top of liberal public ridicule and boycotts. I guess the liberals hobby is right next door at the liquor store.
But seriously,God bless these people.It´s pure fascism to punish people for their religious beliefs,especially when other so called religions get carve outs because of political connections.
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Grant Hodges, 12/29/2012 4:29:53 AM (No. 9088266)
We need to find a more pro-active way to fight Obama v. Hobby Lobby.
Confiscatory fines are intended to make it impossible for anyone to challenge dictatorial immoral laws, and by levying such penalties Obama has made it clear that he intends no arbitration or rule of law governing the edict.
Time for us to start planning how we will force the government to back down. The courts are packed with Democrats who intend to force the destruction of First Amendment religious liberty. Once they beat us on this, they have and will beat us on all.
May God bless and protect Hobby Lobby, and grant them victory in this matter. It is way past time to say "enough". The out-of-control courts, Hussein issuing one executive order after another, bypassing Congress, is intolerable.
The Greens have a "sister" company that I haven´t seen mentioned, perhaps it is a subsidiary included in the Hobby Lobby name.
Mardel Christian & Education has a large (half the store) home school supply area. 1600 Bibles, art work, statues, clothing and anything a home school parent might need. And, like HL, they are closed on Sundays and have a website: http://www.mardel.com/
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