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SCOTUS, Hobby Lobby & Media Malpractice
American Spectator, by David Catron

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Posted By:garnet, 12/2/2013 7:08:52 AM

The Supreme Court’s decision to hear two constitutional challenges to the HHS contraception mandate has frightened Obamacare’s media cheerleaders into launching another of their propaganda campaigns designed to protect the “reform” law from itself. Those Americans still naïve enough to rely on establishment news outlets for information on current events are being told that Hobby Lobby v. Sebelius and Conestoga Wood Specialties v. Sebelius are part of a sinister conspiracy to restrict access to birth control, endow corporations with religious rights, and escalate the “war on women.”

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Attila DiMedici, 12/2/2013 7:38:27 AM     (No. 9636478)

I had a long discussion on facebook with two friends who repeatedly asked why an employer should be allowed to prevent an employee from having access to birth control. I repeatedly told them that Hobby Lobby was making no claim regarding an employees access to birth control or even abortion, that they were just challenging the government´s right to force them to pay for abortion. They tried all different sorts of ways to make the case that Hobby Lobby was trying to deny their employees access to these things and that that was wrong. No matter what I said, they could not their head around the idea that the case was about whether or not the owners of Hobby Lobby should be required to pay for their employees to get abortions.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: MattMusson, 12/2/2013 7:51:33 AM     (No. 9636492)

CBS, MSNBC, the WAPO and the NYT have affirmed themselves as the Propoganda Arm of the DNC.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: The Architect, 12/2/2013 8:19:02 AM     (No. 9636536)

I wonder what excuse Roberts will use to cave on this one?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: nonsense, 12/2/2013 8:49:39 AM     (No. 9636582)

Beware: creepy picture of the de facto potus ValJar at the beginning of the article.

ValJar is ready with binders of blackmail information she´s prepared to use to destroy anyone who gets in the way of Obamascare implementation. She will end up being one very, very rich Revenge Queen.

I don´t expect anything honest from the coward Chief Justice John Roberts.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 12/2/2013 8:55:49 AM     (No. 9636592)

#1, black is white and up is down. You can´t argue with someone who knows they are wrong. The technique is to simply say no, regardless of the validity of your arguments.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Salt5792, 12/2/2013 10:16:56 AM     (No. 9636715)

The SCOTUS owes America to make up for the Roberts "tax" outrage. These cases have a good chance of seeing a good decision.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Coy860, 12/2/2013 11:26:50 AM     (No. 9636798)

#6. yes, SCOTUS should have to suffer the consequences of ignoring the Constitution.
9 attorneys who wear black robes and are accountable to NO ONE are not the American way. UNelected, appointed by sleezy politicians out for themselves, accountable to no one is unacceptable.
Term limits may help. Otherwise, perhaps a review board of one person from each of the 50 States may be a recourse. We are no longer a Nation of honest, moral people even in high office. We the People can no longer allow a SCOTUS that acts in ways that harm 360 million people and not be held accountable. The Judicial branch is out of control.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Marzon, 12/2/2013 12:19:14 PM     (No. 9636874)

FTA: "“The ACA was designed to ensure that health care decisions are made between a woman and her doctor.... "

How can anybody make that argument with a straight face when the whole point of Zippycare to insert the government between a patient and a doctor? and the IRS, and Kathleen Sibelius, and the Death Panels, etc.



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