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News flash: Secular businesses
don’t much care about religious
businesspeople’s religious rights claims!

Washington Post, by Eugene Volokh

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Posted By:lasvegaslou, 2/7/2014 8:02:19 AM

A Slate article by David Gans makes much of the fact that business groups haven’t stood up to support Hobby Lobby’s religious exemption claims: This spring, the Supreme Court will decide — for the first time in our nation’s history — whether secular, for-profit corporations are entitled to invoke the constitutional guarantee of the free exercise of religion. The stakes are huge, as the justices will determine whether business corporations can claim a religious exemption from federal laws that protect the rights of their employees.

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This decision, when it comes down, may tell us where Roberts really stands. Or maybe he told us already.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: fhancock, 2/7/2014 8:09:20 AM     (No. 9722893)

What a unique way of putting it..."The stakes are huge, as the justices will determine whether business corporations can claim a religious exemption from federal laws that protect the rights of their employees"...I´m sure the Little Sisters of the Poor didn´t get the memo on this

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Reply 2 - Posted by: nonsense, 2/7/2014 8:35:07 AM     (No. 9722922)

Isn´t "total silence" what happened in Germany under Hitler?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Doctor P, 2/7/2014 10:20:29 AM     (No. 9723033)

Those who spend other people´s money don´t care about other people´s rights either

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