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Protesters picket new
Hobby Lobby store in Totowa

North Jersey.com [Passaic Co., NJ], by James O´Neill

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 7/14/2014 5:22:00 AM

Roughly 50 people lined up in front of Hobby Lobby’s new Totowa store Saturday to protest the company’s role in a recent Supreme Court decision that says the company can choose not to cover contraception for its employees through the Affordable Care Act. The Oklahoma City-based arts and crafts chain is owned by a Christian family that says it tries to run the business applying its religious beliefs. One of the parties in the decision by the high court, the family had argued that the Obamacare requirement that all contraception be covered violated a 1993 federal law that protects religious

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Lala, 7/14/2014 5:26:22 AM     (No. 9923259)

I guess they have a Constitutional right to protest whatever they want, but good heavens, people sure are ignorant.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: John c, 7/14/2014 5:32:55 AM     (No. 9923261)

Local protect in MA showed 5 people and the rest, media weasels, creating news.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 7/14/2014 5:41:12 AM     (No. 9923265)

When I heard Hobby Lobby was opening new stores I knew this would happen. Stupid, low information voters imagining birth control is under attack. Even Fox news did not lways make a distinction between birth control pills ad the pills Hobby Lobby did not want to offer.It is the media´s fault.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: JimS, 7/14/2014 6:39:42 AM     (No. 9923283)

The first sentence is a lie.
The company is NOT opposing the providing of contraceptives to its health care plan.
It is opposing abortifacients--the "Morning After" pill--which is chemically induced abortion.
And there was not one word about requiring that employers provide either contraceptives or abortifacients in the ACA law. That was added--extralegally--by Sebellius andObama in direct violation of the 1st Amendment.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Catherine, 7/14/2014 6:43:43 AM     (No. 9923285)

Well I guess if they close the store by picketing, that means it will move someplace else. Maybe that new location will appreciate the jobs it creates.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: grace1798, 7/14/2014 6:55:16 AM     (No. 9923291)

Do not worry Hobby Lobby, there are more of us Conservatives out here and a lot of Christians as well who WILL shop at your store regularly. Also, I just bought a sewing machine (used to sew and getting back to it). There are less of them (whatever they are these days but I´m not allowed to mention the names)...and more of us. So let them whine. We don´t care and the Supreme Court is not going to change their minds.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: hamrman, 7/14/2014 6:56:01 AM     (No. 9923294)

50 dopes!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: nonsense, 7/14/2014 8:16:52 AM     (No. 9923363)

To add to #7, most likely paid "dopes". Soros money is everywhere the destruction surfaces.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: tappin52, 7/14/2014 8:24:24 AM     (No. 9923374)

As #4 states, the first sentence states a lie and gives you the perspective of the left. I did not need to read any further.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: oldmagnolia, 7/14/2014 8:39:11 AM     (No. 9923403)

I shop at Hobby Lobby and now, after this, I will shop there even more.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 7/14/2014 8:51:31 AM     (No. 9923430)

Some years ago a new Hobby Lobby opened not far from me so being a sewer, I had to check it out. Imagine my surprise when I walked in the door and heard a hymn playing throughout the store. So I hummed along as I shopped and heard other people doing the same. And their stores are clean and uncluttered. It´s a joy to shop there.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 7/14/2014 8:55:48 AM     (No. 9923439)

Just an incentive for more people to take up crafts as a hobby and shop at Hobby Lobby. The people picketing are ignorant of the FACTS. The same products available prior to the court decision are available subsequent to the decision, except 4 of them are now a person´s personal expense, for HL employees, and these 4 products are those that cause abortion.


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Reply 13 - Posted by: F15 Gork, 7/14/2014 9:01:11 AM     (No. 9923452)

If I lived there I think that I and 500 of my closest friends would show up to do some serious shopping....

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