A month doesn’t pass without the administration issuing another exemption from a mandate previously held out as nonnegotiable… Why not exempt employers for issues of conscience?
Month: March 2014
Hobby Lobby Owners Deserve Their Religious Rights
If a corporation can have an “imputed racial identity” based on the race of its owners, it can have “imputed religious identity” based on the religion of its owners.
Government Can’t Have it Both Ways on Religious Freedom
The government cannot force families to abandon their faith just to earn a living.
Contraception Mandate Doublecross
The conscience clause that the Green and Hahn families rely upon is consistent with scores of federal and state laws dating back more than 40 years.
The Basic Right of a Free People
As a nation, we should insist that our laws should encourage and support, not penalize, citizens who seek to consistently adhere to their moral convictions.
Underlying Hobby Lobby
When individuals or groups are denied participation, or equal participation, in the political process, the laws are apt to become oppressive as to them. This poses a serious danger for religious liberty.
A Hobson’s Choice: Religious Freedom in the Business World
The government burdens the businesses exercise of religion by forcing them to either renounce their religious beliefs or pay hundreds of millions of dollars in fines each year.
Corporate Personhood: For Me But Not for Thee?
The law does not ask courts to pretend that corporations are robots because corporations are owned and operated by people.
Accommodations, Religious Freedom, and the Hobby Lobby Case
RFRA says, for all of us, that religious freedom matters, that it matters to policy winners and losers alike, and that if we can accommodate religious believers’ practices and objections, then we should.
Our Legal Heritage Favors Religious Freedom
The best of our legal heritage favors recognition of religious freedom exercised by family-run businesses and closely held companies.