Personally, I’m thrilled with Hobby Lobby. If I1 can’t be forced to fund2 something incompatible with my “sincerely held religious beliefs,” then I don’t have to fund war and killing.3 Major decreases in my tax bill, baby!
We don’t give corporations more religious liberty than real persons, right? Right?? ↩
Even indirectly, through third parties, or in the aggregate. ↩
Justice Ginsburg is my inspiration in this, “The court, I fear, has ventured into a minefield.” Thanks to the Hobby Lobby decision, I don’t have to fund any more landmines.” ↩
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Is he a traitor? Yes, absolutely. But so were Washington, Adams, Hamilton, Franklin, and Jefferson, to name a few. If you think being a traitor is always bad, no matter the circumstances or motives, you’re officially too dumb to vote.
Perhaps I am naive, but I believe that at this point in history, the greatest danger to our freedom and way of life comes from the reasonable fear of omniscient State powers kept in check by nothing more than policy documents.