Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Hobby Lobby's Super Slippery Slope

Just in case you really believed that Hobby Lobby was a narrow decision, here is ample evidence to the contrary one week after the decision.

SCOTUS granted a temporary injunction to Wheaton College exempting it from filing the form that allows the government to cover the birth control. See Dahlia Lithwick, Quick Change Justice; WSJ, Polarized Reaction to Wheaton College Injunction.

Eden Foods, makers of organic foods, claims exemption from covering all birth control medicines. Hobby Lobby Fallout

Religious entities seek exemption from the federal order banning employment discrimination for sex and sexual orientation by federal contractors. Citing Hobby Lobby Religious Groups Ask Obama for LGBT Exemptions

For more analysis of the opinion itself, see NYT, Between the Lines of the Contraception Decision.

 

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