hobby lobby ruling

In a sense, Donald Trump is correct that women who have abortions if the procedure is banned should face "some sort of punishment." Before you misconstrue my opinion, please note that I have always been an advocate of pro-choice.
The Hobby Lobby case and the ensuing debate and legal wrangling attempts to avoid fulfilling the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive coverage guarantee: This is bad for business, bad for women, bad for our economy and morally offensive.
Last year, TST made headlines for performing a "pink mass" ritual over the grave of Catherine Idalette Johnston, the mother
Until God comes down from heaven to advise the Supreme Court on which religious interpretations are truly expressed correctly, it's best to keep "religious expression" away from laws affecting the lives of all Americans.
Would you like to know why I choose an IUD as birth control? Because my husband and I enjoy having sex and we cannot afford another baby. Because I have been on hormonal birth control to manage severe cramps. Because I had a D&C five days postpartum after delivering our first son.
“A secular, for-profit corporation cannot establish that it can exercise religion,” three judges wrote in their decision
New York State has long been a leader in advancing women's equality, stretching back to the Seneca Falls Convention 166 years ago this weekend. Sadly, as we mark this important anniversary, hard-won victories by the women's rights movement are being threatened by a radical right wing that seeks to roll back the progress we've made.
The highly politicized pro-choice/anti-choice dispute is usually fought on the battleground of religion, though not religions agree on it. It involves complex moral and personal questions that are framed by some religions as theological.
This article was edited after publication to include a statement from the House Pro-Choice Caucus. House Republicans also
Watch a clip of Van De Putte's appearance above. "My mom's in her eighties, and what she always told me and my sisters is
There can be little doubt that this was a very good year for corporations, employers and fat cats. Meanwhile, racial minority groups were again reminded that the civil rights movement is a thing of the past.
The five justices' decision should remind us how important it is to engage men -- young as well as old -- in conversations about contraception.
As a young American woman, I am blatantly being told that I am lesser than. In 2014, I am being told that I do not have the ability to make medical decisions for myself.
Since the Supreme Court issued its decision, many people have suggested boycotting Hobby Lobby and other such businesses. While I support such a decision, it misses the bigger issue.
The Hobby Lobby ruling not only is terrible news for women seeking a guarantee of good health care through their employer, but also for anybody who believes in personal freedom.
The United States Supreme Court ended its most recent judicial term this week in a characteristically dramatic fashion. The
If Obama signs the executive order or Congress passes ENDA (a bill stalled for 16 years), the same battle could ensue with
Actor and human rights activist George Takei condemned the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling Monday as a "stunning set-back for women's reproductive rights" in a post Tuesday on his personal blog, That Blog Is So Takei.
The Supreme Court decision on the Hobby Lobby case rests on an important part of the American experience: the defense of religious freedom. People can and do exercise religious freedom in their everyday and business lives.
Today, a corporation is a "person." An embryo is a "person." And yet, so little is being done to protect the rights of women -- what about them? This decision is of course even worse for low-income women.