This is why this decision is so very important: “. It’s a blow for women’s rights and another boost for corporate power from these very, very pro-corporate Supremes.”
Something needs to be done, they need to stop!!! IMPEACH ….
“In a decision of startling breadth, the Court holds that commercial enterprises, including corporations, along with partnerships and sole proprietorships, can opt out of any law (saving only tax laws) they judge incompatible with their sincerely held religious beliefs…Would the exemption extend to employers with religiously grounded objections to blood transfusions (Jehovah’s Witnesses); antidepressants (Scientologists); medications derived from pigs, including anesthesia, intravenous fluids, and pills coated with gelatin (certain Muslims, Jews, and Hindus); and vaccinations?…Suppose an employer’s sincerely held religious belief is offended by health coverage of vaccines, or paying the minimum wage, or according women equal pay for substantially similar work?… The court, I fear, has ventured into a minefield.” – Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, dissent, Burwell v. Hobby Lobby
(Much of today’s blog post is inspired by a discussion at Democratic Underground started by one of my favorite posters, a thoughtful and erudite man known…
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