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Womb With a View Redux — Part 2

Womb With a View Redux — Part 2

ACA / Obamacare, autonomy, Christianity, Church, conflict, conservatism, Consitution, contraception, critical judgment, culture, employer mandate, First Amendment, Freedom, Healthcare, Hobby Lobby, Ideology, secularism, Sexuality, Spirituality, Theology, Tolerance, Women
For part 1 of this post, see https://beguineagain.com/2014/08/14/womb-with-a-view-redux-part-1/ (Correction: In part 1 of this post, I referred to “36 other substances / devices for contraception”. The correct number should be 14 other methods. The ACA contraception mandate covers 18, not 40, contraceptive methods (20 total, but 18 for women) approved by the FDA, 4 of which were at issue in the Hobby Lobby case.) All that said, however, we must also acknowledge that by no means are all the problems with the Hobby Lobby ruling “pseudo”. Some are both significant and real, such as … o The real (potential) problem of the case for Hobby Lobby being argued and decided on a statutory rather than constitutional basis  As paradoxical as it perhaps may sound at first, the fact that the Hobby