Obama Administration: We Can and Will Force Christians to Act Against Their Faith

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    By Terence P. Jeffrey
    December 29, 2012



    In a legal argument formally presented in federal court in the case of Hobby Lobby v. Kathleen Sebelius, the Obama administration is claiming that the First Amendment—which expressly denies the government the authority to prohibit the “free exercise” of religion—nonetheless allows it to force Christians to directly violate their religious beliefs even on a matter that involves the life and death of innocent human beings. …

    The Obama administration is making a two-fold argument for why it can force Christians to act against their faith in complying with the regulation it has issued under the Obamacare law that requires virtually all health care plans to cover, without co-pay, sterilizations, contraceptives, and abortion-inducing drugs.

    The first argument the administration makes against the owners of Hobby Lobby is that Americans lose their First Amendment right to freely exercise their religion when they form a corporation and engage in commerce. A person’s Christianity, the administration argues, cannot be carried out through activities he engages in through an incorporated business. … The second argument the administration makes to justify forcing Christians to act against their faith is more sweeping. Here the administration argues it can force a person to act against his religion so long as the coercion is done under the authority of a law that is neutral and generally applicable—in other words, as long as the law was not written specifically to persecute Christians as Christians, the government can use that law to persecute Christians. …


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    ...So this quote that you used for your thread title was never said by anyone in the Obama Administration and this article is from a hack conservative blog making a bunch of loose connections to wind up it's brain dead followers? Kay... interesting news.
     
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    actually the story is true and has already been upheld by a federal court. You should be happy. Your side won.
     
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    First of all, I don't have a side. Second of all, of course they won as a business owner doesn't get to pick and choose what laws they get to follow. Third of all, again no one said the OP's title phrase which means this is conservative propaganda meant to wind up brain dead people.
     

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