The private company Hobby Lobby has sued the Obama administration over the Obamacare mandate requiring them to pay for their employee’s contraceptives


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We’ve only just begun: The private company Hobby Lobby has sued the Obama administration over the Obamacare mandate requiring them to pay for their employee’s contraceptives.

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  • JGL

    Why shouldn’t a company, a religious organization, a government take a proactive roll in what goes on in peoples bed rooms (or what ever

    room sexual activies occur).

    Why should people be responsible for the consequences of the actions they take?

    I think it has been established as a “good thing” that the mayor of New York City has taken it upon himself to limit the amount of ounces of

    soda that adults can purchase and he has taken it upon himself to limit access to baby formula.

    Isn’t this how it should be?

    Think of how much more time you will have when you don’t have to make such burdensome decisions for yourself and your family.

    I think that the concept of personal responsibility has been proven to be highly over rated and any time a government can mandate

    that one person pay for the indulgences of another person, like Martha says “Its a good thing”.

  • A few years ago I worked with a young woman (college student) who was convinced that she was entitled to publicly-funded birth control. We had a conversation that went something like this:

    ME: Why should taxpayers buy your birth control?

    HER: Because it would solve a lot of problems.

    Like what?

    Well, single mothers are economically disadvantaged, and children in those situations tend to have problems.

    Why don’t you buy your own birth control?

    Its expensive.

    More expensive than a kid?

    That’s not the point.

    So you’re telling me that I should buy your birth control so you can have sex without consequence?

    . . . .

    Our work relationship was decidedly chillier after that exchange.

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