Hobby Lobby makes clear that all persons—human and corporate, citizen and foreigner, resident and alien—enjoy the special religious free exercise protections of the [Religious Freedom Restoration Act].
Attorneys for two Guantanamo Bay detainees have filed an emergency application, invoking the Supreme Court’s controversial decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, for a temporary restraining order to bar military officials from preventing inmates from participating in communal prayer during Ramadan.
On Monday, the Supreme Court in their controversial Hobby Lobby ruling equated contraception to abortion. The problem with their decision is this: There’s absolutely zero science to back it up.
I think we all deserve this picture of a SCOTUS protester dressed as a Bible and wearing no pants after today. (via @bennyjohnson)
SCOTUS is slowly conferring all the rights of personhood onto corporations, while simultaneously relieving corporations of personal responsibility, and gradually limiting the civil rights of individuals.
And the majority opinion was by 5 men. Five. Men.
you know what
i wrote earlier about how i use birth control for health purposes and not necessarily to prevent pregnancy as an attempt to justify it. but then i realized that yeah, there are probably other people going through the same thing and it should be recognized but we shouldn’t have to explain why we use birth control pills. we shouldn’t have to justify it. if men can have vasectomies and viagra prescribed to them then i should be able to take a fucking pill no questions asked.