Barrett is the Perfect Victim for the Christian Right

Barrett is the Perfect Victim for the Christian Right
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n>Years before Hobby Lobby CEO Steve Green purchased antiquities from ISIS, he became famous for quite a different reason: He told the courts he had a moral dilemma. The Affordable Care Act meant that his company’s health-insurance plan had to cover birth control. Green is a conservative Evangelical, and he wrongly believed that some forms of contraception can cause abortions. The ACA’s contraception mandate thus violated his First Amendment right to freely exercise his faith, he said. Green, who was already well-known to Evangelicals thanks to his store, stepped into a new and more prominent role — victim. Read Full Article »


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