Forum Post: How does requiring all employers to offer a standard insurance plan violate any person's religious freedom?
Posted 9 years ago on Feb. 9, 2012, 6:18 p.m. EST by bensdad
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This is employment law – pure and simple. No one is forced to use contraception – even though over 90% of Catholic women have. And 28 states already have similar laws. Our country is not based on the religious freedom of CHUCHES. Our country is based on the religious freedom for PEOPLE.
Aren’t these the same fanatics who insist that their religion’s definition of marriage should be law?
The unanimous 1878 Supreme Court decision - Reynolds v. United States clearly declared that the religious belief and practice of polygamy was not protected by the Constitution, based on the longstanding legal principle that
["laws are made for the government of actions, and while they cannot interfere with mere religious belief and opinions, they may with practices."]()
Where were the fanatics when the 28 non-Obama governments passed the state laws?
You may not agree with the supreme court’s decision – but no sane person can say this has nothing to do politics, elections, and the crazy anti-Obama fear of the “other”.