The Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Case Essay

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Hobby Lobby Case
The Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby case was heard by the U.S. Supreme Court in November of 2013. The founders of Hobby Lobby set their own Biblical standards for their corporation, and they believe that their First Amendment rights are being tested by going against their religious freedoms. They decided to file a law suit against the Obama administration’s Affordable Care Act because it went against their religion. Through the Affordable Care Act, Hobby Lobby was forced into providing birth control for their employees in which they took it to the courts. The First Amendment of the United States Constitution clearly states the five freedoms of speech, press, religion, assembly and petition. More importantly, their freedom of
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The employee’s health should be private and not public for their employer to know. In that being said, they wouldn’t have to know if an employee is going to the doctor for birth control. It is not the corporation’s job to stick their noses in their workers business. The Hobby Lobby’s employees should not be discriminated against in the work place either. As they should be able to come to work and their private life be separate from work. There are many debates against both sides of the Hobby Lobby case since they are complaining that it goes against their religious freedoms. As soon as someone complains about a cause playing against their religious freedoms, then the courts will for sure get involved. The Hobby Lobby case is a bit more tedious and has taken quite a while to figure out since both laws are going head to head; the First Amendment and the health care coverage for employees. The U.S. Supreme Court has been working on how the case goes against the establishment clause. If they decide that Hobby Lobby should not have to provide birth control for their workers than the law should be repealed from all other business according to the establishment law. The establishment clause is made so that “NO” other law can be made against the rights for religious freedom. It is made so that no one religion is establish for the United States or calling one religion better that the other. In the case for Hobby Lobby, it

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