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Justice Ginsburg and the Hobby Lobby threat to religious freedom
Justice Ginsburg and the Hobby Lobby threat to religious freedom

The 35-page, few-holds-barred dissent to the Hobby Lobby ruling penned by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg contains many strong attacks on the majority’s thinking. But in one argument — when she wonders whether this argument will lead to Jehovah’s Witness employers not covering blood transfusions, or Scientologist employers not covering antidepressants— there’s a possibility that she’s wrong. And in a way, that’s the most frightening prospect of all. This has been a court that overall tries to narrow its rulings to find a comfortable place for itself, and where personal biases can be all too easy to spot. And this court majority is clearly...

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