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Hobby Lobby news and analysis from The Nation
June 21, 2021
Dark Money, the Supreme Court, and the Fate of LGBTQ+ Rights
The NAACP, the ACLU, and the Human Rights Campaign—the country’s largest LGBTQ+ political organization—have all joined forces with the Koch network–funded Americans for Prosperity to defend the role of dark money in politics.
April 7, 2017
Sarah Posner: What Would Jesus Do—About Donald Trump?
The writer on evangelicals and politics, before and after the election.
April 3, 2017
The Democratic Filibuster of Neil Gorsuch Is On
Five good reasons why Democrats are right to block Trump’s nominee.
February 2, 2017
To Avert Disaster, the Senate Must Reject Neil Gorsuch
President Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court is a radical choice at a pivotal moment.
May 20, 2016
When Religious Exemptions Are a Menace to Public Health
The Zika virus shows just how dangerous it is to let religious authority determine public policy.
Patricia J. Williams
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September 23, 2015
How ‘Hobby Lobby’ Launched a Right-Wing Crusade
The 2014 ruling has enabled corporations and Christian zealots to claim “religious liberty” as an excuse to deny women’s rights and skirt the law.
April 8, 2015
There Are No Abortion Cakes
If CEOs are worried that their LGBT employees won’t be treated as equals in Indiana, they should show as much concern for their pregnant and potentially pregnant employees.
April 3, 2015
Theocracy Versus Democracy
How the reckless
decision has excited the imagination of the right wing.
January 28, 2015
How the Roberts Supreme Court Has Strengthened the Powerful and Screwed Everyone Else
From criminal justice to workers’ and voting rights to campaign finance, it has defied customs that buttress the Court’s legitimacy.
Michelle D. Schwartz
March 25, 2014
Corporate Religious Freedom Means Freedom to Discriminate
If the Supreme Court rules that corporations have the right to free exercise of religion in the Hobby Lobby case, what happens to civil rights law?