Sunday, July 6, 2014

Hobby Lobby Responds to Supreme Court's Favorable Ruling Over Obamacare HHS Mandate

Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. responded with joy to the Supreme Court's favorable ruling that it can uphold its religious belief in seeking to be exempted from part of the Obamacare HHS mandate the company considers as pro-abortion.

In a response to the decision, Hobby Lobby co-founder Barbara Green says, "Our family is overjoyed by the Supreme Court's decision. Today the nation's highest court has re-affirmed the vital importance of religious liberty as one of our country's founding principles. The Court's decision is a victory, not just for our family business, but for all who seek to live out their faith. We are grateful to God and to those who have supported us on this difficult journey." Read more at

A December 2013 Rasmussen Reports poll shows Americans disagree with forcing companies like Hobby Lobby to obey the mandate. “Half of voters now oppose a government requirement that employers provide health insurance with free contraceptives for their female employees,” Rasmussen reports. Kristina Arriaga, Executive Director of the Becket Fund, tells LifeNews, “In fact, the Greens pay salaries that start at twice the minimum wage and offer excellent benefits, as well as a healthcare package which includes almost all of the contraceptives now mandated by the Affordable Care Act. Their only objection is to 4 drugs and devices which, the government itself concedes, can terminate an embryo.” Read more at

Hobby Lobby, a top diversity company, has stood firm on its religious principles and cannot compromise these. It has always stood firm on its commitment and dedication to its people providing them with with an environment conducive for productive and long-term employment. Even in the midst of its legal battle with the government, it has continued working quietly rendering their customers good service. As of July 2014, Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. has 576 stores across the nation and is one of America's fastest growing arts and crafts chains, a testament indeed of being a leader in retail.

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