I am greatly encouraged by and admire the stance that Hobby Lobby has taken in filing a lawsuit against the mandate in Obamacare that would force the Christian business to provide the “morning after pill” and “week after pill” in their health insurance plan. The penalty for not complying with this mandate would be up to a staggering 1.3 million dollars per day. As an employee at Hobby Lobby, I am honored to work for a company that is willing to take a stand for righteousness, having nothing to do with “fruitless deeds of darkness.” Whatever you believe concerning contraception, or abortion-inducing drugs, can you at least agree that the government has no right to force religious organizations, or any organization for that matter, to violate their convictions? Hobby Lobby should indeed be commended for refusing to be silent in light of such a draconian example of government overreach. If we do not speak up, what other freedoms will disappear?
- Nicholas Heald, Park City