Hobby Lobby SCOTUS Decision Reading Round-Up

Monday, with a 5-4 vote, a Supreme Court ruling granted closely-held, for-profit corporations the right to deny contraception coverage to their employees for religious reasons. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who wrote the dissent, said the ruling was, “a decision of startling breadth.” 

medium_7526267232Here’s a round-up of articles and posts about the decision, the implications for working women, and the reasons behind it:

Laura Bassett at The Huffington Post wrote “Ruth Bader Ginsburg Writes Scathing 35-Page Dissent in Birth Control Ruling”

Soraya Chemaly wrote at Time that “The Supreme Court Ruled in Favor of Patriarchy, Not Democracy”

Mother Jones highlights “The 8 Best Lines From Ginsburg’s Dissent on the Hobby Lobby Contraception Decision”

And Funny or Die offers “4 Ways to Craft Your Own Birth Control Using Hobby Lobby Products”.

 

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1 comment for “Hobby Lobby SCOTUS Decision Reading Round-Up

  1. July 3, 2014 at 11:06 am

    Oh my goodness, I did not see the Funny or Die article. Hilarious! Thanks for sharing.

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