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DOJ: Family Can't Run Their Business as Catholics

MoonChild02 Wrote: Jul 25, 2012 11:23 PM
I thought that under the law businesses were people. There are many instances of the court upholding the freedom of speech for businesses, too. So, then why are they not afforded the protection of religious freedom, under the same First Amendment? I just don't get this. If it's true that corporations have no First Amendment protection, then, contrary to what the court has decided in these cases, Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Association, Sorrell v. IMS Health, Inc., Pliva v. Mensing, and others can be overturned. In other words, this decision is either hypocritical and biased, or it is establishing that the court was wrong in previous cases, and therefore is basis to overturn those cases.
westriversd Wrote: Jul 26, 2012 7:59 PM
That all happened BO (before Obama). He and Holder and his political appointed staff have been writing and implementing their own version of the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights ever since his imaculation.

William, Paul and James Newland and their sister, Christine Ketterhagen, who together own Hercules Industries, have no right to conduct their family business in a manner that comports with their Catholic faith.

The federal government can and will compel them to either surrender their business or to engage in activities the Catholic faith teaches are intrinsically immoral.

This is exactly what President Barack Obama's Justice Department told a U.S. district court in a formal filing last week.

Never before has an administration taken such a bold step to strip Americans of the freedom of conscience -- a...