thomas2304 Wrote:
Nov 17, 2012 8:41 AM
In 1990, the Supreme Court handed down it decision in the Smith case (Employment Division, Department of Human Resources of Oregon v. Smith, 494 U.S. 872). At issue was whether consuming peyote was a freedom of religion matter; the Court said it was not. This is relevant because good people want to argue that a proviso in Obamacare requiring employers to purchase health insurance with contraceptives and abortifacients violates their freedom of religion. The courts will undoubtedly seek precedents and these will show Obamacare to be correct on this count (And one of the justices siding with the majority was Anton Scalia.). I bring this up because conservatives need to oppose judicial review, and they need to do it quickly, or they will l