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A man should have the right to run his personal business however he sees fit.
originally posted by: windword
a reply to: SM2
Wait? Where did you get that medical degree from again?
Who are you to decide that certain forms of contraception are not needed? There are women who can't use other forms of contraception and will suffer dire medical consequences should they fall pregnant, like cancer patients, for example.
originally posted by: tattooedlunchlady
a reply to: RancorXXX
A Hobby Lobby just opened up in our town. My minister just told me that his son's girlfriend was hired there starting at $15 an hour. She is full time, part time people start at $10. I've been working at our local college for 19 years and am getting $13.18 per hour, so I think HL is paying very well.
originally posted by: SpaDe_
originally posted by: RancorXXX
Xuechen, the problem with making posts like this is that they can so easily be fact checked. The ONLY web sites reporting that Hobby Lobby pays its employees "$14 an hour" are Christian evangelical web sites trying to make Hobby Lobby look like some sort of heroes.
You obviously didn't look very hard, or you were being dishonest about who was reporting about the Hobby Lobby pay increase that has happened more than once now.
Here is a Yahoo sourced from AP: Source
Here is Mlive's story from the first increase: Source
Here is a link from Business Journal: Source
Here is a link from Wall Street Journal: Source
I could go on and on, so yes Hobby Lobby did in fact raise their minimum pay. You should brush up on your fact checking.
obby Lobby pays its full-time employees $14 an hour, which works out to be $560 a week before taxes. Part-time employees make about $9 an hour. The company’s supporters could argue that the women making those salaries aren’t below the poverty line. But the issues with Monday’s ruling go deeper than that.
Furthermore this whole thing is moot, as no one has in any way restricted access to any thing in the hobby lobby ruling. Women can still go see their doctor, which is still covered. They can still get a prescription for birth control and it will still be covered, unless it is the 4 specific types they had issue with. Hobby Lobby has even said they will continue to cover the other 20 types.
Hobby Lobby, et al, believe that women who use medical methods to alter the PH quality of their own uteri, so that they won't become pregnant, and any who enable them to alter the PH quality of their uteri, are immoral murderers.
The Hahns and Greens believe that providing the coverage demanded by the HHS regulations is connected to the destruction of an embryo in a way that is sufficient to make it immoral for them to provide the coverage. This belief implicates a difficult and important question of religion and moral philosophy, namely, the circumstances under which it is wrong for a person to perform an act that is innocent in itself but that has the effect of enabling or facilitating the commission of an immoral act by another.
This decision concerns only the contraceptive mandate and should not be understood to hold that all insurance-coverage mandates, e.g., for vaccinations or blood transfusions, must necessarily fall if they conflict with an employer’s religious beliefs. Nor does it provide a shield for employers who might cloak illegal discrimination as a religious practice. .................................
Here, there is an alternative to the contraceptive mandate. Pp. 45–49
The final rules also lay out the accommodation for other non-profit religious organizations - such as non-profit religious hospitals and institutions of higher education - that object to contraceptive coverage. Under the accommodation these organizations will not have to contract, arrange, pay for or refer contraceptive coverage to which they object on religious grounds, but such coverage is separately provided to women enrolled in their health plans at no cost. The approach taken in the final rules is similar to, but simpler than, that taken in the proposed rules, and responds to comments made by many stakeholders.
With respect to an insured health plan, including a student health plan, the non-profit religious organization provides notice to its insurer that it objects to contraception coverage. The insurer then notifies enrollees in the health plan that it is providing them separate no-cost payments for contraceptive services for as long as they remain enrolled in the health plan.
Administration issues final rules on contraception coverage and religious organizations
originally posted by: windword
a reply to: kabfighter
What's next? Is Hobby Lobby going to refuse to pay taxes now?