Quick recap: The owner of Hobby Lobby is a guy named David Green. Mr. Green, along with many Americans, isn’t a fan of the The Affordable Care Act. Under the Act’s new provisions, employers of a certain size (I’m talking number of employees, not inches, perverts) have to cover birth control costs for female employees. Mr. Green, however, is an ardent Christian and he knows, because the bible tells him, that it’s blasphemous for women to partake of contraception. Mr. Green took his fight to the Supreme Court where they ruled (5-4) that for-profit companies do not need to offer birth control to female employees if it is not in accordance with the employers' religious principles. Mr. Green is not short on religious principles. On the Hobby Lobby website, under the “our company” link it reads: “At Hobby Lobby, we value our customers and employees and are committed to honoring the Lord in all we do by operating the company in a manner consistent with biblical principles.”
It’s nice to see someone like Mr. Green stand up for his convictions. I just hope that if he’s ever in one of his stores and suddenly finds himself in cardiac arrest from eating too much bacon wrapped shrimp (for ironical references, please see Leviticus 11:7-12), he won’t hold it against his employee if he unknowingly hired a Christian Scientist who, instead of calling an ambulance, simply kneels down next to Mr. Green, takes his hand and offers a humble prayer. God help him, especially if said employee is menstruating (Lev. 15:19-24).