“In Sebelius vs. Hobby Lobby, the court made its opinion crystal clear: Citizens do not sacrifice their constitutionally guaranteed rights when they form and operate a family business. The decision was a victory not only for the Green family but for every American who values freedom of religion.”

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Liberals roared their displeasure on Twitter with typical indelicacy.
They were reacting to the Supreme’s Course smack down of the HHS Mandate imposed on closely held companies, such as Hobby Lobby. The Green family that owns Hobby Lobby said the mandate forced them to violate their religious conscience or be fined.
The Supreme Court agreed with the Greens.
Here are a few (heavily edited) comments on Twitter in reaction…

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You’re familiar with the con: Obamacare will reduce health insurance premiums by $2500 per year.
That’s what candidate Obama promised. His calculation was remarkably accurate, except for one thing: they went up by $2500 instead of down.
I mention this unsavory $5000 miscalculation by the Obama brain trust in light of the Supreme Court’s decision in favor of Hobby Lobby yesterday.
Most commentators, writers, and bloggers are legitimately noting that this is either a victory for religious liberty, which it is, or a new “war on women,” which, of course, it is not. There has not been enough discussion about the idea of a “mandate” itself…

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When my family and I started our company 40 years ago, we were working out of a garage on a $600 bank loan, assembling miniature picture frames. Our first retail store wasn’t much bigger than most people’s living rooms, but we had faith that we would succeed if we lived and worked according to God’s word.
From there, Hobby Lobby has become one of the nation’s largest arts and crafts retailers, with more than 500 locations in 41 states …

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