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HOBBY LOBBY, why I care...

Sometimes I find myself very puzzling.

Why, for instance, am I so terribly, terribly upset about the Hobby Lobby thing?

A bunch of very nice folks who, by most accounts, give their employees a great place to work relative to the other outfits in that space, are asking, in their minds, to not pay for murder.
That doesn't seem unreasonable to me.

So why am I so upset?

This probably says it better than I ever could.

It's a little long winded, and I have a few things to add, so here's a summary followed by some embellishments.

It's one more step towards what the author so rightly points out is a uniquely American form of Oligarchy / Theocracy. Is the Hobby Lobby thing, in itself, a terribly big deal? Probably not. But, as the author points out, the supreme court has instructed lower courts to reexamine several cases related to birth control in light of this ruling.…