Saturday, July 05, 2014

The Supreme Court agrees with Hobby Lobby, but your neighbor probably doesn't


Trevin Wax posts this piece about the recent court decision, and our correspondent Guy Noir remarks:
See how quickly peoples' ideas of what is normal and what are "rights" evolve.

The rising generation believes people have a right to federally funded birth control options.

Yes, it is the government's responsibility to provide us with pills and condoms, because....

Well, it's the government's job to make sure we are well-fed, have health care, are educated, have retirements, are taught correctly, and can spend our personal time how we want to without consequence, I guess. Affluence is a right after all, right?

Pretty flooring: You don't have the right to NOT provide me with birth control. I would think drugstore lobbies would be up in arms!


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