Christian Post reports that Hobby Lobby, an Evangelical Christian-owned company, will avoid the IRS fines of $1.3 million a day they’ve accrued since Jan. 1, at least for now. They have shifted the start of their employees health plan temporarily.
“Hobby Lobby discovered a way to shift the plan year for its employee health insurance, thus postponing the effective date of the mandate for several months,” Peter M. Dobelbower, company’s general counsel, said in a statement.
Hobby Lobby will not provide abortion-inducing drugs (abortifacients) as part of its healthcare as Obamacare forces them to do. In effect, Hobby Lobby is being mandated to violate their core values.
Justice Sonia Sotomayor turned down their request for an emergency injunction of December 26th.
The Beckett Fund is handling their case and has taken on their appeal.
Obama believes that the government takes precedence over an individual’s core religious beliefs. He is placing the State above religion. You can believe in your religious tenets unless it interferes with the State according to this thinking. That’s what they do in Communist nations.