Many First Thoughts readers have heard that a business in Colorado obtained a preliminary injunction against Obamacare’s “Free Birth Control Rule,” based on the provisions of a federal law known as the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.  But what most probably do not know—because it has not been reported—is that the Obama Administration argued that because the owners run their business through a corporate platform, they lose their rights to religious liberty under the RFRA.

This is another blatant attempt by the Obama Administration to reduce freedom of religion to a stunted “freedom of worship,”an effort  against which I warned in a recent  On the Square .  I write about the case in the current Weekly Standard , and point out that the arguments made by the Obama Justice Department make this “A Religions Freedom Election.”

Articles by Wesley J. Smith

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