Monday, June 30, 2014

US Supreme Court imposes Shariah Law!

There is voluminous analysis of today's not unexpected US Supreme Court decision that the "Hobby Lobby" chain cannot be legally obligated to provide health insurance coverage for certain kinds of contraception under the regulations of "Obamacare."

Among the interesting things in the majority opinion written by Samuel Alito is extensive discussion of whether a for-profit company can represent religious expression and therefore come under the protection of religious exemptions. The government said it couldn't, the Supreme Court majority said it could (the issue was a key element of the dissent). Which is a completely natural position under Islamic law, where every activity, including commercial ones, embody religious motivations and should pursue religious outcomes.

Just want to be sure that conservatives know what they're celebrating ...