Monday a federal court denied a request to halt enforcement of the abortion pill mandate which forces the Christian-owned-and-operated Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., to provide the “morning after pill” and “week after pill” in their health insurance plan, or face crippling fines up to $1.3 million dollars per day.
Today, Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., a privately held retail chain with more than 500 arts and crafts stores in 41 states, filed a lawsuit in the US District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma, opposing the Health and Human Services “preventive services” mandate, which forces the Christian-owned-and-operated business to provide, without co-pay, the “morning after pill” and “week after pill” in their health insurance plan, or face crippling fines up to 1.3 million dollars per day.
Friday, 17 July 2009
The Consumer Product Safety Commission issued the following news release this morning:
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Leather Butterfly Chairs
Units: About 500
Importer: Hobby Lobby Stores, of Oklahoma City, Okla.
Hazard: The chair legs can detach unexpectedly causing the chair to collapse, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
The American Family Association has launched its annual “Naughty or Nice” listing of the nation’s top retailers and how they recognize Christmas.
The Christian organization reviewed several ares to determine if a company was “Christmas-friendly” in their advertising, including print, broadcast, web sites and personal visits to the store.
“Nice” stores include: Amazon, Bass Pro, Hobby Lobby, Home Depot, K-mart, Lowe’s, Target and Walgreens.
“Naughty” stores include: Barnes and Noble, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Gap, Kroger, McDonald’s, Olive Garden and Victoria’s Secret. These were companies that refuse to use the world “Christmas” in their advertising.
You can view the entire list here. AFA already has called for a national “Christmas” boycott of Gap, Old Navy and Banana Republic.
President-Elect Donald Trump has tapped Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to be his Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday, according to a source on Trump’s transition team and the screams of many rabid environmentalists. This is the second time that Pruitt has met with Trump in regard to the position. Pruitt, Attorney General […]