Hobby Lobby on Twitter: Supreme Court decision a ‘landmark victory’

The company sued to strike down the ACA provision that requires employers to cover contraception. In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court sided with Hobby Lobby.

Ragan Insider Premium Content
Ragan Insider Content

What exactly that all means for employers, employees, and contraceptive care is still under examination, but Hobby Lobby, the company that brought the suit before the Supreme Court, celebrated on Twitter in the moments following the court’s ruling.

BREAKING: #SCOTUS has granted a landmark victory for #religiousfreedom, ruling in favor of Hobby Lobby and the Green family.

— Hobby Lobby Case (@HobbyLobbyCase) June 30, 2014

Hobby Lobby started a Twitter account dedicated solely to the case; the Twitter account for its stores has made no mention of the case.

The company’s Facebook page has likewise remained silent about the case and the ruling, but that hasn’t stopped commenters from weighing in. Some offered congratulations for the company “standing up for what you believe in,” while others were highly critical.

To read the full story, log in.
Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content.
Sign up today

Already a member? Log in here.
Learn more about Ragan Insider.