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PLEASE SIGN: Your Boss Has No Business With Your Birth Control


Health & Wellness  (tags: women, abuse, ethics, health, healthcare, medicine, prevention, protection, safety )

Beverly
- 225 days ago - aclu.org
Sign the card to David Green, CEO of Hobby Lobby, letting him know we won't be shopping anywhere where a boss tries to block employees' health insurance coverage for contraception.



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Beverly M. (85)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 7:10 am
Here's a list of people who should be involved in your access to birth control:

You—check
Your doctor—check
Your boss—heck no!

But David Green, CEO of the arts and crafts chain Hobby Lobby, says differently. He's trying to impose his personal religious beliefs on Hobby Lobby's 13,000 employees by blocking their access to contraception.

It’s outrageous—which is why it’s sparked a major national conversation that’s putting Hobby Lobby in the limelight.

The holiday shopping season is a big time for Hobby Lobby’s business. So we can use our power as consumers to let Hobby Lobby and other companies know that a decision to let bosses decide a woman's access to birth control will hurt their brand and their business.

Sign the card to David Green, CEO of Hobby Lobby, letting him know we won’t be shopping anywhere where a boss tries to block employees’ health insurance coverage for contraception.

The CEO of Hobby Lobby has the right to practice his religion and we at the ACLU defend that freedom as guaranteed by the First Amendment. But Green does NOT have the right to impose his views on his employees and deny coverage for the basic reproductive care they need.

Yet that hasn’t stopped Hobby Lobby from suing the federal government to avoid including certain types of contraception in employee health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act.

The Supreme Court is taking up the case, and the ACLU has been adding our legal expertise. We hope that our country’s highest court will affirm that religious beliefs cannot be used to deny women health care coverage.

But while the Court decides this case, we can take a stand right now as citizens and consumers to let Hobby Lobby know we won’t tolerate their actions.

Sign the card to David Green, CEO of Hobby Lobby, letting him know we won’t be shopping anywhere where a boss tries to block employees’ health coverage for contraception.
 

Ben Oscarsito (353)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 7:21 am
Done!
 

Evelyn B. (37)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 7:38 am
Done - who does he think he is? Not even the husband, who might have some say (although women have fought for the right to decide for themselves ....)
 

Ed V. (165)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 8:02 am
S&N, Thanks
 

Franshisca Dearmas (97)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 8:27 am
Noted and signed. TY Beverly
 

Sue H. (7)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 8:47 am
Noted and absolutely signed, thanks.
 

Natasha Salgado (511)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 9:05 am
S+S-thx Beverly
 

Davida P. (283)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 9:58 am
Noted & Signed, Thanks
 

Roger Skinner (14)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 2:58 pm
This petition is too little, too late. Maybe if people had boycotted Hobby Lobby because of this it might have made a difference, but, now that the case has reached the Supreme Court, it will have no impact on them. As far as they are concerned, having the Supreme Court take the case already validates their bigotry. Even if the Court rules against them, all it will do is cause them to look for other methods to get around the law.
 

Mary T. (279)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 8:24 pm
Thank you Beverly - signed & noted
 

Karen Chestney (102)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 10:16 pm
already signed and forwarded to facebook and twitter....Thanks.
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (378)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 10:29 pm
Noted and signed, thanks Beverly.
 

Emma S. (225)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 11:11 pm
Already done! Thanks, Beverly.
 

Cal Mendelsohn (971)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 11:18 pm
Signed and noted---thanks Beverly
 

Angelene B. (114)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 11:24 pm
already signed!
 

Lynn Juozilaitis (141)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 11:51 pm
Signed & Noted
Thanks Beverly!
 

benson gitonga (102)
Tuesday December 10, 2013, 11:58 pm
Its so clear...no explanation!!
 

Alan Lambert (85)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 1:05 am
I would say that husband/SO should be INVOLVED in the process, but by no means should he have any kind of veto power over the final decision

Signed and Noted
 

Bridget Robertson (106)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 2:30 am
Thanks Beverly. Noted. I had already signed.
 

A F. (130)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 2:56 am
Signed and noted, thanks!
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 4:38 am
noted
 

kate k g (458)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 5:06 am
noted and signed
 

Terrie Williams (759)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 6:15 am
Signed again and re-shared it, noted.
 

DORIS L. (61)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 12:22 pm
Signed.
 

Kathleen R. (138)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 1:12 pm
signed & noted
 

GGmaSheila D. (132)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 1:21 pm
Hobby Lobby - Keep your business out of my body! There's a store near my son and his family. Will tell him to stay away from there, and why. Think daughter-in-law will have a few things to say to that place...and to her friends.
 

Birgit W. (140)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 3:08 pm
Stay out of peoples private lives. Signed.
 

Lois Jordan (55)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 3:23 pm
Gladly signed. Noted. Many thanks, Beverly.
 

Gloria Morotti (1)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 5:29 pm
Signed for sure. Thanks.
 

Mitchell D. (129)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 6:38 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Laura H. (875)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 8:10 pm
Noted and already signed!

Thank you Beverly.
 

Heidi Aubrey (5)
Wednesday December 11, 2013, 9:16 pm
Signed and noted.
 

Barbara Goheen (0)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 11:56 am
done
 

Sandra Walker (90)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 12:15 pm
Signed with Love.
 

jess b (22)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 5:14 pm
signed
 

Sheila D. (24)
Thursday December 12, 2013, 9:27 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks, Beverly.
 

Judy T. (211)
Friday December 13, 2013, 5:02 am
Sooo signed!!!! Thank you, Beverly.
 

Ondine J. (131)
Saturday December 14, 2013, 2:40 am
Noted and signed,thanks
 

Hugo L. (281)
Saturday December 14, 2013, 10:08 am
Noted & signed, thanks Beverly
 

Helen Porter (41)
Tuesday December 17, 2013, 5:48 pm
No, your boss doesn't have any business with birth control but if you refuse and he has a private talk with you it might lead to sex harassment.
 

Chaz Berlusconi (72)
Friday December 20, 2013, 10:14 pm
done
 

Frans Badenhorst (547)
Monday December 30, 2013, 6:51 am
signed for sure - thanks Beverley...♥
 
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