DOJ’s Round-Two Brief in HHS Mandate Cases—Part 1 | National Review Online: "DOJ’s brief is replete with token expressions of respect for religious believers and religious institutions. Have in mind that this is the same DOJ that argued in the Hosanna-Tabor case that (as the Chief Justice summarized DOJ’s “remarkable view” in his unanimous opinion) “the Religion Clauses have nothing to say about a religious organization’s freedom to select its own ministers” and that churches are instead limited to the rights that labor unions and social clubs enjoy. Yet DOJ now has the gall to claim that recognizing the religious-liberty rights of closely held corporations and their owners would “have the perverse effect of undermining the special place of religious institutions in our society” (p. 9; see also pp. 28-29)."
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I really do get the feeling that this administration is, albeit somewhat covertly, hostile to religion.