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1 victor27  Sun, Dec 1, 2013 3:39:00pm

“Corporations are people, too, my friend.” Except when they aren’t.

The principals, shareholders and employees of a corporation have a First Amendment right to worship as they wish, without government interference. The corporation itself doesn’t. It’s not a person. It can’t kneel. It can’t sing. It can’t pray.

A “corporate veil” limits a shareholder’s financial liabilities. We need something similar that limits what bosses can do to/with their employees.

Also, too: just imagine the right wing outcry (creeping sharia!) if a corporation owned and operated by Muslims directed its employees that they must vote for Muslim political candidates… or that they must keep halal.

2 RealityBasedSteve  Sun, Dec 1, 2013 4:43:33pm

What about a company owned by Jeohovah Witnesses? SInce they believe that blood transfusions are in direct contradiction to the Bible, wouldn’t they logically be able to opt out of covering blood transfusions for their employees? How about Scientologists, since they are opposed to psychological services as a matter of faith, should they be able to opt out of mental health care for their employees?

These people so anger me at times.

RBS

3 nines09  Sun, Dec 1, 2013 4:58:51pm

He should talk. Mr. Special.

4 Decatur Deb  Sun, Dec 1, 2013 5:04:05pm

If corporations can burn in Hell, I have a list.

5 SidewaysQuark  Sun, Dec 1, 2013 7:54:49pm

Introducing the 2016 GOP Presidential candidate.

6 jogiff  Mon, Dec 2, 2013 12:25:46am

I recently found out that some of my employees were using their money to buy meat. This is against my religion so I stopped paying them.

Now President Barack Hussein Obamacare is telling me that I don’t get to practice my religion? This is an outrage!


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