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Article posted: 1/9/2013 4:23 AM

Hobby Lobby has a third option

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Hobby Lobby has a third option

In the Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 business section it was reported the Supreme Court denied a petition by Hobby Lobby. The petition asked the court to block a provision of the health care law requiring Hobby Lobby to provide birth control and the morning after pill in violation of the owners' faith.

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Beginning Jan. 1, 2013, Hobby Lobby either violates its faith or pays a daily $1.3 million fine. There is a third option available to Hobby Lobby. They can close their business.

When I conduct business I follow the law and I certainly do not engage in behavior contrary to my core beliefs. Although it would be a shame to lose the jobs Hobby Lobby creates, on Jan. 1 Hobby Lobby either renders unto Caesar what is Caesar's or closes shop.

Any other course reveals that this petition was a shamefully hypocritical effort to maximize corporate profits utilizing a false proclamation of faith.

Walter Naaf

Pingree Grove

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