A Christian-owned chain of hobby shops is facing a bitter backlash after suing the Obama administration over new requirements to provide insured employees with contraceptive and abortion coverage. …
While a judge has not yet ruled on Hobby Lobby’s suit, a Facebook page calling for a boycott of the company, which operates 500 stores in 41 states, has appeared online, and several other forums have featured posts urging customers to steer clear of Hobby Lobby.
A petition to boycott Hobby Lobby has now reached more than 70,000 signatures, according to a representative from Ultraviolet, an activist group fighting for women’s rights. Likewise, the boycott has inspired a Tumblr with anti-Hobby Lobby inspired crafts.
Just as they can vote with their wallets, so can we. Let’s support religious liberty. I think it’s time to go shopping at Hobby Lobby.