Anti-gay activists on Monday applauded
a Supreme Court decision declaring that some for-profit companies may
block their employees' access to certain birth control methods.
Hobby Lobby challenged the Affordable
Care Act's (ACA) requirement that insurance health plans include
coverage for FDA-approved contraception, arguing that the law
violates the company's religious freedom.
groups “troubled” by Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision.)
“#HobbyLobby may help protect
businesses from those pushing counter-biblical #LGBT lifestyle &
anti-Christian agenda,” tweeted Matt Barber of the Christian
conservative Liberty Counsel.
Americans for Truth About Homosexuality
President Peter LaBarbera tweeted a similar sentiment to his 3,815
“LGBT Left has been winning in the
courts, but now we have hope that SCOTUS will honor small biz
conscience exemptions on homosexuality,” he wrote.
While the justices specifically noted
that the government has a “compelling interest in providing equal
opportunity to participate in the workforce without regard to race,”
not include a similar citation for other categories, including
sex or sexual orientation.