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Reacting to Hobby Lobby

The U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial decision last month in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby was a blow to women’s rights organizations and civil rights lobbyists everywhere, but a victory for religious organizations hoping to preserve their religious liberty. In this interview with Cardozo Law School, Marci A. Hamilton, whose revised book God vs. the Gavel will be released this fall with a full discussion of the case, responds to the verdict, citing the dangers of allowing religious rights to trump women’s rights and the path this landmark case may carve toward extreme religious liberty in America.

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