Opinion Columns & Blogs

July 14, 2014 12:00 AM

Message to clergy: End religiously inspired sexism

There are so many reasons to dislike the recent Supreme Court majority opinion in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby that it’s hard to know where to begin listing them. Is it just another example of specious logic justifying faulty science in the service of bad religion? Another example of the absurdity of basing a national health care system on the economic and, now apparently, religious whims of employers and insurance companies? Or is it simply one more example of five white males using religion to strike a blow for male privilege?

Related content

Comments

Videos

More Videos

VIDEO: Russell Wilson says Seahawks already have great energy 01:57

VIDEO: Russell Wilson says Seahawks already have great energy

VIDEO: Carroll expects Jimmy Graham, Thomas Rawls returns by opener 02:12

VIDEO: Carroll expects Jimmy Graham, Thomas Rawls returns by opener

VIDEO: Brandon Bronwer on Seahawks return -- I'm happy to have a job 02:09

VIDEO: Brandon Bronwer on Seahawks return -- I'm happy to have a job

WATCH: Friends of KPLU reach $7 million goal 00:55

WATCH: Friends of KPLU reach $7 million goal

WATCH: UW president Ana Mari Cauce introduces Jen Cohen as AD 02:47

WATCH: UW president Ana Mari Cauce introduces Jen Cohen as AD

VIDEO: Yelm's Ally Choate is The Olympian's All-Area softball player of the year 02:18

VIDEO: Yelm's Ally Choate is The Olympian's All-Area softball player of the year

VIDEO: Capital's Nigel El-Sokkary is 2016 All-Area boys soccer player of the year 02:16

VIDEO: Capital's Nigel El-Sokkary is 2016 All-Area boys soccer player of the year

4 Siberian huskies killed during pig attack 00:48

4 Siberian huskies killed during pig attack

VIDEO: Scott Servais says Taijuan Walker deserved better Monday 01:18

VIDEO: Scott Servais says Taijuan Walker deserved better Monday

VIDEO: Taijuan Walker's work to regain fastball effectiveness pays off 01:21

VIDEO: Taijuan Walker's work to regain fastball effectiveness pays off

VIDEO: Track and field- 2016 state qualifiers 03:49

VIDEO: Track and field- 2016 state qualifiers

Share Video

Editor's Choice Videos