Momentum And Inertia: Twin Threats To The Separation Of Church And Sta via @HuffPostRelig

The far right says corporations have free speech rights, so they must have religious liberty rights too, a kind of “corporate conscience.” One of the companies in a case now before theSupreme Court is a national arts-and-crafts chain, another is a Mennonite-owned furniture company. If I ever see a make-it-yourself garden gnome next to me in a pew at church, or sit down on a wooden lawn chair and have it start praying with me, maybe I’ll consider that companies have legally cognizable religious freedom claims. Until then, this is just a way to claim that the religious convictions of the head of the company control the moral decision-making of the dozens or thousands of men and women who work for these firms.

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