In part one of the WGSO Radio-Bayoubuzz Google Hangout webcast talk show on Tuesday, Jeff Crouere and Stephen Sabludowsky discussed Congressman Vance McAllister's decision to let the people decide his future fate as a US Congressman, particularly, after a scandal in which he has been labelled the "Kissing Congressman". Today, in part two, Crouere and Sabludowsky discussed Governor Bobby Jindal's continued quest to remain relevant on the national scene as a presidential candidate, whether the governor is being unfairly singled-out accusing him of putting his future job hopes in front of his current duties, and whether the governor violated his campaign pledges:
(Newser) – The Hobby Lobby decision still looms large over the opinion pages today. TheWall Street Journal called it "an important vindication of religious liberty," while the New York Times complained that the justices gave "for-profit companies an unprecedented right to impose their religious views on employees." But whatever you think of the decision, Jon Healey at the LA Times thinks it raises an important question: Why are employers still providing health insurance? Or, more accurately, why do they think they are the ones providing it?
Gov. Bobby Jindal issued a statement agreeing with the US Supreme Court shortly after the announcement of the ruling that corporations are allowed to opt out of the health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.
Jindal issued the following response on the Hobby Lobby decision:
"With today's Hobby Lobby decision rejecting the arguments of President Obama's administration and affirming the rights of families to conduct their business according to their faith, the Supreme Court formally recognized what the overwhelming majority of Americans already know to be true: that religious liberty is a good thing.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, who has been on campaign tours for US President candidacy promoting the theme of religious liberty, issued this statement today after the US Supreme Court ruled on a controversial Obamacare provision involving Hobby Lobby: