Support Hobby Lobby: Send a Thank You Note to the Green Family
Support Hobby Lobby: Send a thank you note to the Greens.
Government forced Hobby Lobby to choose:
Violate your conscience and stay in business or remain faithful to your conscience and be penalized up to 1.3 million dollars per day. Hobby Lobby chose to sue the government for their right – and ours – to operate their business in full accord with their faith. Read more about the case here.
The Hobby Lobby success story is a true example of the American dream. Now the Greens want to live another American dream--to be free to do business according to their beliefs.
Devout Christians, the Green family believes that “it is by God's grace and provision that Hobby Lobby has endured.” Therefore, the Greens seek to honor God by “operating their company in a manner consistent with Biblical principles.
Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. began out of founder David Green’s garage and has grown from one 300-square-foot store to more than 500 stores in 41 states, becoming one of the nation’s leading arts and crafts retailers.
Believing their employees should have the opportunity to spend Sundays with their families, the company is closed on Sundays and only operates 66 hours per week.
Indeed, the Greens strive to apply the Christian teachings on respect and fairness to their employees, increasing the pay of Hobby Lobby’s full- and part-time hourly workers for four years in a row.
Full-time hourly workers now start at 80 percent above the federal minimum wage.
The HHS mandate requires the family-owned business to provide insurance coverage for the “morning after pill” and “week after pill” contrary to their religious convictions or pay up to 1.3 millions dollars per day in fines.
The government is forcing the Green family to choose between following our faith and following the law. That’s a choice no American – and no American business – should have to make.