Hobby Lobby’s Hypocrisy: The Company’s Retirement Plan Invests in Contraception Manufacturers

Molly Redden of Mother Jones reports that Hobby Lobby, the national chain of craft stores challenging the contraception mandate, held $73 million in mutual funds with investments in companies that produce emergency contraception 3 months after the company’s owners filed the lawsuit. Redden writes, “Several of the mutual funds in Hobby Lobby’s retirement plan have holdings in companies that manufacture the specific drugs and devices that the Green family, which owns Hobby Lobby, is fighting to keep out of Hobby Lobby’s health care policies: the emergency contraceptive pills Plan B and Ella.”

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