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Letter to the editor: America is all about religious freedom

The bid by Senate Democrats to nullify the U.S. Supreme Court decision for Hobby Lobby failed. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., voted yes to this bill. Hobby Lobby is a Christian business. The stores are closed on Sundays to give the employees a day of rest, like the Bible says.  Some of you may not know Hobby Lobby covers 16 of the 20 forms of contraceptives that are required in the Affordable Care Act. They do not want to cover the other four forms of contraceptives because these forms may kill a fertilized egg.

Are Senate Democrats telling us that if we own a Christian business we lose our religious rights? People fought and died so we could have religious freedom; that’s what America is all about. We do not need representatives who will take these freedoms away from us.

Why isn’t the Senate working on important issues like the border crises, our national debt, jobs, four dead Americans in Benghazi or any one of the scandals this administration is involved in? Pick one, any one. Oh sorry, I forgot it’s time for another break, and contraceptives took up your time.