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Company To Female Employees: No Birth Control For You. We Only Invest In It To Make Money.

Hobby Lobby does not want to indirectly provide birth control to its employees via its health plan. In fact, the company has been so adamant about its position, which it claims is based on religious grounds, that it took its case all the way to the Supreme Court. As it turns out, Hobby Lobby's retirement plan had more than $73 million invested in mutual funds that had stakes in... wait for it... manufacturers of contraceptive products like, you know, Plan B (the "morning after" pill), IUDs, and birth control pills. Apparently, Hobby Lobby does not want anything to do with providing its female employees who wish to control their own fertility with a very basic and important tool like the birth control pill. But the company is willing to look the other way when said birth control items are good for the bottom line. Where I'm from (planet earth), we call that hypocrisy.

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Vauhxx Booker, a civil rights activist from Bloomington, Indiana, claims that a group of white men threatened to lynch him during an altercation on July 4 near Lake Monroe, but he was saved by onlookers who intervened.

Video taken during the incident shows he was held down by a group of men who pinned him to a tree in a wooded area. Booker says that while he was being held down, the men threatened to break his arms, repeatedly said "get a noose," and told his friends to leave the area.

The men later let him go after being confronted by onlookers who gathered at the scene.

The incident began, according to Booker, when he and his friends were making their way to the lake to see the lunar eclipse when a white man on an ATV told them they were trespassing. When Booker and his friends continued to walk to the lake, the man on the ATV and his friends allegedly shouted "white power" at them, which is when things turned violent.

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