Democrat fallout from Hobby Lobby decision is ‘no surprise’

(NCR) There is an old political saying that where Democrats fall in love, Republicans fall in line.

But in the fallout from the Hobby Lobby decision, it seems the reverse is holding true, as Democrats have run with the decision — channeling a message that Hobby Lobby will “deny” women contraceptive care — while Republicans, at first enamored with the decision, now find themselves on the defensive, again accused of being against women’s rights.

“Are you ready to fight just as hard for women’s rights as conservatives seem to be fighting against them?” asks a July 14 email from Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz. “Add your name to stand with women and show the other guys that religious freedom doesn’t mean the freedom to deny women their rights.” [more]