Stories tagged: Hobby Lobby
UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017, 6:29 p.m.
Hobby Lobby fined $3M for smuggling Iraq religious artifacts
Hobby Lobby Stores has agreed to pay a $3 million federal fine and forfeit thousands of ancient Iraqi religious artifacts smuggled from the Middle East that the government alleges were …
Sat., Jan. 21, 2017
Froma Harrop: Boycotts are a form of speech
The point here is that for whatever reason, a person has a right to withhold his or her custom. Freedom of speech doesn’t end at the cash register.
Tue., July 1, 2014
Supreme Court ruling could play role in state’s Reproductive Parity Act
OLYMPIA – Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that allows some companies to refuse birth control coverage for employees is likely to add fuel to both sides of the Washington legislative …
UPDATED: Mon., June 30, 2014, 7:38 a.m.
Justices: Can’t make employers cover contraception
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.
Wed., April 2, 2014, 2:16 p.m.
Hobby Lobby 401(k) invests in birth control makers
WASHINGTON — The company leading the legal challenge against birth control coverage under the new health care law offers its workers a retirement plan that includes investments in companies making …
Tue., March 25, 2014, 9:54 a.m.
Supreme Court hears arguments on birth control and Affordable Care Act
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed divided Tuesday over whether employers’ religious beliefs can free them from a part of the new health care law that requires that they …
Thu., Sept. 19, 2013, 3:41 p.m.
US wants Supreme Court to take up Hobby Lobby case
OKLAHOMA CITY — The federal government is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether Hobby Lobby and a Christian bookstore chain have to provide a wide range of birth …
Sun., Feb. 19, 2012
Hobby Lobby plans second Spokane store Nationwide craft retailer Hobby Lobby will open a second Spokane store later this year, the company announced.
Tue., Dec. 28, 2010
Stores seeing green
Spokane shoppers shed some of their inhibitions this Christmas season, cheering merchants recovering from a recession-shadowed 2009, and 2008’s winter wipeout. New businesses also said they were satisfied, or more.
Fri., July 16, 2010
Kendall Yards developer expects residential units by year’s end
Work on 60 residential units at Kendall Yards in Spokane will be completed or ongoing by the end of the year, developer Jim Frank said. Of the 18 condominiums, townhouses …