Oh, Look! More Hobby Lobby Hypocrisy!

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Hobby Lobby pays for these, but won’t pay for these. | Source: ShutterStock

Remember how Hobby Lobby wants to invade your vagina in the name of religious freedom? Or something like that? The company refuses to pay for Plan B, abortions or intrauterine devices (IUDs), but get this: Hobby Lobby’s 401K invests in contraceptives, IUDs and abortions. Literally.

Per Mother Jones:

“Documents filed with the Department of Labor and dated December 2012—three months after the company’s owners filed their lawsuit—show that the Hobby Lobby 401(k) employee retirement plan held more than $73 million in mutual funds with investments in companies that produce emergency contraceptive pills, intrauterine devices, and drugs commonly used in abortions. Hobby Lobby makes large matching contributions to this company-sponsored 401(k) … These companies include Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, which makes Plan B and ParaGard, a copper IUD, and Actavis, which makes a generic version of Plan B and distributes Ella. Other stock holdings in the mutual funds selected by Hobby Lobby include Pfizer, the maker of Cytotec and Prostin E2, which are used to induce abortions; Bayer, which manufactures the hormonal IUDs Skyla and Mirena; AstraZeneca, which has an Indian subsidiary that manufactures Prostodin, Cerviprime, and Partocin, three drugs commonly used in abortions; and Forest Laboratories, which makes Cervidil, a drug used to induce abortions. Several funds in the Hobby Lobby retirement plan also invested in Aetna and Humana, two health insurance companies that cover surgical abortions, abortion drugs, and emergency contraception in many of the health care policies they sell.”

So basically, Hobby Lobby execs have no problems making money off of abortions and birth control. They just have a big problem spending money on abortions and birth control.

Now if you’ll excuse me, I’m going to organize a mass birthing outside their offices.

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