Sometimes Corporate Ethics comes into conflict with its legal obligations and with Employee’s ethics. Recently this hit the news big time with Burwell v. Hobby Lobby case. In this case, the store clai

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Student’s Name Professor’s Name Course Date Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Hobby Lobby, a company with around twenty-one thousand employees, was founded by David Green. The Green family owns Hobby Lobby. The Green family is Evangelical Christians. Initially, they supplied the emergency contraceptives but after filing its lawsuit it stopped. The plaintiff team consisted of Conestoga Wood Specialties, a furniture company, and Hobby Lobby. The Hahn family own Conestoga Wood Specialties. The Hahn and Green families objected to providing contraceptives that killing the embryo after conception due to their religious beliefs. In my opinion, Hobby Lobby had valid religious objections. Although, I also believe shareholders of a company should not push their beliefs on other stakeholders. The Green family, devout Evangelical Christians, own Hobby Lobby. It is evident the owners have a valid religious objection from the numerous contributions to their religion through their foundation. The Green Family only wanted to be exempted from the mandatory Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate. In my opinion, the family was not trying to object to contraception generally but rather abortion. The act was forcing the Green family to take part in abortion which was clearly against their religious beliefs. In regards to the question whether the shareholders of Hobby Lobby were pushing their beliefs on their employees, this is simply not true. The Green family did not tell anyone not to find other ways of getting the emergency contraception but rather were religiously obligated not to be a vessel of abortion. Unfortunately, by pursuing this case, the Green and Hahn families pierced the

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