Mabel Wadsworth Center holds Saturday protest outside Bangor Hobby Lobby
|By Nok-Noi Ricker, Bangor Daily News, Maine|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
The group of about 50, organized by the
The group also is promoting a
"The Mabel Wadsworth Center really doesn't believe that corporations should have a right to make decisions about health care," Strout said. "These decisions should be made between the employees and their doctors. We're really upset with the
"It opens up the possibility of your boss making other decisions on health care based on religious beliefs," Brown said. "That is not what religious freedoms are about."
"I am just upset that 'religious beliefs' can have this effect on something that has nothing to do with them,"
He was flanked by others who said an employer should not have a say in birth control or health care choices of employees. Many of the people driving by honked their horns in support, and at least one dissenter swore at the group as they passed.
"I'm doing what I can," Brown said, holding her protest sign high in the air for all to see. "This is my right and responsibility as an American citizen."
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