Robert Destro, professor of law, was quoted in a story on the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court Case in the National Catholic Reporter. See the article below.

Hobby Lobby supporters: Case was about owners' individual rights

From: National Catholic Reporter Date: July 14, 2014 Author: Vinnie Rotondaro

... Before Hobby Lobby, there were no Supreme Court cases that addressed the question of a corporation's right to faith. But legal experts who agree with the decision maintain that corporate religious personhood isn't so far-fetched.

"A corporation is like a little private democracy," said Robert Destro, a professor of law and the founding director of the Interdisciplinary Program in Law & Religion at The Catholic University of America. "Nobody doubts that the people who come into it are people, and to say somehow that a corporation can't have First Amendment rights would mean to say that an incorporated newspaper can't have any First Amendment rights. It would be to say that a kosher supermarket doesn't have the right to close on the Sabbath."

"Catholic social teaching has a problem with the idea that, somehow, a corporation's job is just to make money," Destro continued. In the case of Hobby Lobby, he says, "the moral vision of the people who own a corporation is what was at stake." ...

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