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Gitmo Detainees Sue, Cite Hobby Lobby

Gitmo Detainees Sue, Cite Hobby Lobby
Posted Monday, July 7th 2014 @ 10am  by Kevin Spak, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – Just how slippery a slope did the Supreme Court lay out in its controversial Hobby Lobby decision? Lawyers for two Guantanamo Bay detainees aim to find out. In a legal motion last week, they demanded that courts step in and order the detention facility to allow their clients to pray communally, citing Hobby Lobby as a justification. "If, under our law, Hobby Lobby is a ‘person’ with a right to religious freedom, surely Gitmo detainees are people, too," one of the lawyers tells Al Jazeera.

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