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  • Eden Foods' Hobby Lobby-esque Birth Control Fight Sparks Boycott

    07/19/2014 3:00:31 PM PDT · by DoodleDawg · 16 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 7/19/14 | Alexander Kaufman
    Spurred on by the Supreme Court’s recent Hobby Lobby ruling, Eden Foods CEO Michael Potter has revived a March 2013 case to nix coverage of all birth control from his employees’ healthcare plans. In turn, many shoppers have soured on the organic food giant and are boycotting its products. “In accordance with his Catholic faith, Potter believes that any action which either before, at the moment of, or after sexual intercourse, is specifically intended to prevent procreation, whether as an end or means -- including abortifacients and contraception -- is wrong,” Erin Mersino, Eden’s lawyer from the conservative Thomas More...
  • Eden Foods CEO: “I’M NOT IN YOUR BEDROOM. OBAMA IS IN YOUR BEDROOM”

    04/19/2013 4:04:42 PM PDT · by oneprolifewoman · 53 replies
    I have a new hero: Eden Foods founder and CEO Michael Potter. Eden Foods is an organic company popular among the “crunchy, liberal crowd” which has filed suit against the Obama administration over the HHS mandate. Potter is getting slammed over it, thanks in part to a hit piece last week in Salon magazine which publicized the suit and framed Potter as a man with an anti-birth control agenda. Don’t waste your time on the original article. Instead, enjoy the refreshing quotes from the no nonsense, plain-speaking Mr. Potter in Salon’s follow-up piece from Monday relating a telephone conversation between...
  • Oldest Natural Foods Company Files Lawsuit Against Obama HHS Mandate

    03/25/2013 9:20:22 AM PDT · by Morgana · 5 replies
    lifenews ^ | TMLC
    The Thomas More Law Center (TMLC), a national non-profit public interest law firm based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, today announced that it has filed its fourth legal challenge to the HHS Mandate. This fourth case was filed yesterday on behalf of Michael Potter, Chairman and President of Eden Foods and his for-profit company, Eden Foods, Inc. in the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. TMLC attorney, Erin Mersino, has been spearheading the Law Center’s legal initiatives against the Federal Government’s HHS Mandate, which requires companies to provide insurance for their employees that cover and promote abortion inducing...