March 25, 2015

Was Hobby Lobby Wrongly Decided? An ACS-Federalist Society Debate

birth control mandate, Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, Federalist Society

Caroline Fredrickson

American Constitution Society
Begin: 0:00

Jeffrey Rosen

National Constitution Center
Begin: 2:05

Frederick Gedicks

Brigham Young University
Begin: 11:12

Kevin Walsh

University of Richmond
Begin: 22:27

Lee Otis

Federalist Society
Begin: 1:29:50

On Wednesday, March 25th, the National Constitution Center, the American Constitution Society, and the Federalist Society convened the first in a series of constitutional debates to be held across America. In the inaugural debate, Frederick Gedicks of Brigham Young University and Kevin Walsh of the University of Richmond argued for and against the motion: "Hobby Lobby was wrongly decided.” Jeffrey Rosen, President and CEO of the National Constitution Center, moderated.