By applying the Sherbert Test to this case, Hobby Lobby will need to show that they are sincere and that this is a substantial burden on their company and beliefs.
Looking into the first prong of the Sherbert test, unquestionably, Hobby Lobby is not sincere. The Green family is not looking out for their employees and only taking their religion into consideration. The Green family previously had stated their employees do not have to be Christians for them to be employed at Hobby Lobby; however, many of their employees may not have the same beliefs and disagree that contraception is abortion. Moreover, if Hobby Lobby is a Christian company, it still does not give them any right to force their religion on their employees, nor can an employee force a religion upon a company. In the case Thomas v Review Board, a man of