Caption: Figura 1: Mapa de la Baixa de Lisboa segun los planos del Marques de Pombal (Eugenio dos Santos y Carlos Mardel
Protecting the free-exercise rights of corporations like Hobby Lobby, Conestoga, and Mardel
protects the religious liberty of the humans who own and control those companies.
family that owns and operates two businesses, Hobby Lobby and Mardel
is an affiliated business started by one of David's sons; it operates 35 Christian bookstores and employs about 400 people.
Maxx, PetSmart, Office Depot, Stein Mart, Party City, Shoe Carnival and Home Furniture Company with shadow anchors Michaels, Toys R Us, Babies R Us, Hobby Lobby and Mardel
Christian & Education.
One of David's sons started an affiliated business, Mardel
In Hobby Lobby, the Court consolidated three cases, each involving closely held, for-profit corporations: Conestoga Wood Specialties, employing over 950 people in wood working specialties; Hobby Lobby, employing more than 13,000 in over 500 stores across the United States; and Mardel
, employing 400 persons in 35 Christian bookstores.
The Greens (46) and the corporations they owned and controlled, Hobby Lobby and Mardel
, were initially denied a preliminary injunction by the federal district court for the Western District of Oklahoma The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed, however, finding that the Greens were "persons" under RFRA and that they had established a likelihood of success on their RFRA claim.
The five finalists this year are Jazeel Maliza, Ernesto Laureta, Mardel
Dela Vega, Rey Semic and Mary Grace Solomon.
Martha Benitez, la escenografa, y Libertad Mardel
, la disenadora del vestuario, nos ubican en el espacio y el tiempo permitiendo la concrecion de esta recreacion onirica.
Indeed, one of the three corporate entities in Hobby Lobby itself, Mardel
, is a chain of Christian bookstores.
Hobby Lobby and Mardel
are owned by David and Barbara Green and their three children, Mart Green, Steve Green, and Darsee Lett.