The recent Hobby Lobby decision has kicked off a wave of partisan acrimony among the political class and the social media twitterati. As I wrote before it was a narrow decision with little that should surprise or agitate anyone except the extreme partisans. The job of the Court is to properly apply relevant law and precedent, not to concern themselves with which side they want to support. Much of the opposition to Justice Alito’s majority opinion is based on narratives of gender identity politics and class conscious opposition to corporate person hood. This is immaterial to the facts of the case, regardless of how any justice personally feels about it. With that let’s run down the 9 reasons the Hobby Lobby case was properly decided.