Jesus Christ Superstore - Better Than Jew

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Jordan Klepper explains why decent, God-fearing corporations should have the right to deny employees birth control coverage on religious principle. (3:03)

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CASE WE GO OUT TO SENIORLEGAL ANALYST JONDAN KLEPPER.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]JORDAN, THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR

JOINING US. JORDAN, NOW THECOURT, THE SUPREME COURT HAS

PREVIOUSLY HELD THATCORPORATIONS ARE PEOPLE. DOES

THAT MEAN THAT WE HAVE TOBELIEVE THAT THEY ARE RELIGIOUS

PEOPLE? >> WHY NOT, JON?

HOBBY LOBBY, CHICK-FIL-A,EHARMONY THESE ARE DECENT GOD

FEARING CORPORATIONS.

THEY ARE GOOD PEOPLE, BETTERTHAN ME AND YOU.

WELL, BETTER THAN JEW.

[ LAUGHTER ]>> Jon: DID YOU SAY JEW?

>> NO.

NO, NO.

BUT IF THE JEW FITS --[LAUGHTER]

>> Jon: YOU SAID IT AGAIN.

>> NO, JON I DIDN'T -- THERE'S ACONNECTION PROBLEM, JON.

>> Jon: A CONNECTION PROBLEMTHAT MAKES YOU SAY JEW.

EVEN IF PRIVATE COMPANIES ARELEGAL PEOPLE THEY ARE NOT ALIVE.

THEY WEREN'T BORN.

>> ACTUALLY HOBBY LOBBY BELIEVEETHAT LIFE BEGINS AT

INCORPORATION.

>> Jon: REALLY?

[LAUGHTER]WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A

CORPORATION WITH CONSERVATIVERELIGIOUS BELIEFS, THEN?

NO SAME SEX MERGERS?

>> EXACTLY IT'S BED BATH ANDBEYOND NOT BED BATH AND STEVE.

THE BIBLE IS VERY CLEARMcDONALDS MAY ONLY LIE WITH

WENDY'S. OTHERWISEIT'S AN ABOMINATION.

>> Jon: NO BURGER KING.

>> WELL OBVIOUSLY BURGER KINGCAN BANG WHOEVER HE WANTS.

HE IS THE KING.

[LAUGHTER]THE POINT IS THESE COMMANIESHAVE

THE FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHT TO RUNTHEIR OPERATIONS ACCORDING TO

BIBLICAL PRINCIPLE.

>> Jon: BUT FOR HEALTH INSURANCEWHAT WOULD A BIBLICALLY

BASED INSURANCE PLAN EVEN COVER?LEPERCY?

>> ABSOLUTELY.

STONING RELATED INJURY, FLOODDAMAGE. IT'S A GREAT PREMODERN

MEDICINE, FIRST CENTURY,BIBLICALLY BASED HEALTH PLAN

THAT COVERS YOU FROM BIRTHTHROUGH YOUR ELDERLY YEARS

WHICH I BELIEVE IS LIKE UP TO36 IN THIS PLAN.

>> Jon: EVEN IF A CORPORTIONBELIEVES THIS STUFF I STILL

DON'T SEE WHY THEY SHOULD BEABLE TO FORCE THOSE BELIEFS ON

THEIR WORKERS. WHY SHOULDHOBBY LOBBY GET TO DENY ITS

WORKERS ACCESS TOCONTRACEPTION?

>> ACCESS TO CONTRA -- JON,LOOK.

THESE PEOPLE WORK IN AN ARTSUPPLY STORE.

PUT THAT EMPLOYEE DISCOUNT TOUSE AND HANDCRAFT YOUR OWN

CONTRACEPTION.

I ALWAYS CARRY MY HOMEMADECONDOM RIGHT HERE.

LET ME JUST GET THIS THING OUT.

LOOK AT THIS THING, HUH?

[LAUGHTER]>> Jon: THAT'S A CONDOM?

>> YEAH!

YEAH.

MADE IT MYSELF, JON.

[ LAUGHTER ]LIKE THE BIBLE SAYS, GIVE A MAN

A CONDOM HE (bleep) FOR ADAY.

TEACH A MAN TO CRAFT A CONDOMAND HE WILL NEVER GET THAT

GLITTER OUT OF HIS PENIS.

[LAUGHTER]>> Jon: THAT ACTUALLY LOOKS

SOMEWHAT UNCOMFORTABLE TO USE.

>> YEAH, YEAH FOR THE USER, SUREBUT NOT FOR HIS EMPLOYER, JON,

AND THAT IS WHAT IS IMPORTANT.

>> Jon: THANK YOUR JORDAN.

JORDAN KLEPPER, EVERYBODY WE'LL

BE RIGHT BACK.

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