Anti-abortion society Hobby Lobby reportedly invests retirement funds in abortion drugs

Several of Hobby Lobby’s retirement plan mutual funds own stakes in companies that make the specific drugs and devices that the Green family, owners of Hobby Lobby, are working to keep out of health care policies. Health from Hobby Lobby: Plan B and Ella emergency contraceptive pills, and copper and hormonal intrauterine devices.

These companies include Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, which manufactures Plan B and ParaGarda copper IUD and Actavis, which makes a generic version of Plan B and distributes she. Other mutual fund holdings selected by Hobby Lobby include Pfizer, the maker of Cytotec and Prostin E2, which are used to induce abortions; Bayer, which manufactures hormonal IUDs Skyla andMirena; AstraZeneca, which has an Indian subsidiary that manufactures Prostodin, Cerviprime and Partocin, three drugs commonly used in abortions; and Forest Laboratories, which makes Cervidil, a drug used to induce abortions. Several Hobby Lobby Retirement Plan funds have also invested in Aetna and Humana, two health insurance companies that cover surgical abortions, abortive medications and emergency contraception in many health care policies they sell.
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