Was Scalia’s Inauguration Hat a Birth Control Mandate Protest?
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia wore an unusual hat to President Barack Obama’s Inauguration ceremony Monday. Some observers speculate that the hat symbolized religious conscience protections and was worn to protest efforts by the Obama administration to enforce a birth control mandate on religious groups.
(Photo: The Atlantic Wire)Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia at President Barack Obama’s inauguration, Jan. 21, 2013.
(Photo: Hanz Holbein)Hans Holbein, the Younger painting of Sir Thomas More, 1527.