Corporations today are much more than a legal fiction allowing a bunch of people to own a business together. Sometimes they live almost forever. They get to have their own, sometimes very intrusive, family rules for employees. They have freedom of speech. And now, apparently, they are acquiring the religious beliefs of their owners. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/25/us/court-confronts-religious-rights-of-corporations.html?hpw&rref=us Everyone, including conservatives, had better think long and hard about the implications of this.