A recent Supreme Court decision (Hobby Lobby) sparks debate over the concept of corporations as persons, and whether they should be permitted to make decisions that impact their employee's healthcare based upon that entity's personally held beliefs. Notably, in spite of the recent trend towards "personhood," corporations are still not able to claim certain constitutional protections that would not otherwise be available to persons acting as a group.
For instance, there is no 5th Amendment right against self-incrimination for a corporation. In other words, corporations cannot "plead the 5th."
But, in light of recent events, is a shift in thought coming?
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