Skip to comments.Obamaís Friday order to Catholic hospitals: Shut up, commit abortions or Iíll shut you down
Posted on 03/02/2009 5:53:22 AM PST by jmaroneps37
The underhanded Obama administration has quietly moved to rescind the conscience clause found in agreements between the federal government and Catholic hospitals.
This conscience clause has always protected practitioners from being forced to commit abortions in violation of their consciences. Its removal means Catholic hospitals will be forced to choose between federal funds for committing abortions and closing down to maintain a clear conscience.
Phonies with egg on their faces
Nevertheless, phony Catholic judas goats like Douglas Kmiec are still beating their chests with pride at having delivered 52% of the Catholic vote to the abortion team last fall.
In January Kmiec smugly wrote The scurrilous remarks of conservative bloggers missed the point, which was that I and millions of others who voted for Obama did so not despite our Catholic faith but because of it.
As a proud conservative blogger I have to ask this vile man how voting for a monster who could allow miracle abortion surviving infants to die unattended on a cold steel table in a broom closet is Catholic faith.
Reminding us why print media is dying, two weeks ago Times Amy Sullivan instructed us confused Catholics, that FOCA does not even exist. Insisting it will not be considered, she gently explains FOCA is merely a myth imagined by our Bishops which will not be voted on in Congress so it cant threaten the sanctity of life.
Perhaps Sullivan could discern a comforting difference between being sent to a work camp rather than a concentration camp but her logic escapes me.
The truth may be Obama doesnt sign anything named FOCA, but whether its called FOCA or the Sunshine and Applesauce law, hell sign a law extorting Catholic hospitals into committing abortions thereby killing Catholic hospitals.
Obamas sneaky order proves both of these phonies wrong.
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If I was a Catholic hospital director I would announce that I would not take the money. And, then announce the closing date.
While I do not agree with any of Obama's rules, I do believe that this type of thing should be a teaching moment for entities which accept federal funds but have disagreements with the strings attached to those funds. Find a way to cut the cord.
Everything the 60’s radicals used to get us here, we'll need to use to take us back to what our Founding Fathers created.
They can’t. Every hospital in the US receives some kind of federal money.
There is one bishop who has said that he will close down, and there are others who have said they will go to jail, I hope they are serious.
Guess we’ll soon see how many have consciences of convenience.
and without federal funding, the hospitals should quit giving medical care to illegal aliens and others showing up at the emergency rooms with non-emergency medical issues...
Ya know, thats a great take.I like it.
Abortion=Government sponsored ritual murder!
Catholic hospitals should simply and accept federal money and tell obama sure we will only abort black babies wonder how well that would play with the word twister obama?
How could he do this during Lent, our most holy month? Catholics will be rioting in the street.
Oh wait, we aren’t Muslims.
The blow back can’t come soon enough for me. Obama and all the stooges who voted for Pelosi war on America are really pissing me off with all the porkulus crap they dumped on us...and expect our grandkids to pay for.
Molech be appeased.
It isn’t that the government supports them with money, it is that the government supports poor people with Medicaid and then there is Medicare for retirees, all considered government money. So if they can’t accept those they might as well close because they’d just have to become expensive private hospitals that couldn’t help the people they were created to help.
I hear you - there comes a time when one must stand on principle. And, this is such a time.
I sense quite a few doctors easing into early retirement over this issue (not to mention the national health care boondoggle).
Don’t you just love the way leftists respond when their plans are exposed?
“Oh, that law/idea/agenda doesn’t even exist, you’re just making stuff up.”
Libs, this is YOU:
You belong to your father the devil, and you want to do what he wants. He was a murderer from the beginning and was against the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he tells a lie, he shows what he is really like, because he is a liar and the father of lies
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