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Boehner: Congress to overturn birth control policy if Obama does not reverse course
foxnews.com ^ | 2/8/12 | AP

Posted on 02/08/2012 11:00:48 AM PST by ColdOne

WASHINGTON – House Speaker John Boehner says if President Obama doesn't reverse a new policy requiring religious schools and hospitals to provide employees with access to free birth control, the Congress will.

Boehner, a Catholic, said Wednesday that the rule is an attack on religious freedom in the country. The Ohio Republican, speaking on the floor, said the rule "cannot stand, and will not stand."

The speaker said the Energy and Commerce Committee will move ahead on legislation.

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1 posted on 02/08/2012 11:00:55 AM PST by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

I’ll read the whole article. But let me go on record of stating that Boehner is a weak suck. He needs to be replaced as the speaker.


2 posted on 02/08/2012 11:03:17 AM PST by VicVega (tagline is MIA)
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To: ColdOne
obamacare contraception, Obamacare contraception
3 posted on 02/08/2012 11:04:21 AM PST by FrankR (You are only enslaved to the extent of the entitlements you receive.)
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To: ColdOne

Wouldn’t Barack have to sign the legislation into law?


4 posted on 02/08/2012 11:06:03 AM PST by Ted Grant
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To: ColdOne
When the enemy is hanging himself, you don't put a chair under his feet, Jon-Jon.

Go play golf with Ubama and kiss his ring or something.

5 posted on 02/08/2012 11:07:07 AM PST by Joe the Pimpernel (Too many lawmakers, too many laws, too many lawyers.)
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To: ColdOne
More of Boners limp threats ....

lemme know when he does something, anything - I need to go back to snoozing....

6 posted on 02/08/2012 11:10:29 AM PST by bkopto (Obama is merely a symptom of a more profound, systemic disease in American body politic.)
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To: Ted Grant
Wouldn’t Barack have to sign the legislation into law?

Yeah. And they don't have the juice to override. It's in Justice Kennedy's hands now. I know he's Catholic. I hope he's a devout Catholic.

7 posted on 02/08/2012 11:13:32 AM PST by Poison Pill (Obama is the hopium of the masses)
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To: Ted Grant

Wonder why Mr. Obama doesn’t make a RULE to have all of the Muslim women take off their veils so we can see that it isn’t a terroist MAN in garb?


8 posted on 02/08/2012 11:14:30 AM PST by rovenstinez
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To: ColdOne

Hey Boner! If you repeal the whole Obamacare we won’t have to worry about it.

Get it done! Have the Bill ready to go and passed in the house. Reintroduce it in Feb of 2013.


9 posted on 02/08/2012 11:14:34 AM PST by Tenacious 1
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10 posted on 02/08/2012 11:14:48 AM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: ColdOne

hey maybe these religious hospitals and charities can be required to give money to the employees instead to buy insurance. The employer won’t be providing the “sinful health insurance plan” directly and the employees can buy whatever insurance they want with the money.


11 posted on 02/08/2012 11:19:26 AM PST by snowstorm12
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To: ColdOne

Either Barry will double-down and veto it (which works for us), or Harry Reid will bury it, putting all Senate seats up for grabs in states with a lot of Catholics (which also works for us).


12 posted on 02/08/2012 11:38:06 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: ColdOne
Boehner folded last time when it was tied to the budget. No faith he won't fold again like an accordion.
13 posted on 02/08/2012 11:49:24 AM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: ColdOne

Hey Boner - repeal the whole damn thing - do something with your majority!


14 posted on 02/08/2012 11:57:59 AM PST by capydick (''Life's tough.......it's even tougher if you're stupid.'')
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To: rovenstinez

didn’t the muslims receive a waiver for obamacare:


15 posted on 02/08/2012 11:59:22 AM PST by God luvs America (63.5million pay no federal income tax then vote demoKrat)
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To: capydick

——repeal the whole damn thing——

He already did that months ago.

Did you forget or just weren’t paying attention?


16 posted on 02/08/2012 12:00:52 PM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 ..... Crucifixion is coming)
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To: ColdOne

Pffft! The only thing Boehner’s going to overturn is Issa’s Fast and Furious investigation.


17 posted on 02/08/2012 12:05:15 PM PST by abigailsmybaby ("To understan' the livin', you got ta commune wit' da dead." Minerva)
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To: bert
True - maybe I should have said "defund" the whole damn thing.

Also remember, when they were first supposed to vote on the repeal it was right before the Gifford's shooting. They postponed the vote because it was the fault of Sarah Palin and the Tea Party that she was shot - thus putting the vote off for a week. By then, alot of public relations damage was done and maybe didnt get the same amont of votes it would have gotten if Giffords hadnt been shot.

I think it's worth taking up again, especially in an election year, so the politicians can be seen for what they stand for while people are thinking about which criminal to vote for.

18 posted on 02/08/2012 12:21:27 PM PST by capydick (''Life's tough.......it's even tougher if you're stupid.'')
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To: ColdOne
Bishops and others are speaking out against Obama.

Boehner: Congress to overturn birth control policy if Obama does not reverse course
Archbishop of San Francisco says Obama ruling strikes at religious freedom
How Obama Lost the Catholic Vote
‘I am going to stick with fellow Catholics’ in Pres. Obama’s war on Catholics. Wherein Fr. Z rants.
Unholy War
Six Things Everyone Should Know about the HHS Mandate
Santorum: Obama Hostile to Christians

Understanding Oppostion to the HHS Mandate (Part 1): Why the Church Won’t Pay for Contracept
The Bishops Chickens Coming Home to Roost.
65 Orthodox Church bishops call on Obama to ‘rescind’ the ‘unjust’ contraception mandate
Doug Kmiec Writes Obama: 'Friendship Will Not Permit Me to Disregard Duty to Faith and Country'
Standing with the Bishops [Catholic Caucus]
Updated: *167* Bishops (More Than 90% of Dioceses) Have Spoken Out Against Obama/HHS Mandate
Outrage!… Military Tells Chaplains What They Can and Can’t Say About HHS/ObamaAssault on Religion
Updated: *153* Bishops (Over 80% of Dioceses) Have Spoken Out Against Obama/HHS Mandate
An Affront Catholics Agree On [Liberal and Conservative Catholics Against Obama Mandate]
Army Silenced Chaplains Last Sunday

Catholic Military Archdiocese & Chaplains interfered with last Sunday by Pres. Obama’s Admin
The Anti-Catholic President v. the Catholic Bishops
Sen. Rubio introduces bill to reverse Obama birth control mandate
Churches balk at birth control rule - Catholics won’t comply, Bishop Kevin Rhoades says
Protestants and Jews declare to White House: We stand with Catholics
Checking the Air Outside [Bp. Zubik's follow up to Obama's “To Hell with You”]
Mohler [Southern Baptist] Says Insurance Mandate Not Just 'Catholic' Issue
An Open Letter to President Barack Obama Concerning Recent Tyranny (With Pictures!)
Lincoln bishop: prepare for 'suffering' under HHS mandate
Bishop David Zubik confronts Obama
Obama’s ‘war on the church’

Pope hits out at 'radical secularism'
‘We Will Not Comply’: Catholic Leaders Distribute Letter Slamming Obama Admin Contraceptive Mandate
‘We Will Not Comply’: Catholic Leaders Distribute Letter Slamming Obama Admin Contraceptive Mandate
Bruskewitz: Fight Insurance Ruling [Sebelius a "bitter, fallen away Catholic"]
Letter from Archbishop John G. Vlazny on the matter of freedom of conscience and decisions by HHS
Bishop Olmsted's Letter to Catholics [Catholic Caucus]
Liberty for the Amish & Quakers but not Catholics. . .
Contraception mandate prompts Peoria bishop to instate St. Michael Prayer (Catholic Caucus)
Phoenix bishop (Olmstead): defy feds on birth control
A letter from Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr concerning HHS edict

Speak honestly: abortion is ‘the killing of tiny human beings in the womb’ – Denver bishop
Bishop [Daniel Jenky] Blasts Secularist Intolerance, Calls For ‘Assertive Action’ to Defend Church
(Pittsburgh Bishop Zubik comments:) HHS delays rule on contraceptive coverage
Dolan: Natural law, not religious preference, dictates all life sacred
Religious leaders blast HHS over contraception mandate
Mandated Contraception, Sterilization: Caesar Demands Church Violate Conscience
OBAMA’S CONTEMPT FOR RELIGIOUS LIBERTY (mandates coverage of sterilization & contraception)
Implications of Obama Admin move to force Cath hospitals to provide contraception and sterilizations
Catholic doctors’ group launches petition against contraception mandate
Contraception mandate tramples religious freedom, US bishops say

19 posted on 02/08/2012 12:33:34 PM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: ColdOne

Blah, blah, blah. As if anyone has ever lifted a finger to stop Hussein.


20 posted on 02/08/2012 12:38:59 PM PST by bgill (Romney & Obama are both ineligible. A non-NBC GOP prez shuts down all ?s on Obama's admin)
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To: Salvation

Thank you for all that work on those links!


21 posted on 02/08/2012 12:39:39 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: Poison Pill
. It's in Justice Kennedy's hands now. I know he's Catholic. I hope he's a devout Catholic.

This isn't really a Catholic thing ... it's a Constitution thing.

Even a Catholic-hating Klansman, as long as he respects the Constitution, would arrive at the right decision on this matter. It couldn't be a clearer violation of the First Amendment.

22 posted on 02/08/2012 12:46:26 PM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: ArrogantBustard
This isn't really a Catholic thing ... it's a Constitution thing.

In the abstract, you are right. In the politics of the moment though, it's the Catholic ox that's getting gored and it's primarily their anger that has BO back on his heels, if only for the moment. My hope is that this resonates on a personal level with Kennedy since I think he is the one who will decide the fate of the law.

23 posted on 02/08/2012 12:57:18 PM PST by Poison Pill (Obama is the hopium of the masses)
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