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Boehner vows to overturn Obama’s birth control coverage rule
yahoo ^ | 2/8/12 | Chris Moody | The Ticket

Posted on 02/08/2012 11:35:52 AM PST by Nachum

From the Republican presidential candidates to top GOP lawmakers in Washington, party leaders are engaging in a full-court press against the Obama Administration's decision to force employers affiliated with religious groups to offer health care insurance plans to workers that cover birth control free of charge, even if the action contradicts the employer's religious beliefs.

In a rare move for someone in his office, House Speaker John Boehner, Republican of Ohio, took to the floor of the chamber on Wednesday to discuss a legislative plan to overturn the decision. Calling the rule "an unambiguous attack" on faith-based groups, Boehner said the House would begin work on a bill immediately.

"If the president does not reverse the department's attack on religious freedom, then the Congress, acting on behalf of the American people, and the Constitution that we're sworn to uphold and defend, must," Boehner, a Catholic, said. "The House will approach this matter fairly and deliberately through regular order and appropriate legislative channels."

Boehner said that the chamber's Energy and Commerce committee will take the lead in drafting the legislation to overturn the decision.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: boehner; catholic; hhs; moralabsolutes; obama

1 posted on 02/08/2012 11:36:01 AM PST by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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2 posted on 02/08/2012 11:38:33 AM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Wow... Good one Boner.

How about tearing up his $Trillion dollar credit card while you are at it?


3 posted on 02/08/2012 11:40:22 AM PST by Mr. K (Were the Soviet-Era propogandists as gleefully willing as our Lame-stream Media?)
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To: Nachum
I now give Boehner credit for 1/2 a ball.

For credit for another full ball, go for the gold on Fast and Furious.

Not sure what he can do for the other 1/2 a ball, but lets get to 1 and a 1/2 first.

4 posted on 02/08/2012 11:40:32 AM PST by Lazamataz (Yes, I am THAT Conservative.)
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To: Nachum
Boehner as usual leads from the rear after several days of outrage over this. Did he say anything about the fudge judge of the Ninth Circus, who should be opposed and impeached?
5 posted on 02/08/2012 11:41:31 AM PST by Jacquerie (No court will save us from ourselves.)
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6 posted on 02/08/2012 11:41:31 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: Nachum
Boehner must have done some polling before taking such a “bold” stance...
7 posted on 02/08/2012 11:42:01 AM PST by Cowboy Bob (Greed + Envy = Liberalism)
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To: Nachum
I will believe it when I see him overturn any of the other things he vowed to overturn.

Whatever...

8 posted on 02/08/2012 11:45:10 AM PST by 5thGenTexan
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To: Nachum

Bonehead couldn’t overturn a half eaten pancake.


9 posted on 02/08/2012 11:46:59 AM PST by Da Coyote
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To: Nachum
Boner wants to bail Ubama out of his self-inflicted crisis.

Let Ubama stew in his own juices.

The longer this drags out, the more damage it does.

To him.

10 posted on 02/08/2012 11:47:19 AM PST by Joe the Pimpernel (Too many lawmakers, too many laws, too many lawyers.)
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To: Nachum

I’ll believe it when I see it. I wouldn’t trust Boehner with a bubble pipe.


11 posted on 02/08/2012 11:49:20 AM PST by RIghtwardHo
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To: Nachum

The Left likes to say that “you can’t legislate morality” but, if you ask me, this is one of many times when somebody’s morality is legislated. The only question is *who’s* morality is going to be legislated.


12 posted on 02/08/2012 11:50:48 AM PST by OrangeHoof (Obama: The Dr. Kevorkian of the American economy.)
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To: Nachum

Yeah, right! Cry me a river Boner.


13 posted on 02/08/2012 11:51:10 AM PST by Pox (Good Night. I expect more respect tomorrow.)
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To: Nachum
"Boehner vows to overturn Obama’s birth control coverage rule"

And they all lived happily ever after.

14 posted on 02/08/2012 11:57:57 AM PST by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Nachum
Hey Boner - repeal the whole damn thing - do something with your majority!

Also - the (spineless) Pub's ought to be making the point that RAT's fight tooth and nail for seperation of church and state, unless if they want the state to dictate to the church.

15 posted on 02/08/2012 12:03:34 PM PST by capydick (''Life's tough.......it's even tougher if you're stupid.'')
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To: Nachum

That’s it - throw the rats a lifeline instead of letting them hang themselves. Way to go, Boner!


16 posted on 02/08/2012 12:05:06 PM PST by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: Nachum
Unless he is willing to start impeachment hearings against Obama, or issue a letter of marque and reprisal against Obama to arrest him as a usurping foreign agent posing as the elected President, Boner is absolutely POWERLESS against Obama at this point.

Obama has the legal tools to do ANYTHING HE WANTS at this point, and Congress has NOTHING to say about it.

17 posted on 02/08/2012 12:33:54 PM PST by backwoods-engineer (Any politician who holds that the state accords rights is an oathbreaker and an "enemy... domestic.")
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To: Nachum

Did the p@ssy cry?


18 posted on 02/08/2012 12:35:47 PM PST by Gaffer
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To: Nachum
Bishops and others speaking out against Obama -- FR threads.

Boehner vows to overturn Obama’s birth control coverage rule
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 12:37:30 PM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Nachum

Is this issue a convenient diversion or did bonehead take a testosterone injection? If bonehead is serious about calling the Obozo on his unconstitutional actions, one would think the Obozo and Holder would be in jail by now. Conclusion; just another convenient DIVERSION


20 posted on 02/08/2012 12:41:34 PM PST by drypowder
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To: Nachum; Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority
I can find Boehner pretty much anytime someone wants him in and around DC. I too, despite no electoral success, know where the good embassy parties are apt to be, and definitely the good bars and clubs.

This is where you'll find the guy. Every gd night! Boehner is:
(a)A very, very rich player.
(b) The hands-down, best-dressed guy in Washington. His bespoke shoes cost more than your car. One of his suits? Probably a lot more than your last vacation. Beautiful Brioni/Savile Row sort of stuff. Very well groomed, tanned, (or is that bronze the sign of a bad liver?) barbered and bathed. The very picture of a safe-seat Republican!
(c)A very VERY heavy drinker. He is usually ethanol-powered, which may or may not have anything to do with his greenhouse gas emissions. He is usually "under the weather." Unfortunately, he is not under the opposition radar.
(d)He has the best damn manners in Congress. This guy is smooth and long on the bonhomie.
(e)He Loves, did I say LOVES? the ladies. Gotta be something there, no?
(e)I would not doubt for an instant that The Mombasa MF can instantly put his hands on terminally embarrassing anti-Boehner material. Hell, I can, and I'm usually 600 miles away!

The best I can say for the guy is that he is not a sloppy Kennedy-type drunk, nor a kinky whoremaster like that Condit slimeball (whose favorite cruising partner through the DC Demi-Monde was none other than Choir-Boy Kasich (figure that one out!). But who runs Boehner's day and how he navigates through it is a damned mystery. He is the best thing that ever happened to Obama since he left Kenya.

21 posted on 02/08/2012 12:47:13 PM PST by Kenny Bunk ((So, you're telling me Scalia, Alito, Thomas, and Roberts can't figure out this eligibility stuff?))
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To: Nachum

The only thing he has ever turned over is a kleenex.


22 posted on 02/08/2012 12:50:25 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: Nachum
After Republican candidates and concerned Americans everywhere have condemned the Obama Administration Boehner timidly says “me too”.

Now watch Boehner enter into a “negotiation” in which he gives in and agrees with everything the Obama demands he will declare the problem over and congratulate Obama.

Boner should just stay out of this. He is too weak and easily manipulated to accomplish anything useful.

Have a good cry in the corner, Boehner, and just STFU.

23 posted on 02/08/2012 12:54:12 PM PST by detective
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24 posted on 02/08/2012 12:58:27 PM PST by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: bgill

Did you watch the video of his speech?

He was fired up,seething angrily, animated. It wasn’t a speech it was a screaming rant, full of righteous outrage. I tell you that man was pissed.

Actually I thought he was going to go to sleep half way through.


25 posted on 02/08/2012 12:59:03 PM PST by Venturer
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To: Nachum

He’ll vow to fight this to the death...

Then he’ll cry...

Then he’ll feel better...

Then he’ll cave...

Boehner is a WUSS!


26 posted on 02/08/2012 1:06:52 PM PST by PzLdr ("The Emperor is not as forgiving as I am" - Darth Vader)
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To: Nachum

Boehner: The Lord is faithful; he will strengthen you and keep you safe from the Evil One. (2Thessalonians3:3)


27 posted on 02/08/2012 1:34:07 PM PST by do the dhue (WARNING: this site is not liable for the things I say)
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To: Nachum

Uh-huh. The same way he was going to defund Obamacare, etc. I’ll believe it when I see it.


28 posted on 02/08/2012 1:49:00 PM PST by NewJerseyJoe (Rat mantra: "Facts are meaningless! You can use facts to prove anything that's even remotely true!")
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To: Nachum
Isn't this part of Obamacare?

Hey, Boner, stop nibbling around the edges. Get rid of Obamacare and you will also get rid of this outrage.

As usual, the Stupid Party is being divided and conquered and played for the slow witted suckers they are. I suspect before this is over, they will find a way to reach across to their "good friends across the aisle" and "compromise". Perhaps all it will take is agreeing to another $1 Trillion raise in the deficit ceiling?

29 posted on 02/08/2012 2:39:32 PM PST by Gritty (The real wickedness of Big Government is it debauches it's human capital, strong families-Mark Steyn)
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To: capydick

“Also - the (spineless) Pub’s ought to be making the point that RAT’s fight tooth and nail for seperation of church and state, unless if they want the state to dictate to the church.”

AMEN!


30 posted on 02/08/2012 2:46:30 PM PST by IWONDR
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To: Nachum

Hey Boner, Go back to sleep you putz


31 posted on 02/08/2012 2:57:26 PM PST by ballplayer
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To: Nachum

He’s all talk. The Senate will never go along with it.

Boehner: “I will now close part of the barn door now that the horse is out!”

Gimme a break.


32 posted on 02/09/2012 6:41:59 AM PST by Sopater (...where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. - 2 COR 3:17b)
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