Skip to comments.The Obama HHS 'Compromise' Switches the Tiger for the Lion (Not all Catholics buying Obama's bull)
Posted on 02/10/2012 7:55:38 PM PST by tobyhill
In an effort to save his administration from collapsing under the weight of the controversy caused by the oppressive Health and Human Services (HHS) edict requiring Catholics to violate their conscience, President Obama announced a "compromise". Unfortunately, the compromise is a thinly veiled smoke and mirrors act of political theater.
Perhaps hoping to fool the innocent into believing that a crisis has been averted, President Obama announced that the Catholic Church and other Christian organizations and outreaches would no longer be forced to cover sterilization procedures and provide contraception and abortifacients in direct violation of their conscience.
The HHS mandate was widely condemned across the Nation as a blatant attack on the Church. It is a violation of the First Amendment Right to the Free Exercise of Religion. It was also widely condemned as a coercive act which, in effect, compels people to violate their deeply held religious beliefs - and violate their consciences - or face severe government sanction.
However, the Obama "compromise" announced on Friday, January 10, 2012 has merely shifted the onus of immorality from the religious employer directly to - the religious employer.
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Barky keep digging a deeper hole.
I hope he hunkers down...
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The closing lines of this article say it all.
Just disobey. No is the answer. No cram down, no cram down with sugar. Just no.
Happily, the Bishops aren’t buying the carp Obama is selling.
0BowMao has merely become a money launderer for his “FREE” abortions for everyone scheme. And all of the Hoax’nChains supporters will give him a trophy just for his “good” intentions — at furthering his plan to destroy the Constitution in a mere 4 years.
And I’ve got a couple of classmates from the Catholic men’s college we attended in the late 1960s who stick to the line, I’m paraphrasing: Its a woman’s health issue. the church’s positon on birth control is wrong. Obama’s change today (Friday) means that the church institutions will not be affected. fortunately a couple of others do get it.
Its about POWER. Most Catholics dont realize this:
Barak Osama Obama is an evil man- This isn’t the fkirst time he has signled out the Christian faith for persecution, nor will it be the last- Rick Santorum NEEDS to look striaght into the camera and say “Mr President, you ‘claim’ to be aq Christian, but the people of America want to know WHEN you are goign to start ACTING like a Christian- TRUE Christians do NOT attack God and His peopel the way tyou have systematically attacked them- Actions speak louder than words, and your actions hjave proven that you are not infact with Chritistians but against them, and therefore not one of them”
BaraK IS feignign Christianity in order to make it look as though he is ‘one of them’ and being ‘one of them’ he is making descisions that all other Christians should therefore follow-
Our constitution states that government shall NOT pass laws preventing ther free excersize of religion, and yet this law is just that- a law that forbids the catholic faith or any Christian faith from believing that God meant life from conception on was precious- This law is a slap in the face to all that believe that and makes it illegal for those that beleive that to live that belief!
His and people’s ideas who think like he does goes along hte line of ‘well, there are many ways to interpret God’s laws and edicts- and God udnerstands when some might dissagree or itnerpret His laws and edicts differently”
Well, suppose we as a people decided we wanted to ‘interpret man’s laws’ any old which way we choose to? Suppose we suddenly decide that the deefinition of bank robbery was ‘open to itnerpretation’ or that the law regarding robbery was ‘open to itnerpretation’? Suppose we reason that the lawgivers are really compassionate people who really didn’t mean what they said and would understand that because we aren’t as rich as we want to be that we would be justified in breaking those laws and hterefore would not be prosecuted?
A classic “rope a dope” strategy.
Bishops...you BETTER stand firm.....this is a last stand.
I've had a few try to tell me the same thing. I asked them what kind of illness or disease pregnancy is and whether a baby should be likened to a cancerous tumor. Until they can explain this, they will not be allowed to throw their asinine arguments my way.
This nation is finished. It’s over.
Ah, pergnancy as disease to rebutt the “women’s healthcare” line of talk. Last night there was a female Episcopalian Bishop and another liberal lady who kept tying birth control to “women’s health,” ignoring Hannity’s questions about violation of conscience of faith and the First Amendment.
I’ll use that line of reasoning in the future. Thank you for it.
This is a religious war. Abortion is a sacrament to liberals.
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