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W.H. official: Contraceptive rule stands
CBS News ^ | February 12, 2012

Posted on 02/12/2012 9:30:51 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer

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To: Oldeconomybuyer

God’s official: Eternal damnation stands.

21 posted on 02/12/2012 2:29:37 PM PST by citizencon
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To: Ken522
This lawyer-guy Lew thinks he is smarter than the Roman Catholic Church ... stand by, little fella!

Do you really believe that the Catholic church won't cave? I think they will grumble and let this "compromise" stand without too much more sound and fury.

Unfortunately, too many Catholics (including leadership) agree with leftist governance. They may be angry about this specific thing, but provide them enough cover and they will fold. Face it, probably a majority of Catholics and even more in leadership like Democrats far more than Republicans - and they really WANT to like Obama. They fall all over themselves to find reasons to support him.

One can see the trap a million miles away. The Hussein administration will say it compromised and found a "balanced" approach. The Catholic church will back off to the point they are not a useful ally in the fight. Meanwhile millions of women will want their freebie contraception and love that Obama is giving it to them (even many supposedly right of center will like this just like everyone who gets a freebie does). Republicans will continue to fight but without the church actively supporting them, they will just appear to be trying to take a new right to free contraception away.

I've absolutely zero faith in the Catholic church to continue this fight.

22 posted on 02/12/2012 2:35:11 PM PST by Longbow1969
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To: tanknetter

Yup, that is what I see as well. I am not so sure they are failing at it either.

The only way the Hussein administration gets burned is if the Catholic church in particular keeps the same level of heat on them that we saw earlier this week. I think Church won’t. I think the Obama administration is banking on this.

It’s just what you said. The administration puts forward something absolutely, obnoxiously awful. The religious groups including the Catholic church attack said policy. Obama claims to be playing the adult in the room putting forward a “balanced” approach. The Catholic church grumbles but wilts, which leaves other religious groups alone. The Republicans keep up the fight but the issue is now portrayed as the mean old GOP trying to take a woman’s new “right” to free contraception under any circumstances away. Millions of women want this new freebie, even supposedly Catholic women working for Catholic institutions, and find reasons to justify supporting Obama’s “balanced” approach. Trap is complete, Republicans look opposed to women, Obama gets his new odious policy in place.

23 posted on 02/12/2012 2:43:45 PM PST by Longbow1969
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

He is going to need a large prison for all of us Catholics that refuse to fund his folly.

24 posted on 02/12/2012 3:53:54 PM PST by chris_bdba
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To: Track9

That will be the second term.Order certain people to take the pill or abort and those who are approved will be allowed one.

25 posted on 02/12/2012 3:55:01 PM PST by chris_bdba
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Not if the Catholic Church and many other denominations have anything to say about it. We will defeat this rule and ruler!

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26 posted on 02/12/2012 3:56:31 PM PST by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Longbow1969
I've absolutely zero faith in the Catholic church to continue this fight.

I'm a bit more optimistic, although the Catholic Church has already committed a historic blunder, which cost them millions of parishoners. This issue can only make that worse.

Christian churches in the US are, and have always been, fully funded by its parishioners, not by the Vatican or Riyahd.

When the Catholic Church abuse scandal was at its peak, instead of vigorously fighting the multitude of multi-million$ suits that resulted, it was no skin off the Vatican's nose to allow the financial burden to fall entirely on the parishioners. The parishioners had absolutely no control over the abuse. The worst possible reaction.

I never left the Catholic Church. It left me. Yes, I am still very much a Catholic, and satisfy my Catholic obligations by other means.

27 posted on 02/12/2012 4:09:48 PM PST by Publius6961 (My world was lovely, until it was taken over by parasites.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Oldeconomybuyer.
Thanks .
28 posted on 02/12/2012 7:55:20 PM PST by SunkenCiv (FReep this FReepathon!)
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To: Nachum


29 posted on 02/12/2012 8:44:32 PM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell)
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