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NOW President: Bishops Want 'Police Power of State to Prevent Women from Taking Birth Control'
Cybercast News Service ^ | 3/1/12 | Penny Starr

Posted on 03/01/2012 4:03:23 PM PST by Nachum

Roman Catholic bishops and other religious leaders have failed to keep women from using birth control and now want the "police power of the state" to stop women from doing so, National Organization for Women President Terry O’Neill said Thursday at a gathering of feminist activists. “The bishops have not been able to convince Catholic women to not take birth control,” O’Neill said. “We know this because 98 percent of sexually active [Catholic] women take birth control at some point in their lives--just like 98 percent of sexually active non-Catholic

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bishops; now; police; president

1 posted on 03/01/2012 4:03:30 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

This is pure bull Harkin. I HATE these people. They think the American people are so stoopid. I hope they are not.


2 posted on 03/01/2012 4:07:07 PM PST by DallasDeb (usafa06mom)
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To: Nachum

Only you people telling the lie are going to believe it this time, Sweetie.


3 posted on 03/01/2012 4:07:15 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopaths.)
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To: Nachum

NOW's claim is patently absurd, but this path is clearly the Dem strategy to keep control of the White House. Obama is an abysmal failure in all respects, so they provoked a social issues confrontation in order to lie about that confrontation. They are willing to directly and shockingly violate the First Amendment in order to lie about our response and create a campaign issue. Democrats disgust me.

4 posted on 03/01/2012 4:09:14 PM PST by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: Nachum

possibly good. It could change the minds of some democrat voting Catholics.


5 posted on 03/01/2012 4:10:48 PM PST by MNDude
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Only you people telling the lie are going to believe it this time, Sweetie.

Unfortunately, you are probably wrong on this. The Dem base will believe it. The ones who were so disillusioned by Obama's massive incompetence in every area of his responsibility that they would otherwise have stayed home will now have a reason that they "have to vote", even though they will still see Obama as an abject failure.

6 posted on 03/01/2012 4:12:16 PM PST by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: Nachum

Wake up America! Albino Assassin Monks are coming for your PILLS!!

Freegards


7 posted on 03/01/2012 4:12:16 PM PST by Ransomed
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To: Nachum

Us bitter clingers need to understand that the police power of the state is a monopoly of the Left and will not be shared with any old religious nuts.


8 posted on 03/01/2012 4:13:15 PM PST by Argus
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To: Nachum

Every election, the game is for them to scare their voters that the evil republicans will take away X from them, even though they were the ones who took it away in the first place. Everything, every election, is held hostage.


9 posted on 03/01/2012 4:13:30 PM PST by Vince Ferrer
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To: Nachum
NOW

NATIONAL ORGANIZATION of WACKOS

10 posted on 03/01/2012 4:13:35 PM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Nachum
“The bishops have not been able to convince Catholic women to not take birth control,” O’Neill said. “We know this because 98 percent of sexually active [Catholic] women take birth control at some point in their lives--just like 98 percent of sexually active non-Catholic women take birth control at some point in their lives. What am I missing? If 98% take or have taken the pill, WHAT IS THE GRIPE? Free pills? Yeah sure they will be free...
11 posted on 03/01/2012 4:15:29 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: Nachum

Good grief. The over the top hyperbole out of the left knows no bounds.


12 posted on 03/01/2012 4:17:19 PM PST by A message
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To: Nachum

Simple logic...does the state before Obama prev ent you from using birth control???no it did not....so no law by obama iis needed to provide birth control


13 posted on 03/01/2012 4:21:27 PM PST by tophat9000 (American is Barack Oaken)
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To: Nachum

Typical lefty logic. I don’t like sushi. Therefore I want to make it illegal, poison the oceans to kill all the fish, and use radioactive waste from nuclear plants to kill all those Japanese guys who prepare sushi.


14 posted on 03/01/2012 4:43:40 PM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Nachum

Point number one: the 98% figure is a lie. The basis for the 98% figure is a study by the Gutmacher Institute, whose validity as a piece of social scientific research I do not propose to dispute. That study, however, classed as “using contraception” (not “taking contraceptives”) all methods of birth control, including calendar and temperature based “rhythm” methods, a.k.a. “natural family planning”, which the Latin church approves as morally unobjectionable, barrier methods (condoms, diaphragms, . . .) to which the Latin church objects, but which are not usually termed “taking contraceptives”, and hormonal methods (”the pill”, implants, injections, hormone-laced IUD’s, . . .) which are usually termed “taking contraceptives”.

Point number two: if 98% have found a contraceptive technology they are able to use (and the other 2%, given the population from the the sample is drawn, may be presumed to be women who do not want to suppress their own fertility), why should any sane person regard the return to the status quo ante the Obama “mandate” as a restriction on access to contraception?

I suppose the operative word there is sane, and the speaker and her intended audience do not fall into that category.


15 posted on 03/01/2012 4:44:18 PM PST by The_Reader_David (And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know. . .)
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To: Nachum

I guess all 12 members of NOW loved hearing her bray.


16 posted on 03/01/2012 4:48:25 PM PST by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators come election day.)
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To: Nachum; DallasDeb

I just realized that more abortions meand less people breathing there for less of the “pollutant” CO2 being exhaled by living people. Less CO2 means less global warming gas thus resulting in less global warming and perhaps increased global cooling. that is why NOW is so much for contraception, to reduce globalony warming! thus NOW is being good watermelon green.


17 posted on 03/01/2012 4:53:24 PM PST by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: Nachum
One of Alinsky's tactics is to turn the tables on the enemy, to make the victim the aggressor. So in this case, the Church, the victim of this unconstitutional mandate, is being made to look like the perpetrator.

It's like a murderer complaining that the guy he stabbed to death got his knife all bloody.

18 posted on 03/01/2012 4:59:44 PM PST by IronJack (=)
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To: IronJack

Exactly. That’s how the feminazis, the homonazis and their fellow travelers operate.


19 posted on 03/01/2012 5:04:59 PM PST by ReformationFan
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To: Nachum

Oh Well! What’s new here?

The Democrats take on another BIG enemy. They have BIG Business, BIG oil, BIG pharma, BIG Insurance, and now we have BIG Religion.

Aren’t they nice? They care so much for the little people.


20 posted on 03/01/2012 5:50:14 PM PST by Gumdrop
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To: Nachum

What???? How are the bishops asking for the police powers of the state to prevent women from taking birth control??

these people want the police powers of the state to force me to PAY for anyone who wants free birth control, sterilizations, abortion inducing drugs, blah, blah, blah.

These women can take all the BC pills they like, just don’t force others to pay for it.


21 posted on 03/01/2012 5:50:52 PM PST by Girlene (RIP, Andrew, You're no longer under fire)
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To: Nachum


Terry O'Neill, president of the National Organization of Women
22 posted on 03/01/2012 5:55:05 PM PST by Girlene (RIP, Andrew, You're no longer under fire)
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To: Girlene

23 posted on 03/01/2012 6:40:21 PM PST by VeniVidiVici
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To: VeniVidiVici

lol - you are so bad....


24 posted on 03/01/2012 7:23:31 PM PST by Girlene (RIP, Andrew, You're no longer under fire)
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To: Nachum

Ignorant turd.
You can OD on BC pills for all anyone cares. We just don’t want to pay for them. You want them you pay. It is just that simple............


25 posted on 03/02/2012 3:08:51 AM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New the media American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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