Skip to comments.White House: Colleges Also Forced to Institute HHS Mandate
Posted on 03/16/2012 3:10:56 PM PDT by Nachum
The White House announced today that colleges and universities will also be forced to join religious employers in instituting the new HHS mandate that requires them to provide coverage for birth control and drugs that may cause abortions.
The Health and Human Services Department released information Friday afternoon saying college student health care plans will be treated like employees plans making them subject to the mandate the Obama administration put in place that has upset pro-life groups for its violation of religious liberties.
The decision means college students who already get abortions at the highest rate compared with women in other age categories, will be able to get free birth control pills, Plan B pills and the ella drug that causes early-term abortions days after conception.
The nations biggest abortion business is already applauding the decision, as it means insurance companies will pay for drugs Planned Parenthood dispenses, providing a taxpayer-funded windfall for the abortion giant.
Planned Parenthood Federation of America President Cecile Richards said in a statement, For many women, especially college students, birth control is not only a health care issue, it is a financial issue. Covering birth control with no co-pays means college students will not have to choose between paying for tuition and books, or paying for basic health care like birth control.
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I bet Occidental, Columbia and Harvard will get waivers.
All they have to do is threaten to release certain transcripts and application forms.
Look for explosion of infertility among the teens and college aged females of today as they grow older and decide they want to have children. Free Ella? Obama really hates women.
Agreed. State universities and small private schools will become abortion mills.
Academia is full of commies and queers - this mandate will be accepted with fawning gratitude by the academented.
I like the suggestion I saw from another FReeper the other day.
ALL Catholic institutions in the US should give all their female employees 30 days notice and tell them they can thank Obama for making this the only way they can stay out of the abortion business.
Herr Fuhrer has spoken...