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Obama Postpones Forcing Catholic Institutions To Buy Birth Control Until After Election Day
Business Insider ^ | Jan. 20, 2012 | Michael Brendan Dougherty

Posted on 01/20/2012 1:57:38 PM PST by george76

The Obama Administration has decided to allow one more year for religious groups to comply with a regulation that forces them to make an impossible choice: either provide health-insurance that includes coverage of birth control and some abortion-inducing drugs to their employees, or provide no health-insurance and face stiff and escalating fines from the government.

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Belmont Abbey College, has sued the Obama administration, and its president, Bill Thierfelder ... has said that he will close the school before he complies with the Obama administration's requirement that purchase health-insurance for its employees inclusive of contraception.

“This is a shameless attempt to kick the can down the road in an election year

(Excerpt) Read more at businessinsider.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bhofascism; birthcontrol; buybirthcontrol; catholic; constitution; contraception; corruption; democrats; electionday; elections; liberalfascism; moralabsolutes; nobama2012; obama; progressives; tyranny; waronliberty

1 posted on 01/20/2012 1:57:47 PM PST by george76
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To: george76

All I can say is FUBO


2 posted on 01/20/2012 2:00:53 PM PST by Nowhere Man (Holodeck Computer: End Obama Administration simulation program, NOW!!!!)
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To: george76

Every single action taken by the POSOTUS in made with an eye on the election.


3 posted on 01/20/2012 2:01:38 PM PST by immadashell
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To: immadashell
Every single action taken by the POSOTUS in made with an eye on the election.

Is this "leadership" or "job security panic"?

4 posted on 01/20/2012 2:05:17 PM PST by immadashell
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To: george76

That’s mighty white of him.


5 posted on 01/20/2012 2:06:07 PM PST by crosshairs (Liberalism is to truth, what east is to west.)
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To: george76

That’s mighty white of him to do that.


6 posted on 01/20/2012 2:09:25 PM PST by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: crosshairs

LOL! You beat me to the punch.


7 posted on 01/20/2012 2:10:41 PM PST by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: george76

This would be like King Darius postponing throwing Daniel into the lions dens so Daniel could pay him alms...


8 posted on 01/20/2012 2:17:02 PM PST by Bigh4u2 (Denial is the first requirement to be a liberal)
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To: george76
He's making it easier and easier for the Supreme Court to throw the whole thing out.

Where are the Democrat congresscritters who only voted in favor of the bill on the understanding that this would not take place.

9 posted on 01/20/2012 2:21:12 PM PST by Timocrat (Ingnorantia non excusat)
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To: Scotsman will be Free

What, does he want us to go William Wallace on him?

I ain’t paying for squat Zero.


10 posted on 01/20/2012 2:25:25 PM PST by BenKenobi (Vindicated! Santorum wins IOWA!)
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To: george76

0bama is silly with this one. The Roman Catholic Church does not think in election cycles. The could give a damn that he is putting this off. They are going to mobilize their people wherever possible. They know that he is going to force Christians to do things that violate their conscience.

Maybe 0bama is the anti-Christ after all?


11 posted on 01/20/2012 2:30:26 PM PST by Truth is a Weapon (Truth, it hurts so good.)
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To: george76

I’m dreading whats gonna happen after he loses the election and before Jan 20, 2013.

My guess is it will be a scorched earth campaign the likes of which NOBODY has ever seen.

Also look for presidential pardons which would make even Clinton blush. Tony Rezko will be first on the list.


12 posted on 01/20/2012 2:32:43 PM PST by diverteach (If I find liberals in heaven after my death.....I WILL BE PISSED!!!)
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To: george76

*shrug* No big deal.

The Church is perfectly fine with paying for that kind of insurance for their employees in numerous European countries, and probably some more around the world.

In fact, Pope Benedikt XVI. himself, back, when he was Archbishop of Munich and Freising, had no problem whatsoever to pay for the legally mandated state controlled insurance for his roughly 20,000 employees. (He also did not have a choice).

Get used to it.


13 posted on 01/20/2012 2:35:18 PM PST by Tullius
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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14 posted on 01/20/2012 2:35:21 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Truth is a Weapon

If Obama would consider doing this in an election year, just imagine the extreme actions he will take if re-elected.


15 posted on 01/20/2012 2:44:34 PM PST by aimhigh
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To: Nachum

GOSH! I have to self censor so many of my posts anymore by NOT posting at all. Obama brings out the worst of me.


16 posted on 01/20/2012 2:59:38 PM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: Tullius; Flotsam_Jetsome; Berlin_Freeper; Hotlanta Mike; Silentgypsy; repubmom; HANG THE EXPENSE; ..
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0bama Postpones Forcing Catholic Institutions To Buy Birth Control Until After Election Day

The 0bama Administration has decided to allow one more year for religious groups to comply with a regulation that forces them to make an impossible choice: either provide health-insurance that includes coverage of birth control and some abortion-inducing drugs to their employees, or provide no health-insurance and face stiff and escalating fines from the government.

. . . . Check out article, then # 12 , # 13.

Thanks Nachum.

17 posted on 01/20/2012 3:05:00 PM PST by LucyT ( NB. ~ Pakistan was NOT on the U.S. State Department's "no travel" list in 1981. ~)
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To: BenKenobi

If only.


18 posted on 01/20/2012 3:06:55 PM PST by Scotsman will be Free (11C - Indirect fire, infantry - High angle hell - We will bring you, FIRE)
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To: george76
he will close the school before he complies with the Obama administration's requirement

Which is what they want. No Catholic health care. No Catholic education. No Catholic adoption services. No Catholic services for substance abusers, the hungry, the homeless. Shut 'em all down. But plenty of "freedom of worship".

19 posted on 01/20/2012 3:11:49 PM PST by Romulus (The Traditional Latin Mass is the real Youth Mass)
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To: george76

I wonder how many percent of the Catholic vote he will get this time.


20 posted on 01/20/2012 3:49:27 PM PST by 353FMG
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To: rockinqsranch
GOSH! I have to self censor so many of my posts anymore by NOT posting at all. Obama brings out the worst of me.

Join the club :)

21 posted on 01/20/2012 4:48:21 PM PST by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Tullius

European countries do not have the freedom we have had in the USA because of our constitution giving us freedom of religion. BO is tampering with our freedom of religion which is guaranteed in our Bill of Rights and Constitution. That’s the difference between us and Europe and the rest of the world.


22 posted on 01/22/2012 9:40:06 AM PST by Maryhere ("HE comes to rule the earth")
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To: Tullius

European countries do not have the freedom we have had in the USA because of our constitution giving us freedom of religion. BO is tampering with our freedom of religion which is guaranteed in our Bill of Rights and Constitution. That’s the difference between us and Europe and the rest of the world.


23 posted on 01/22/2012 9:42:24 AM PST by Maryhere ("HE comes to rule the earth")
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To: Tullius

European countries do not have the freedom we have had in the USA because of our constitution giving us freedom of religion. BO is tampering with our freedom of religion which is guaranteed in our Bill of Rights and Constitution. That’s the difference between us and Europe and the rest of the world.


24 posted on 01/22/2012 9:42:39 AM PST by Maryhere ("HE comes to rule the earth")
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To: george76

Apparently no one ever told this Empty Suit the folly of telegraphing one’s punches. 11 6 12 ... learn it. Live it. Love it.


25 posted on 01/22/2012 12:37:21 PM PST by Category Four (Joy, Fun, the Joke Proper, and Flippancy ... Flippancy is the best of all.)
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To: george76

Obama does not care that many religions including including the Major religion of Catholicism explicitly and expressly condemn contraception.

Forcing them to provide contraception is forcing them to abandon & betray their faith. I wholeheartedly agree that it better to close down or be subjected to even brutal penlites then to give up faith.

Christians have been persecuted like this before by lawless goverment. Let us hope that we can show the same devoted defiance in defense of our faith that our for-bearers did.


26 posted on 01/22/2012 1:08:53 PM PST by Monorprise
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To: immadashell

“”Every single action taken by the POSOTUS in made with an eye on the election.”

Is this “leadership” or “job security panic”?”

It has got to be blind ideology. As the catholic church has already noted, your not a Catholic if you vote for men who impose such things upon your countrymen.

A large share of Obama’s base is made up of Catholics. This naked attack upon the established doctrine of the Faith, Forcing Catholics to go against their own Faith cannot go unnoticed. It deserved the STRONGEST condemnation by all American Constitutionalists & Catholics alike!

Something is very wrong with Obama if he doesn’t realize this.


27 posted on 01/22/2012 1:15:00 PM PST by Monorprise
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To: Tullius

Do you have a link for that... from him?


28 posted on 01/22/2012 4:05:53 PM PST by AliVeritas (Pray. God's will be done. Abortion leaves two victims, the mother and the child.)
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To: Mears

bfl


29 posted on 01/22/2012 4:14:04 PM PST by Mears (Alcohol. Tobacco. Firearms. What's not to like?)
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To: AliVeritas
Do you have a link for that... from him?
From whom? Obama? Benedikt? I doubt any of them runs his personal blog.

Let me put it differently: Basically, in a mandated health care system the type and quality of health care is regulated by and accounted to the government. The Church can consider it like any other kind of tax it has to pay for its employees.

The Church's main focus in such things is asking if they interfere with its primary mission: the pronouncement and propagation of the faith. If it does (like, say, the involvement of its social services in some countries in mandatory abortion counseling) then it gets pretty hash pretty fast.

But paying a fraction of its employee's salaries into this or that state mandated institution doesn't rise to that level. In the end it's not so much different from any other tax. Render unto Caesar - you know the drill.
30 posted on 01/22/2012 7:36:13 PM PST by Tullius
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