Skip to comments.Bishops call Obama's contraception compromise 'unacceptable' (Abortion Pill included in Mandate)
Posted on 02/11/2012 5:41:19 AM PST by tobyhill
Hours after calling the Obama administration's contraceptives compromise a "first step," the Catholic bishops said Friday night they have "two serious objections" to the new policy and will fight its enactment.
First, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said the administrations plan still includes a nationwide mandate of insurance coverage of sterilization and contraception, including some abortifacients.
This is both unsupported in the law and remains a grave moral concern, the bishops said in their statement. We cannot fail to reiterate this, even as so many would focus exclusively on the question of religious liberty.
And while Obamas new plan allows religious-affiliated employers to refrain from paying for contraceptive coverage insurers would be obligated to provide the coverage for free the bishops said the change doesnt go far enough.
It would still mandate that all insurers must include coverage for the objectionable services in all the policies they would write, the bishops said. At this point, it would appear that self-insuring religious employers, and religious insurance companies, are not exempt from this mandate.
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hmmm and muslims get an exemption.... interesting....
0bama, for a brief perios of time, attended an Indonesian Christian school, before moving into the Muslim school.
I hope a Nun, or Christian employee, at the school leak what little school records are on hand
Since Obama still has the power to change his mind, the church should be demanding legislation to remove Obama’s dictatorial power.
It’s the “Principal” not the money!!! The money is still coming from all of us.
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