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First Lady Hails Free-Contraception Mandate: 'We Made History'
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Posted on 04/25/2012 1:35:27 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

First Lady Hails Free-Contraception Mandate: 'We Made History' By Fred Lucas April 25, 2012

(CNSNews.com) – First lady Michelle Obama boasted at a campaign event in Omaha, Neb. on Tuesday that the Obama administration made history when it passed the president's health care proposal--and mandated that insurance companies would have to provide free contraceptives.

"Two years ago, we made history together by finally passing health reform," said Mrs. Obama. "And because we passed this law, insurance companies will now have to cover basic preventive care--things like prenatal care, mammograms, contraception--at no extra cost."

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finalized the "preventive services" regulation in January and it will take effect for most employers on Aug. 1. It mandates that nearly all health insurance plan in the United States must provide women with sterilizations and all FDA-approved contraceptives, including those that can induce abortion, without any fees or co-pay.

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and many Catholic leaders in the United States have voiced strong opposition to the mandate because they say it would force Catholics--whose church teaches that sterilization, contraception and abortion are wrong--to act against their consciences and the teachings of their faith. In comments submitted to the Department of Health and Human Services, in which they asked the administration to rescind the regulation, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops called it an "unprecedented attack" on religious liberty.

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1 posted on 04/25/2012 1:35:30 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Now we need immediate data showing how much this FREE contraception is going to COST us when insurance companies charge us.


2 posted on 04/25/2012 1:40:47 PM PDT by Eagle of Liberty (We the People are coming!!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Either she didn’t get the memo or the whole administration has it’s head stuck up Obama’s ass.

Michelle, that Health Care thingy you are boasting about, it not popular in America and is before the Supreme Court as potentially unconstitutional. I wouldn’t be out reminding people about how proud you are to have forced Americans to “buy” something and that many American’s will be forced to go against their faith.

On second thought, keep up the good work.


3 posted on 04/25/2012 1:42:17 PM PDT by Tenacious 1 (With regards to the GOP: I am prodisestablishmentarianistic!)
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To: Sub-Driver

the lady is an idiot.


4 posted on 04/25/2012 1:45:33 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (There's no crying in rebellion!!)
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To: Sub-Driver

These days the only comment I have for her is...FUMO!

for me my medical cost have already been hit by her hubby’s fed gov rules.


5 posted on 04/25/2012 1:46:22 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11 0bie don' t eat my dog!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Hitler made history too. So did Pol Pot, Stalin and Osama Bin Laden. Making history isn’t necessarily a good thing, Michelle.


6 posted on 04/25/2012 1:46:47 PM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: Sub-Driver

FUMO, Marxist beeotch!


7 posted on 04/25/2012 1:51:31 PM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Too bad her mother didn’t use one.


8 posted on 04/25/2012 1:52:55 PM PDT by ZULU (Non Nobis Domine Non Nobis Sed Nomini Tuo Da Gloriam.)
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To: Sub-Driver

“We?” WHAT OFFICE WERE YOU ELECTED TO MOOCHELLE?
The president is a kept man. Moochelle and that Jarrett woman are running the show, not borack.


9 posted on 04/25/2012 1:54:32 PM PDT by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: Jim Robinson

Lady?


10 posted on 04/25/2012 1:54:42 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (PRAY for this country like your life depends on it......because it DOES!)
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To: Sub-Driver
The same idiots that demand a living minimum wage also want more and more "free" stuff. You can't pay people for their work and have any free stuff. The only question is who has to pay the cost.

When they say free stuff, what they really mean is that someone else should have to pay for the stuff they want. There is nothing more selfish than a liberal.

11 posted on 04/25/2012 1:55:47 PM PDT by Teotwawki (To Him be the glory throughout all generations.)
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To: Sub-Driver

“...at no extra cost.”

There is always a cost. There is a cost for every action.

Electing Obama & having a First Wookie as FLOTUS has been at a tremendous cost.


12 posted on 04/25/2012 1:58:06 PM PDT by hummingbird (Just askin' or just sayin' depending on the subject. Oh yeah...OBAMA SUCKS!)
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To: Sub-Driver
Is there anything she doesn't think should be free?
13 posted on 04/25/2012 1:59:36 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Sub-Driver
First Lady Hails Free-Contraception Mandate: 'We Made History'

"Wheeeeeeeee!"

14 posted on 04/25/2012 2:02:24 PM PDT by Bronzewound
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To: Teotwawki

As someone (Walter Williams?) put it - “For one person to get a thing without paying for it, another person must pay for that thing without getting it”.


15 posted on 04/25/2012 2:03:27 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: MEGoody
In the words of Barrack Obama: “Can I get an Amen?”
16 posted on 04/25/2012 2:04:02 PM PDT by Idaho_Cowboy (Give me liberty, or give me death!)
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To: Sub-Driver
"Two years ago, we made history

Yeah ...

Adolph Hitler made history.

Josef Stalin made history.

Mohammed made history.

Nero Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus made history.

Cain made history.

"Making history" isn't necessarily a good thing.

17 posted on 04/25/2012 2:08:31 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: DuncanWaring

I think you are right about it being Walter Williams. Makes a good tagline.


18 posted on 04/25/2012 2:14:47 PM PDT by Teotwawki (For one person to get a thing without paying for it, another person must pay for that thing without)
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To: ColdOne
“for me my medical cost have already been hit by her hubby’s fed gov rules.”

i have a chronic illness and every doctor I have visited has a combination of rage and fear and sadness about what Obamacare will do to their practice but primarily what it will do to their patients.

The sweetest & cheeriest doctor I know is a young oncologist who always has a large room of patients having their medicine dripped while they sit for some time for the procedure.

He treats them & I believe he LOVES his patients, too. When you go into his office, he hugs you. He takes care and checks with his patients - mind, body and soul.

I asked him about his oncology patients if Obamacare goes through.

He shook his head and looked so grieved and just said “maybe it won't pass. I hope it doesn't.”

He says this while about 20 people of all ages are enduring the drip.

He looked so GRIEVED. I had never seen him like that. He is always so cheery in spite of caring for some patients who are terminal and without much hope.

He is cheery for them to help them and their families to cope. He always has hope and cares so deeply but he can only help some patients go “home”.

Obama has cold water for blood to be passing his atrocity of “care”.

May his ass be kicked by the Supreme Court.

19 posted on 04/25/2012 2:15:05 PM PDT by hummingbird (Just askin' or just sayin' depending on the subject. Oh yeah...OBAMA SUCKS!)
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To: Teotwawki

Except that it’s two words too long.


20 posted on 04/25/2012 2:15:53 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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