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New Obama rule would spare
churches but not believers

Washington Examiner, by Editorial Staff

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Posted By:Judy W., 2/4/2013 9:35:04 AM

The Obama administration´s announcement on Friday that it was changing the Obamacare mandate on contraceptive coverage was a step in the right direction, but it did not go nearly far enough. On the one hand, the new rule improves on the old in that it applies to more employers than just a few monastic orders. It would exempt many nonprofit religious employers -- such as dioceses, charities and universities -- that have moral objections to the practice of sterilizing human beings and to the use of contraceptive and abortifacient drugs to frustrate one of the chief purposes of marriage,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: TexasRose, 2/4/2013 9:57:18 AM     (No. 9157233)

It wouldn´t be SUCH a big deal if all they did was require people to have SOME sort of insurance. It´s a huge problem when they go in and require this or that to be in the insurance. If it was just a requirement to have insurance, but let free market dictate which insurance people bought, then I don´t think the prices would be so high or people would be so mad about it. And, if the gov´t just wanted to cover those who couldn´t get it because of pre-existing problems, that would be a lot cheaper than all this mess.


Reply 2 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/4/2013 10:05:23 AM     (No. 9157278)

Our rights belong to everyone, not just Churches/Corporations!


   

 

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Reply 3 - Posted by: sgtfox of the jarhead clan, 2/4/2013 11:35:37 AM     (No. 9157519)

Even the most basic understanding of the bible would tell Obama that the "church" is not a building, but the Christians who meet there to worship. He would understand none of that from his early school days in Indonesia.


Reply 4 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 2/4/2013 11:50:15 AM     (No. 9157565)

Obama can´t understand the idea of people not being forced to act against their conscience, because can´t understand what it is to have a conscience.


Reply 5 - Posted by: Shelgeyr, 2/4/2013 5:47:09 PM     (No. 9158394)

" New Obama rule would spare churches but not believers"

It should be openly defied by one and all.


Reply 6 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/5/2013 1:42:08 AM     (No. 9158968)

Is this like Spin the Wheel to see how is exempt today ?



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