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The Catholic Supreme Court’s
War on Women

US News, by Jamie Stiehm

Original Article

Posted By:mitzi, 1/8/2014 12:30:48 PM

Et tu, Justice Sonia Sotomayor? Really, we can´t trust you on women´s health and human rights? The lady from the Bronx just dropped the ball on American women and girls as surely as she did the sparkling ball at midnight on New Year´s Eve in Times Square. Or maybe she´s just a good Catholic girl. The Supreme Court is now best understood as the Extreme Court. One big reason why is that six out of nine Justices are Catholic. Let´s be forthright about that. (The other three are Jewish.) Sotomayor, appointed by President Obama, is a Catholic who put her religion

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I saw a link to this article on the Catholic League tweet just a few minutes ago.

Does the author not realize that the Little Sisters are also women?


      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mitzi, 1/8/2014 12:34:47 PM     (No. 9684361)

Pray for those six Catholic and three Jewish justices.

Regarding the accommodation of just signing the form, several bloggers have cited some lines from A Man For All Seasons.

The Duke of Norfolk: “Oh confound all this. I’m not a scholar, I don’t know whether the marriage was lawful or not but – dammit, Thomas, look at these names! Why can’t you do as I did and come with us, for fellowship!”

Thomas More: “And when we die, and you are sent to heaven for doing your conscience, and I am sent to hell for not doing mine, will you come with me, for fellowship?”

- From Robert Bolt’s play, A Man For All Seasons

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Northcross, 1/8/2014 12:40:04 PM     (No. 9684371)

Once again, nothing in the ruling prohibits women from receiving birth control pills, abortifacients, or abortions. It means that the Church does not have to pay for it.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: pearlyjo, 1/8/2014 12:44:06 PM     (No. 9684378)

Do not allow the left to direct the conversation on this. No women or girls are kept from obtaining birth control. Period. If you like your birth control and abortion, you can keep it. Period. You will just have to pay for it yourself.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: sternben, 1/8/2014 12:44:13 PM     (No. 9684379)

"Roe v. Wade is the law of the land"? That takes a vivid imagination.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Pearson365, 1/8/2014 1:01:48 PM     (No. 9684410)

The author is guilty of doing what she falsely accuses the SC of, that is, allowing the beliefs of her left wing cult to influence her writings. Article´s anti-Catholic, anti-Constitution slant clearly shows why Jamie Stiehm contributes to the NYT and WaPo. Steinem would be best served by reading the First Amendment before submitting such claptrap.

May the Little Sisters and the 200 other Christian institutions objecting to Obama´s destruction of the First Amendment succeed. God knows that we need more people like them.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: sw penn, 1/8/2014 2:02:18 PM     (No. 9684503)

Close #3

If Obama likes your birth control you can keep it.
If Obama likes your abortion you can keep it.
If Obama likes your light bulb you can keep it.
If Obama likes your car you can keep it.
If Obama likes your gasoline you can keep it.
If Obama likes your tobacco you can keep it.
If Obama likes your transfat you can keep it.
If Obama likes your gun you can keep it.

If Obama likes your mud puddle you can´t keep it.

What do people think fascism looks like?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bpl40, 1/8/2014 2:28:23 PM     (No. 9684561)

Being ´Catholic´ never bothered Pigloosie. Must be something in the San Francisco waters.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 1/8/2014 2:45:28 PM     (No. 9684588)

This is hate speech, pure and simple.

The Church has the right to its beliefs. Ergo, the Church should not have to help other people commit what the Church considers murder.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Packard Man, 1/8/2014 3:12:17 PM     (No. 9684646)

Can´t believe this absurd rant even got printed!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: mitzi, 1/8/2014 4:29:17 PM     (No. 9684777)

The letter that Bill Donohue of the Catholic League wrote regarding this article is found at the Catholic League website:

http://www.catholicleague.org/syndicated-writer-must-go/


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Reply 11 - Posted by: crimea river, 1/8/2014 4:33:40 PM     (No. 9684790)

I canceled US News years ago (and sent the $$ to lucianne :-), and this article justifies it. This Stiehming rant only uses ´settled legal ground´ and ´selling out the sisterhood´ as justifications for her position.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: OhMy, 1/8/2014 5:01:39 PM     (No. 9684838)

It´s all a big Catholic plot I tell you. The Nancy Pelosi - Pope Francis wing of the Catholic Church is going to wipe out poverty and income equality and leave Obama with nothing to do but lower the sea levels. /s

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