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Democrats Draft Bill to Override
Contraception Ruling

New York Times, by Robert Pear

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Posted By:JoniTx, 7/8/2014 4:13:56 PM

WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats said Tuesday that they had developed legislation to override the Supreme Court decision on contraceptives. The bill would ensure that women have access to coverage for birth control even if they work for businesses that have religious objections. The bill, developed in consultation with the Obama administration, would require for-profit corporations like Hobby Lobby Stores to provide and pay for contraceptive coverage, along with other preventive services, under the Affordable Care Act. The measure could be on the Senate floor as early as next week, Senate Democrats said. “Your health care decisions are not your boss’s

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 7/8/2014 4:16:30 PM     (No. 9915625)

Looks like the ´War on Women´ is heating up for the election.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 7/8/2014 4:18:43 PM     (No. 9915628)

"...developed in consultation with the Obama administration,...would require for-profit corporations like Hobby Lobby Stores to provide and pay for contraceptive coverage,.."


Says it all.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: rosewater, 7/8/2014 4:20:24 PM     (No. 9915632)

Nothing more than milking the SCOTUS decision for all it´s worth. Democrats are despicable lairs.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mitzi, 7/8/2014 4:23:07 PM     (No. 9915638)

Great - just in time for the 2014 elections ... good timing guys!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Jeninmo, 7/8/2014 4:25:36 PM     (No. 9915641)

How is it going to make it to the Senate (from the House) if the House votes it down? More NYT wishful thinking? In passing they mention it has to make it out of the house. Fat chance.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: TwinkietheKid, 7/8/2014 4:26:04 PM     (No. 9915642)

It´s not their decision and the damn well better pay for it!!


That is what it is all about isn´t it?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: CEP, 7/8/2014 4:27:34 PM     (No. 9915644)

They are going to force businesses to do this but yet they say that it isn´t any business of the businesses. Do I have that right?????

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mitzi, 7/8/2014 4:30:37 PM     (No. 9915650)

If the Dems think this will improve their chances for the Fall elections, they might want to read the polls that show that 60% of those polled are in favor of the SCOTUS decision.

I think they are just spinning their wheels and this won´t go anywhere.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 7/8/2014 4:31:52 PM     (No. 9915652)

No chance of passing. But great propaganda for the brain-dead masses.

The not-so-secret weapon the Demon-RATS have is the MSM. They will make sure and follow the Demon-RAT script about this being more "war on women" by the Republicans, and blare it over and over again until the election in November.

I don´t see how the Republicans have any chance to win any elections when we are battling both the Demon-RATs and the MSM in every election...

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Reply 10 - Posted by: tomanderson61, 7/8/2014 4:32:47 PM     (No. 9915653)

The dumb thing about this is if passed, it would just make companies not provide any coverage and pay the fine. And then, women will be deprived of ALL coverage from their employer.

Democrats really are stupid, just pandering to their lo-info base.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: HisHandmaiden, 7/8/2014 4:39:45 PM     (No. 9915662)

NYT, go back and read the ruling!

SCOTUS ruled [as Hobby Lobby petitioned] only on the four "morning after" procedures, abortifacients, not on contraceptives.

Does truth matter...

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Yorkiemom, 7/8/2014 4:42:54 PM     (No. 9915665)

The Dems are good with smoke and mirrors.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: droopydog, 7/8/2014 4:44:07 PM     (No. 9915667)

Isn´t Marbury vs. Madison the first case you learn in law school?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Calvinesq, 7/8/2014 4:46:26 PM     (No. 9915670)

Why mandate free contraceptives? Why not free cancer drugs, why free heart medication? Why are contraceptives and abortifacients so damn special?

Ya mean, the Dems don´t care about important health conditions?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Smart11344, 7/8/2014 4:48:22 PM     (No. 9915673)

No woman has been denied access to birth control. But, why do they think I should pay for their fun?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Susannah, 7/8/2014 4:53:03 PM     (No. 9915680)

Wrong line of argument, #15? Why have I been paying for some stranger´s Viagra--and the resultant fun--all these years?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Udanja99, 7/8/2014 5:06:17 PM     (No. 9915694)

FTA... “Your health care decisions are not your boss’s business."

Except that he is forced to pay for them! So, he should just shut up and fork out the cash for you to sleep around? If you´re married, why isn´t your husband paying for your BC? He´s the one reaping the benefits!

I loathe leftists!

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Udanja99, 7/8/2014 5:10:20 PM     (No. 9915700)

BTW, #16, the government is NOT forcing insurance companies to cover Viagra. Getting coverage for that is optional.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: oh-heck, 7/8/2014 5:11:22 PM     (No. 9915703)

Hobby Lobby wasn´t about contraception, it was about just those 4 that would prevent a fertilized egg from implanting post conception. The USSC held that small for-profits met the criteria on individuals and their religious conviction were infringed by Kathleen Sebelius´ mandated coverage for those 4. The test required by RFRA stipulates that only the least onerous approach could be used to meet the government requirement. They specific listed the accommodation for non-profits as less onerous approach.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Ida lil, 7/8/2014 5:19:34 PM     (No. 9915711)

# 15 that´s just the problem. These activists are left over 60´s free love brain washed. They believe they are on the side lines merely because they lack free birth control not because they are too old to need the coverage.
They are using the current generation as their excuse and their hatred of real men makes them hold on to old rose colored aura.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: JHHolliday, 7/8/2014 5:31:56 PM     (No. 9915729)

Correct # 18. I have the Medicare drug program and they don´t pay anything on ED drugs.

Does Obamacare pay for Cialis or Viagra.? If they pay for birth control drugs they should also pay for ED drugs as they are helping a medical problem. Birth control is per se a medical problem.

The left doesn´t really care about women´s health. They just want to grind abortion into Christians´ faces.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Coy860, 7/8/2014 5:38:58 PM     (No. 9915734)

Hobby Lobby has always paid for 16 types of birth control..They had a problem with 4..those that destroyed an already conceived baby.
democrats are a disgrace.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: tusker, 7/8/2014 6:03:05 PM     (No. 9915766)

Since when is it mandatory for any business to provide health insurance for employees? Since when is it any business´s responsibility to provide health insurance of any kind for employees?

It´s not an employee´s god given right to have health insurance given to them by any employer, or any part of a health insurance package or life insurance or auto insurance or fire or flood or theft or maintaining a socialist way of life, particularly maintaining a socialist way of life.





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Reply 24 - Posted by: marthaville, 7/8/2014 6:20:07 PM     (No. 9915793)

There is no law that requires an employer to pay for an employee´s contraceptives or abortifacients when conception occurs. There is no law that requires an employer health insurance plan to pay for abortions.

The requirement is only in the regulations written by the Obama Administration agency, Health and Human Services.

Any law the Democrats propose would not negate the RFRA. It certainly would be contrary to the First Amendment. Obama and his hey-boy, Harry Reid, will continue to control women. How long before abortions will be required like in China??????

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Reply 25 - Posted by: stablemoney, 7/8/2014 6:26:30 PM     (No. 9915804)

Will the GOP please introduce legislation requiring the unions to pay the rest of us for pay inequality.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: hamrman, 7/8/2014 7:20:09 PM     (No. 9915857)

These retards will just not learn...they are untrainable among other things!

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Reply 27 - Posted by: aasilver, 7/8/2014 8:08:33 PM     (No. 9915901)

ED is a medical/psychological condition.

Birth control pills for a medical condition are paid for. Birth control pills for contraception is not for a medical condition and shouldn´t be paid for.

Arguments?

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Wakeupcall, 7/8/2014 8:19:34 PM     (No. 9915918)

Your health care decisions are not governments business either.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: harleynyc, 7/8/2014 8:21:45 PM     (No. 9915921)

Rome is burning, and these SOB´s are fiddling with rubbers.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Libertygal, 7/8/2014 8:56:07 PM     (No. 9915947)

Several things stood out about this article.

1. The bill, like the ACA, is originating in the Senate, not the House, once again bypassing the rule of lawmaking. All laws must originate in the House, pass, and move to the Senate. The article does state that a companion bill is going to be started in the House, but notes, it likely won´t pass. So, they are attempting to do what they do best, cheat and lie, and bypass the system because Obama is pizt!

2. No one is being denied birth control. They are being denied four methods of what Hobby Looby and other Christians feel is a way to abort a viable fertilized egg, which is considered the beginning of life.

3. The article states that "...womens´ healthcare will not be decided by five white men..." Since when does race have anything to do with the Supreme law of the land, and Constitutionality? Obama didn´t have any complaints when a white man decided to pass his "Ultimate dream law", did he?


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Reply 31 - Posted by: Chas in Jax, 7/8/2014 9:14:13 PM     (No. 9915968)

#30, not all bills have to originate in the House. Only revenue bills.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: hoosiergirl71, 7/8/2014 9:24:10 PM     (No. 9915981)

Where in the Constitution is the power for the Senate to write a bill to overturn a Supreme Ct decision? Dems are drunk with power since Obama went rogue.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: mitzi, 7/8/2014 10:02:23 PM     (No. 9916016)

Headline should read:

Democrats Draft Bill to Override Religious Freedom Ruling.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/8/2014 10:09:47 PM     (No. 9916019)

Great. Now we have come to If you don´t like the SC ruling, you make new laws ?

Remember real "change" comes in the voting booth.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: 4poster, 7/9/2014 11:56:17 AM     (No. 9916807)

If this bill were to pass (and it won´t), the Supreme Court would rule on it the same way they just did. This is just political propaganda.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: lil dotty, 7/10/2014 12:20:06 AM     (No. 9917794)

As televised in their glorious DNC, the rats do not want God around, but they do want the ability to destroy a human life on a passing whim. What ´hippo-cretes´ The era for tolerance is over. Anyone see the whites of the eyes as yet?....racial remark not intended.

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Telegraph [UK], by Janet Daley    Original Article
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Just in case you thought that the Leader of the Free World was secretly harbouring a calculated, well-developed plan for bringing Isil under control and putting Russia’s imperial leader back in his box, Barack Obama banged that idea firmly on the head last week. [Snip] In the president’s exact words: “We don’t have a strategy yet.” When that bizarre statement hit the news outlets, the White House spin team flew into full-on operation (ie panic) mode and began tweeting to the effect that what the Commander-in-Chief had actually meant was that there was “a range of options” which were still

Gaza war destruction
´will take 20 years to rebuild´

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Telegraph [UK] & Agencies, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 8/30/2014 11:27:05 AM     Post Reply
It will take two decades to rebuild the thousands of houses destroyed during Israel’s assault on Gaza, according to a recent NGO report. At least 17,000 homes were obliterated or severely damaged during the conflict, with thousands more needing substantial repairs, according to an assessment by Shelter Cluster. More than 2,100 Palestinians, most of them civilians, were killed during the conflict. In addition 71 Israelis were killed – all but six of them soldiers. But the report on Gaza’s housing stock indicates inhabitants of the densely populated strip will face a severe infrastructural burden over the coming years.

Obama sets his own pace in
a world whirling with crises

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Washington Post, by Karen DeYoung & Dan Balz    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 8/31/2014 5:13:50 AM     Post Reply
Short of world war, it’s rare that a chief executive goes through a foreign policy month like President Obama’s August. U.S. warplanes struck in Iraq for the first time in years, as U.S. diplomats struggled to establish a new government in Baghdad. Islamic State militants beheaded an American journalist in Syria and spread their reach across the Middle East. War raged between Israel and Hamas in Gaza. In Afghanistan, U.S. plans for an orderly exit at the end of the year teetered on the brink of disaster. Russia all but invaded Ukraine and dared Obama to stop it. Libya descended

Obama Explains to the Very Rich
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PowerLine, by Scott Johnson    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 8/31/2014 6:37:24 AM     Post Reply
At a fundraiser in the home of an occasional Obama golf partner and former president of UBS Investment Bank, Obama spoke before an audience paying $15,000 a couple to bask in his aura.Let me tell you about the very rich. They are different from you and me. They want to hear more Obama, and they can afford his policies. Speaking before a friendly crowd, Obama delivered real value. He achieved new depths of inanity. He actually said this without provoking howls of laughter. (The very rich are different from you and me). Justin Sink reports in the Hill:


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