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DOJ: Family Can't Run Their Business as Catholics

Carla5731 Wrote: Jul 25, 2012 11:26 AM
Even self-employed women who pay for their own individual insurance plans, but do not use contraceptives, are forced to buy this coverage due to the mandate. Since no employer is subsidizing the cost, that's money that comes directly out of their pocket for a benefit that do not want.
John5840 Wrote: Jul 25, 2012 12:31 PM
and another person in the same status might be forced to pay for all kinds of things that violate thier own particular conscience.

William, Paul and James Newland and their sister, Christine Ketterhagen, who together own Hercules Industries, have no right to conduct their family business in a manner that comports with their Catholic faith.

The federal government can and will compel them to either surrender their business or to engage in activities the Catholic faith teaches are intrinsically immoral.

This is exactly what President Barack Obama's Justice Department told a U.S. district court in a formal filing last week.

Never before has an administration taken such a bold step to strip Americans of the freedom of conscience -- a...