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Obama's Birth Control Mandate "Compromise" Rejected By Catholics Again

polmel Wrote: Jun 17, 2012 6:34 AM
Ending government support for the poor is an interesting concept. Privately run charities and soup kitchens have been given much thought. Some wish the penniless were out of sight and would not drop a dime in a beggar’s cup.
Joseph64 Wrote: Jun 17, 2012 7:45 AM
And then there are most of use here at Townhall who would advocate for helping the poor to help themselves by giving them a chance to improve their educations or to learn a trade but the left doesn't want that because that would mean they would be working for a living rather than being government dependents and heaven forbid they should also see the light at the same time and start voting for people who want to help them to keep more of what they worked for rather than redistribute it to some undeserving bum whose idea of work is walking out to the mailbox to get their welfare check on the first of every month.
SalaciousCrumb Wrote: Jun 17, 2012 10:33 AM
Joe, you're delusional. Helping the people on the margins of society is EXACTLY what liberals care about and why republicans like you don't give a F.
SalaciousCrumb Wrote: Jun 17, 2012 11:33 AM
Your actions speak louder than words.
While the Catholic Health Association - which represents the nation's Catholic hospitals - has long been an ally of President Obama, on Friday they officially came out in opposition to the President's controversial contraception mandate in a letter sent to his Department of Health and Human Services.

President Obama had thought that he had put the matter to rest with a "compromise" months ago, the Catholic Health Association has just now spoken up against it.

In a letter to the federal Health and Human Services department, the hospital group said the compromise initially seemed to be "a...