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

Thumpasaurus Wrote: Jun 16, 2012 1:13 PM
This isn't about a right to health care it's about getting people to pay for their own health care! You conservatives are so stupid you don't even understand the issue and yet you go mouthing off. ------------------------------------------------ Actually, for you sniveling leftists, it's about creating a right that doesn't exist (contraception on demand regardless the source) via government authority that doesn't exist. You've invented two different acts of legal fiction that have no basis in the law but we conservatives are stupid?! Flaming hypocrite.
debOK Wrote: Jun 16, 2012 2:12 PM
those who can't afford it now, can get it now, paid for by the taxpayers, either through the states programs or through Medicaid. Obamacare is not different, it puts those folks on the medicaid programs on the state level and again taxpayers pay for it. It mandates that employers in small businesses provide healthcare for their employees, which burdens the businesses, not the employees. It mandates that all ciitzens with some exceptions (their pet muslims for one) purchase healthcare yet places the burden on taxpayers only or companies, not the individuals who don't want to buy it or those who can't afford it, so your statement is incorrect.
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...