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  • Anonymous

    What happened to small government. I demand the Rethuglicans and Tea Party Perverts stay out of my bedroom and away from my Privates.

  • Anonymous

    This is a gift to Republicans.  Who would have thought Obama would show his hatred of true Christian faith.  The Kennedys must be spinning in their graves.

    • Anonymous

      President Obama is a lifelong Christian. I’m grateful to him for standing up to the Catholic church in this instance. If they like accepting federal tax dollars and not paying property taxes, they need to follow the law. The law says they don’t get to force their anti-birth control beliefs on their workers.

    • Oldfishergeek

       Mandatory inclusion of birth control is already the law in 28 states; some have “work arounds”  for Catholic institutions and some don’t.  The proposed Fed Regulation does not apply to the church itself; it only applies to institutions (colleges, hospitals, charities, etc.) that participate in the public sector and usually receive public money for doing so. 

      Why does the “public” allow the Catholic Church and Republicans to make a big deal out of an issue that is the law in more than half of the states?

      btw: 28 states have
      laws or regulations ensuring equity in private insurance coverage for
      prescription contraception: AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, GA, HI, IL, IA, ME,
      MD, MA, MI, MO, MT, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, OR, RI, VT, WA, WV, WI.

    • Anonymous

      Most practicing Catholics don’t follow their hierachy’s dogma on contraception.

  • kcjonez

    GOP vows to reverse Bush tax cut policy for millionaires…….whoops…….sorry, I was dreaming there for a sec.   

  • Anonymous

    Thank God President Obama is standing up for the rights of Protestants and people of other faiths who work for Catholic organizations.

    The Catholic church wants the right to force its religious beliefs on non-Catholics who work for it.

    Suppose you worked for a religious organization that taught its followers that God would want you to bleed to death rather than have a transfusion–an organization that accepts federal money and doesn’t pay taxes. So they declined to pay for health insurance that provided transfusions–you’d have to pay for THAT healthcare out of pocket. I would applaud any president that stood up to them.

  • Anonymous

    These people aren’t even hiding the fact anymore that
    they are taking over everyone and everything. Karl Marx
    would be proud of Obama and the dems. You want contraceptives
    and birth control….great! Pay for it yourself!

  • luvGSD

    The church should stay out of commerce.  How does that story go about money-changers in a temple?

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  • Guest

    The Right has nothing to offer that would constitute real change so they make issues out of non-issues. They are truly grasping at straws, how pathetic.

  • Anonymous

    Should your health choices be based on your religious beliefs or your employer’s? Good call Barak.

  • Anonymous

    A school or hospital is not a church, therefore, no exemption.
    This is an employment law issue, not a first amendment issue.
    Churches are exempt.

  • Anonymous

    Big Government republican men want to control women’s bodies.

    yessah

  • Anonymous

    Oh sure …GOP involved in reversing birth control… The actual intent was to “Reduce the Clowns” that vote Republican!

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