Posts Tagged ‘birth control’

Contraception Mandate – About the Constitution, Not Contraception

March 16, 2012

From State Rep Tim Krieger, R-Westmoreland:

Since this mandate gained wide public attention, there has been no discussion by the administration of the legal and constitutional questions involved. Instead, the Obama administration and its allies on the left have done their best to muddy the waters of the debate by framing it in terms of “women’s health” and “reproductive freedom,” suggesting in the process that their opponents want to make the use of contraceptives illegal. Nothing could be further from the truth.

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Contraception Mandate is about Religious Freedom, Not Contraception

February 16, 2012

President Obama’s mandate that Catholic organizations must provide free birth control to their employees is a violation of their religious freedom. His “compromise” is not a compromise at all.

Here’s what Chuck Colson has to say about it:

 why does this matter? Why is it really such a big deal? The Administration is hoping you will think this is all about contraception, which not many people, even the majority of Catholics, care that much about. But this is not about contraception. This battle is all about religious freedom—the first and most important of all our freedoms.

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Congressmen Protest President’s Birth Control Mandate

February 9, 2012

From LifeNews.com:

A large group of U.S. Congressmen has sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius blasting the administration’s “unprecedented overreach” against the religious freedom of countless Christian schools, hospitals, and charities by forcing them to pay for all contraception, including abortifacients, and sterilizations.

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