Mar 19, 2013

Catholic Bishops to GOP House: Repeal Obamacare Reg in CR

From: http://cnsnews.com/news/article/catholic-bishops-gop-house-repeal-obamacare-reg-cr-or-other-must-pass-bill

Excerpts:
The Catholic bishops of the United States are asking the Republican-controlled House of Representatives to do something concrete and effective--rather than merely symbolic—to repeal a regulation the administration has issued under Obamacare that will force Catholics and other Christians to act against their faith in purchasing or providing health-care plans that cover sterilizations, contraceptives, and abortion-inducing drugs.
Last June, the bishops unanimously declared this regulation an “unjust and illegal mandate.” Since then, dozens of Catholic and Protestant private business owners, schools and non-profit organizations have sued the administration seeking to fully or partially overturn the regulation, arguing it violates their First-Amendment right to free exercise of religion.

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