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White House To Catholic Church: We'll Tell You What You Believe. Now Take Your Contraceptives!
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WH:‘No Constitutional Rights Issue’ in Forcing Catholics to Act Against Their Faith
By Fred Lucas January 31, 2012
(CNSNews.com) – White House Press Secretary Jay Carney says there are no “constitutional rights issues” involved in a regulation issued by the administration that requires all health-care plans in the United States to cover sterilizations and all FDA-approved contraceptives, including those that induce abortions.
Because the Catholic Church holds that sterilization, artificial contraception and abortion are morally wrong and Catholic cannot be involved in them, the regulation in combination with the Obamacare mandate that all Americans buy health insurance will force American Catholics to choose between following the federal regulation or following the teachings of their church. More at CNS News