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Top 9 Things the Left Has Wrong About the Supreme Court's Birth Control Ruling

A lot of ridiculous things are being said about what the Supreme Court said in the Hobby Lobby case. Here are the nine most goofy, according to Illinois Right to Life. (Click on the headline.) The wrong things: 1.  Supreme Court Decision cut (or reduced) women’s access to birth control. 2. Women’s lives are now in... Read more »

Why some 'contraceptives' demanded by Obamacare are actually 'abortifacients'

Defenders of the Obamacare mandate requiring individuals and organizations to violate their consciences by providing “contraceptives” demanded by Obamacare and the HHS mandate argue that they are not actually “abortifacients.” So, therefore, no one should have any moral objections because a human life is not being destroyed. Here is a response to this bogus argument.... Read more »

'It's not my boss's business'

Pro-choice groups are holding a “Not My Boss’s Business” rally (see below) to support the Obamacare (the ironically named Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act or ACA for those of you who still think that it’s a rousing success) edict that companies must pay for contraception and certain abortion procedures despite their religious (constitutionally protected... Read more »

Supreme Court to hear challenge to Obamacare mandate to provide free contraception coverage

A victory for religious liberty The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear another legal challenge to President Obama’s healthcare law, this time to decide whether a corporation can refuse to pay to cover birth control drugs that violate the religious beliefs of the firm’s owners, the Los Angeles Times reported. The court will hear combined appeal of two... Read more »

Wheaton College, others win one against Obamacare's assault on religious liberty

A win for people of faith the media widely ignores A federal appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit by Wheaton College and Belmont Abbey College in their fight to protect their religious liberty against provisions in Obamacare that mandate religious institutions violate their consciences. The Obama administration had been fighting tooth and nail to have... Read more »

The phony war over contraceptives

For all the name-calling, divisiveness and hatred–yes, hatred–ignited by the Barack Obama administration’s order requiring that virtually every American woman must receive free contraception, the truth of the matter is quite different than it’s being portrayed by the left. Truth is, most insurance policies already cover contraception, and if yours doesn’t, you should be able... Read more »

The claim that 98 percent of Catholic women use contraceptives? Wrong, says FactChecker.

The popular site called FactChecker.org looked into the assertion, made by the likes of Nancy Pelosi and repeated without qualification by liberal media acolytes and awarded it two Pinocchios*. The claim is a “media foul,” FactChecker said. Here’s what else FactChecker said in part: But while the study says that 98 percent of “sexually experienced... Read more »

What's more newsworthy: 300,000 marchers or a 'handful' of marchers?

If it is a handful of Catholic college students bitching about how they can’t afford contraception versus 300,000 pro-lifers marching in Washington, the hands-down decision goes to the handful. Check out the comments on the comparison here. One observation made in the article: But in so many news reports this handful of young women speaking... Read more »

Why should contraception be free for everyone? Can we talk about it?

I have trouble with allergies. My doctor prescribed Clarinex. I went to my pharmacy, but discovered the antihistamine is not covered by my insurance. A month’s supply will cost me almost $200. This is an outrage! The government should make insurance companies give me Clarinex. For free! This is analogous to the furious debate over whether the government... Read more »

Why Obama's contraception decision is a crippling political loss

The Obama administration, frightened that the stinky economy will sink it, apparently thought it could divert voters’ attention by reigniting the culture wars with its disastrous attack on religious liberty. The culture wars have been dormant for most of the presidential campaign because there has been plenty of ammunition to fire at Obama: for his... Read more »
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