Guest Voices: Obamacare


Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 08/02/2012

HHS mandate shouldn’t require leaving faith, values at home

At a time when the government is rightly trying to move toward universal health coverage, does it serve the public interest to tell some nonprofit and for-profit organizations that they must violate their deepest beliefs or drop their health coverage?

By William E. Lori  |  07:00 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, HHS mandate, contraception mandate, Roman Catholic Church, the Most Rev. William E. Lori, Archbishop Lori

Posted at 06:24 PM ET, 08/02/2012

HHS mandate: President Obama’s broken promise

The moment it went into effect, the nature of religious freedom in this country dramatically changed.

By Ashley E. McGuire  |  06:24 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  HHS mandate, contraception mandate, President Obama, Obamacare, Catholic Church, health-care law, Affordable Care Act

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 07/02/2012

Supreme Court’s health ruling: ‘I felt a sense of relief and satisfaction’

I reflected back upon my 20 years in elected office and my deep conviction that every citizen has a right to private health insurance to protect their families from the financial devastation that unexpected illness or injury can cause.

By Bart Stupak  |  12:05 PM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Affordable Care Act, Supreme Court, Obamacare, health-care law

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 06/29/2012

Nuns celebrate Affordable Care Act victory, but healthcare battles on Capitol Hill will continue

Decades of lobbying, organizing and writing about health care had led to this historic day.

By Sister Simone Campbell  |  10:22 AM ET, 06/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, Supreme Court, health-care reform