Guest Voices: contraception


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 10:58 AM ET, 03/23/2012

Why we’re standing up for religious freedom

The federal government is still telling religious institutions to provide products and services they find objectionable.

By Mary Rose Somarriba  |  10:58 AM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  religious freedom, contraception, catholic church

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 03/01/2012

All about Eve: The Christian roots of the GOP war on women

The Blunt amendment’s defeat is merely a skirmish in what looks to be a protracted struggle for women’s freedom and dignity in this country.

By Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite  |  02:48 PM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  contraception, women's rights, religious freedom, conscience

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 02/22/2012

The faux birth control debate

The Supreme Court has already decided that “any institution that can’t in good faith follow [standard] rules shouldn’t apply for public funding.”

By Becky Garrison  |  02:04 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  birth control, contraception, christianity

Posted at 09:22 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Women’s religious freedom violated: Photo of all male birth control witnesses tells the viral truth

Don’t women have consciences? Don’t women have religious freedom too?

By Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite  |  09:22 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  women, contraception

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 01/27/2012

The Jesus mandate vs. Obama’s mandate

When people in need walk into a Catholic institution we serve them.  We serve our neighbor based on need, not creed.

By William E. Lori  |  01:52 PM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Catholics, contraception