The Obama administration announced Friday a finalized Obamacare regulation that requires all Americans, unless they work directly at a church, to purchase government-approved health insurance plans that cover sterilizations and contraceptives including those that cause abortions
According to the CNS News report, the regulation “further requires that health-insurance plans must provide sterilizations, contraceptives and abortifacients without any fees or co-pay.” Such a regulation goes against many people’s moral and religious principles. The regulation will take effect August 1, 2012.
America’s Roman Catholic bishops immediately condemned the administration’s decision to move forward with the regulation as “literally unconscionable.” I guess the First Amendment, including freedom of religion, must be pushed aside in favor of a nationalized healthcare program that’s truly good for everyone. After all, paternalistic Obama knows what’s best for you – don’t try to second guess him.
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