CRS, Catholic Charities, Washington Post object to HHS mandate
Catholic World News - January 26, 2012
Catholic Relief Services, Catholic Charities USA, and—unexpectedly— The Washington Post have all objected to the Obama administration’s decision that Church-related institutions will be required to provide contraceptive and sterilization coverage for employees in their health-care plans.
The new rule confirmed on January 20 does not apply directly to houses of worship, but does affect schools, hospitals, and charitable organizations. “Requiring a religiously affiliated employer to spend its own money in a way that violates its religious principles does not make an adequate accommodation for those deeply held views,” the Post stated in its editorial.
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Posted by: wolfdavef3415 -
Jan. 26, 2012 10:07 PM ET USA
I can offer the bishops some solid advice on how to move forward. Posted on their own website, from a higher authority: http://www.usccb.org/bible/2maccabees/7/
Posted by: hartwood01 -
Jan. 26, 2012 8:28 PM ET USA
What ever happened to shopping around for benefits? If one doesn't like the package,one searches elsewhere for an employer with the desired coverage.