Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Republicans not seeking to block HHS contraceptive mandate?

Catholic World News - July 30, 2012

Although Republican political leaders have denounced President Obama for imposing a contraceptive mandate as part of his health-care reform, the Republican leadership has not taken action to overturn the regulation, Politico notes.

House Speaker John Boehner said that the contraceptive mandate “must not stand and will not stand.” But no vote to block the mandate has been scheduled in the House of Representatives, where Republicans hold a majority.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our October expenses ($32,755 to go):
$35,000.00 $2,245.25
94% 6%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

Show 3 Comments? (Hidden)Hide Comments
  • Posted by: mgreen32234 - Jul. 31, 2012 12:38 PM ET USA

    Justin. The candidates the NOT the same. Obama enthuses over abortion because he doesn't want his girls "punished with a baby." Saying when life begins is "above his pay grade." His healthKare rationing will make the elderly the new unwanted. Hey, adult children don't want to be punished with sick parents or grandparents. At their age, the old "should take a pain pill". The government won't waste healthcare dollars on them. God is watching all of this, Justin. Get your butt out to vote on Nov. 6

  • Posted by: GymK - Jul. 30, 2012 8:14 PM ET USA

    Unfortunately, not voting is actually a vote in favor of Obama. Please reconsider your decision, hold your nose, and vote for the other guy. It is the only way to get rid of Obama!

  • Posted by: Justin8110 - Jul. 30, 2012 5:37 PM ET USA

    It's no surprise to me at all, as it has become abundantly clear over the years that both Republicans and Democrats are two sides of the same rusted and tarnished naturalist Enlightenment coin. Neither side believes in anything but "business as usual". I will not be voting, for what good is a democracy or the power of the vote if neither side believes in Truth?

Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

The myth of religious violence 1 hours ago
Using the figure of Pope Francis for evangelization 21 hours ago
If Catholic priests never preach on sexual morality, be suspicious 21 hours ago
On Bishops and Jesuits, Saints and Angels September 30
Bishop Finn in Kansas City: Not quite up to date? September 30

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Cardinals criticize Kasper proposal, escalating debate on remarriage/Communion CWN - September 18
Cardinal Parolin: UN must protect innocents from Islamic State CWN - September 30