On October 5th, speaking to supporters in Virginia, Obama claimed that cost-free sterilizations, abortion inducing drugs and contraceptives were good because they would save money. He added about the law, “And we are going to keep it.
A once-daily “Quad” pill has been successfully tested in patients with the HIV virus. The new drug is being called a breakthrough for the many patients who suffer from the virus that causes AIDS. For many with HIV, a daily regimen of up to 17 pills a day is the norm. The new drug combines several medications into one.
A key supporter is abandoning the Obama camp. The Catholic Health Association has withdrawn its support for Obama’s contraception mandate, which religious groups and First Amendment advocates say violates the Constitution and freedom of conscience.
“We’re absolutely thrilled that Gov. Brewer signed this important religious liberty legislation after many years of battling over this issue in Arizona and now across the country,” Ron Johnson, executive director of the Arizona Catholic Conference, told CNA. Although the bill will not trump federal law if the controversial Health and Human Services mandate is put into practice, Johnson said he hopes the Arizona measure will “be an example for the rest of the country.”
One of the principal architects of the Obama Administration’s unprecedented assault on the constitutional liberties of the Catholic Church and all people of faith in the U.S.
The organization filed suit on Thursday after complaining that the Department of Health and Human Services was ignoring its Freedom of Information Act request for documentation explaining why it awarded a $1 million grant to help fund family planning clinics in six cities despite a state decision to reject the money and allegedly absent a competitive process for health clinics to vie for the grant.
A federal judge in Brooklyn is poised to hear arguments Tuesday over whether the federal government is acting constitutionally in its decisions over the access teenage girls are given to morning-after contraceptive pills.
the Catholic bishops prohibit any subcontractors from using the funds to pay for or promote abortions.
HHS and the Catholic Church: Examining the Politicization of Grants.
“A monk at Belmont Abbey may preach on Sunday that pre-marital sex, contraception, and abortions are immoral, but on Monday, the government would force the same monk to pay for students to receive the very drugs and procedures he denounces,