Friday, February 10, 2012
Solution Only Makes Matters Worse!
At noon today (2/10/2011) President Obama responded to national outrage over his Obamacare, mandated requirement that all religious employers (such as charities, hospitals and universities) provide services that are in conflict with the Tenets to the religious institution.
Obama’s solution, “I am requiring insurance companies to provide these services (abortive drugs, contraception, and sterilization) at NO COST”
Does Obama really believe that the opposition is about money?
The “fix” to the Obama mandate still requires that religious groups contract with insurers to offer birth control, abortion-causing drugs, and sterilization procedures to women.
Obama is still forcing religious organizations to offer the service that conflict with their beliefs!
But at “No Cost”!
What a joke that is! There are no free lunches! Unlike our Government, companies cannot rob the well-to-do when they need more cash. They cannot do things (at least for very long) for free! This means that the cost of these services will now be paid by everyone that purchases insurance. Ironically, that includes the Churches that were exempt!
Jim Jordan, the Chairman of the Republican Study Committee, said
“This Obamacare rule still tramples on Americans’ First Amendment right to freedom of religion. It’s a fig leaf, not a compromise. Whether they are affiliated with a church or not, employers will still be forced to pay an insurance company for coverage that includes abortion-inducing drugs”
“This is not just a problem for church-affiliated hospitals and charities. Under these rules, a small business owner with religious objections to abortion-inducing drugs and contraception must either violate his religious beliefs or violate the law.”
“The liberal Obama administration thinks its political goals trump the religious faith of American citizens. That isn’t right, fair, or constitutional.”
What we actually have here is an attempt for an unpressidented power grab!
It is just one more step toward the total destruction of the Constitution! If Obama can violate the First Amendment with impunity; if he can force private companies to offer services at the behest of the White House, he can do any damn thing he wishes and we my friends will be ruled by a dictator! -- WD
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