A recent press conference reminded us that the Democrat media cheerleaders are standing with Nancy Pelosi in telling the Catholic Church to DROP DEAD!
Lost in the news, thanks to John Roberts certification of Obamacare, is the fact that the first major assault on our civil and religious rights will be here on August 1st.
The threat from this bill will cease to be a “potential” menace and become reality when Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius’ edict demanding the Catholic Church yield to her commands becomes “settled law.”
Her order DIRECTS religious institutions to provide “sterilizations, without any fees or co-pay, to all women with ‘reproductive capacity’–meaning all women who have begun ovulating, including teens.”
Using the National Academy of Sciences guidelines, the HHS says females old enough to menstruate –statistically girls as young as 12 years old – must be part of this group. After August 1, 2012, at their employer’s expense, even teenage girls working in rectories can be sterilized if they seek this procedure.
This means Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the head of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, will either provide a sterilization option in the healthcare packages he offers his employees or stand in violation of federal law. Cardinal Dolan, who represents 67 million American Catholics, will certainly become a criminal in the eyes of Barack Obama because he will not follow Obama’s rules for the Catholic Church.
Because this deadline is closing in, Nancy Pelosi, the Chairwomen of the House Democrat Anti Catholic Conference (HDACC) was asked a few serious questions about this outrage during a Wednesday press conference. As soon as she thought one question might be about the legality of the mandate placed on the Catholic Church and other faith based institutions, Pelosi went into high “snarky.”
Pelosi changed the subject to religion and said, “I told you before, let’s go to church and talk about our religion.” When further pressed on the subject, Pelosi continued, “You know what, I told you before let’s go to church and talk about our religion—”
At this point, the assembled Democrat media cheerleaders applauded. Is there any question that our freedom of the press is gone?
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