US Bishops: GAO Report Confirms Obamacare Funds Abortion

ObamaCare PixCardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston, who serves as the chairman of the Committee on Pro-Life Activities of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) says the new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) “confirms the U.S. bishops’ longstanding concern about abortion coverage” in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and is calling for lawmakers to bring the health care law into compliance with existing U.S. law.

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White House Promises Change to Contraception Mandate

Wheaton College in Illinois

Wheaton College in Illinois

The Obama Administration has announced that it is planning to revise a problematic rule requiring religious employers who wish to be exempt from providing contraceptive coverage to file paperwork with health insurance companies, but skeptics are taking a “wait and see” attitude toward the announcement.

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Access to Free Birth Control Jumps 42 Percent in One year

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Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

The next time someone complains about how a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding Obamacare’s birth control mandate is limiting women’s access to contraceptives, remind them that more women than ever are now receiving free birth control.

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Supreme Court to Rule on Birth Control Mandate Cases

200352787-001In the course of the past week, the U.S. Supreme Court opted not to review a challenge to Obamacare by the Virginia-based Liberty University, but has agreed to hear a pair of cases that challenge the federal government’s authority to force business owners to provide contraceptives — including those that can cause abortion — to their employees.

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