Onerous Birth Control Mandate Officially Gone

At long-last, the onerous “birth control mandate” is now officially gone! The Department of Health and Human Service (HHS) issued a final rule yesterday that will provide conscience protections for Americans who have a religious or moral objection to health insurance that covers contraception methods.

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Obama Administration’s Pro-Gay Agenda Marches On

During what could be his final year in office, President Barack Obama’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced new plans to improve the health and well-being of homosexuals by introducing a variety of initiatives to such as providing “cultural competency” training to health care workers and developing definitions of sexual orientation and gender identity.

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Obama vs. Catholic Church Showdown Scheduled for Dec. 1

This Thursday, a critical hearing will be held by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform to determine whether politics played a role in a recent decision by the Obama Administration to defund the Church’s highly rated human trafficking programs.

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Obama Brags About Birth Control Mandate

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Journalist

During a fundraiser in St. Louis earlier this week, President Barack Obama bragged about a new regulation that will force religious institutions to provide birth control coverage for their employees, a rule the U.S. bishops have denounced as an “unprecedented attack on religious liberty.”

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Abortion Lobby Behind HHS Birth Control Mandate

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Journalist

An international pro-life group has discovered that 11 of the 15 members of the Committee on Preventive Services for Woman of the Institute of Medicine (IOM), the group that advised the Department of Health and Human Services HHS to force all private health insurers to pay for FDA-approved contraception,  are either tied to major pro-abortion groups or to politicians who support that ideology.

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Pro-Lifers Should Fight Proposed Government Access to Medical Records

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Journalist
A proposed new rule by Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) which would give the government unfettered access to health records on every single citizen is being called as an excessive power grab that will result in giving the government “undue power over life-and-death medical decisions.”

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Government Web Site Tells Parents: “Children are Sexual Beings”

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Journalist

The website of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is now offering sex education advice to the public, such as telling teens it’s okay to experiment with homosexuality and assuring parents that even infants are “sexual beings” and therefore curious about their bodies.

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