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The Contraception Mandate Begins

August 1, 2012

Today, August 1 is the day when Obamacare’s contraception mandate goes into effect.  This mandate doesn’t give “women control of their health care” as HHS Secretary Sibelius said; women have had that ability regarding birth control since 1965.  Instead, this mandate essentially forces religious institutions to unreasonably violate their consciences in providing birth control coverage [...]

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Community Service Bill Marginalizes Organized Religion

March 26, 2009

The House of Representatives passed the Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education Act (GIVE), creating a mandate for community service among high school and college students.  The bill spends $6 billion on beefing up government-paid and sponsored national service programs, and paves the way for future mandatory service by establishing a commission to explore the feasibility [...]

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Connecticut Liberals Push For State Control of the Catholic Church

March 9, 2009

Connecticut State Senators Andrew McDonald and Michael Lawlor (Democrats) have proposed legislation that would strip Catholic clergy of control over their budgets and place it in the hands of the laity.  The Church has denounced the move and the Catholic League has called for the two libs to be expelled from the Senate.  People routinely [...]

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