Tag Archives: U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

A woman who was denied treatment when she miscarried is suing the Catholic Bishops

Tweet In a first of its kind lawsuit, a Michigan woman is suing the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops after a Catholic hospital refused to properly treat her when she miscarried.  Tweet
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Obama administration sidesteps religious institutions on no-cost birth control

TweetToday, in response to the obstinate pressure by the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, the Obama administration announced a new plan for no-cost birth control. Essentially, insurance companies will have to pick up the tab if the employer won’t. Via RH Reality Check: Despite deep concerns, including my own, based on what transpired in the [...]
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Religious attack on no co-pay birth control coverage defeated

TweetThe Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced today that it will not allow an expanded religious exemption to the requirement for no co-pay birth control coverage that HHS ruled on in August. The administration’s exemption for insurance plans provided by houses of worship will remain in place. Conservative religious groups, including the influential [...]
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Tell President Obama not to cave to the Catholic Bishops on birth control coverage

TweetI’ve written ranted before about the US. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ campaign against no-cost birth control coverage. According to Jodi Jacobson, the Obama administration might actually give in to their demands. Last week, Archbishop Dolan meet privately with President Obama and came away feeling pretty darn good about it. Jodi reminds us just how absurd [...]
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