Friday night news dump: Administration to move forward with and expand contraception mandate

posted at 10:30 pm on March 16, 2012 by Tina Korbe

The administration this afternoon released its “Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on preventive services policy.” Translation: President Barack Obama and HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius are moving forward with their controversial contraception mandate, which requires even religiously affiliated employers to provide their employees with insurance that covers contraception — even if those employers object to contraception on religious grounds.

But don’t worry: Secretary Sebelius says your religious liberty is assured, so it is assured.

“The President’s policy respects religious liberty and makes free preventive services available to women,” she said. “Today’s announcement is the next step toward fulfilling that commitment.”

Never mind that, by drawing a distinction between actual churches and church-operated businesses like hospitals and schools, the administration effectively appropriated for itself the power to determine what constitutes ministry. Also, last I checked, there was no such thing as “free preventive services.”

Sandra Fluke should be happy, though. The administration made a final decision about whether it will require colleges to provide  students with insurance that covers contraception, as well. Take one wild guess as to what their decision was. Yep, that’s right:

Administration officials also released a final rule governing student health plans.  Under the final rule, students will gain the same consumer protections other people with individual market insurance have, like a prohibition on lifetime limits and coverage of preventive services without cost sharing.  In the same way that religious colleges and universities will not have to pay, arrange or refer for contraceptive coverage for their employees, they will not have to do so for their students who will get such coverage directly and separately from their insurer.

Note that the administration still pretends the mandate isn’t a mandate on religious employers if the insurers have to provide contraception coverage “directly and separately” to employees and students. Actually, it’s still a conscience-violating mandate, as Ed explained when the administration first announced its “accommodation”:

So these employers will still have to provide the health insurance, and the health insurance must cover the contraception and abortifacients.  The White House apparently wants to pretend that the funds for these outlays will come off of the Unobtanium Tree, where insurers find money to cover all mandates.  This exposes once again a stunning ignorance of risk pools and how costs are passed along to consumers.

Let’s just take this one step at a time.  Where do insurers get money to pay claims?  They collect premiums and co-pays from the insured group or risk pool.  No matter what the Obama administration wants to say now, the money that will cover those contraception costs will come from the religious organizations that must now by law buy that insurance and pay those premiums.  Their religious doctrines have long-standing prohibitions against participating in contraception and abortion, and nothing in this “accommodation” changes the fact that the government is now forcing them to both fund and facilitate access to products and services that offend their practice of religion.

Basically, the Obama administration told religious organizations to stop complaining and get in line.  This “accommodation” only attempts to accommodate Obama’s political standing and nothing more.

Consider also that many religious employers are self-insured and have no insurer onto whom they can push the cost of contraception insurance.

The timing of this announcement just couldn’t have been better. As The Washington Examiner’s Joel Gehrke put it, “The announcement came late Friday afternoon, on the eve of St. Patrick’s Day, as the second day of March Madness basketball games were under way.” People skip work to watch March Madness. Think they’re going to turn off the TV to dig up a dry statement from Her Consistency Kathleen Sebelius? Not likely.


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Keep flucking that chicken.

Lanceman on March 16, 2012 at 10:32 PM

Is that blood all over Sebelius’s hand?

slickwillie2001 on March 16, 2012 at 10:33 PM

This will not end…..until we rise.

Electrongod on March 16, 2012 at 10:33 PM

SCOAMF doing what a SCOAMF does.

tom daschle concerned on March 16, 2012 at 10:33 PM

War on Women – WOW

0bamaderangementsyndrom on March 16, 2012 at 10:35 PM

People skip work to watch March Madness. Think they’re going to turn off the TV to dig up a dry statement from Her Consistency Kathleen Sebelius? Not likely.

Sad….but true….

Electrongod on March 16, 2012 at 10:36 PM

You know who’s not going to ignore it? The Catholics. Sorry, they’re 24/7, not on a “news dump” cycle. Those folks have been doing this for thousands of years. I think Odumbo picked the wrong fight here, as bullies often do.

waterytart on March 16, 2012 at 10:37 PM

Do not worry surfs… I am sure every one of the 3 Pubs left in the race will work hard to reverse this… specailly Mittens….

watertown on March 16, 2012 at 10:37 PM

This is only the beginning. Welcome to the New Improved America 2.0; Fascism perfected.

clippermiami on March 16, 2012 at 10:38 PM

Kathleen Sebelius is such a jerk

Bitter Clinger on March 16, 2012 at 10:39 PM

What happened to “Catastrophic Health Insurance”? Does this mean my butt lift will be covered?

Bulletchaser on March 16, 2012 at 10:40 PM

See, nothing to worry about.

Work Will Set You Free and all that, you know.

Bishop on March 16, 2012 at 10:41 PM

Oh. Well.

What’s next on the agenda? Oh, right, the ‘Republican War On Women’ meme must be nurtured along for several more months yet. I’m sure they’ll think of something when they’re done being busy defunding all public Women’s Health Services in Texas. Because, you know, it’s the Republicans waging war on women.

SD Tom on March 16, 2012 at 10:41 PM

Huh.

Bmore on March 16, 2012 at 10:41 PM

marxist scum….

thedevilinside on March 16, 2012 at 10:42 PM

Ughhhhh

cmsinaz on March 16, 2012 at 10:42 PM

Hey, anyone hear that new song: “That’s the biggest black a$$ I’ve ever seen.”?

Just wondering if you heard it. No connection to Obama or anything.

carbon_footprint on March 16, 2012 at 10:42 PM

Bitter Clinger on March 16, 2012 at 10:39 PM

Sebelius(noun)Def:a jerk. ‘What an effing sebelius you are, Barack’.

annoyinglittletwerp on March 16, 2012 at 10:43 PM

Does this mean my butt lift will be covered?

Bulletchaser on March 16, 2012 at 10:40 PM

As long as the government does the “lifting.” *you might want to grab your ankles, just for leverage*

predator on March 16, 2012 at 10:43 PM

This is just the beginning…

d1carter on March 16, 2012 at 10:44 PM

Foxy Shazam – I Like It
“That’s the biggest black a$$ I’ve ever seen.” SONG

carbon_footprint on March 16, 2012 at 10:44 PM

Maybe it’s time for religious organizations to drop their health plans in unison and let everyone know they will not resume providing health insurance unless the governmental attack on them stops.

MessesWithTexas on March 16, 2012 at 10:45 PM

War on Women – WOW

0bamaderangementsyndrom on March 16, 2012 at 10:35 PM

Zero’s been @ war with the Constitution since he took office.

annoyinglittletwerp on March 16, 2012 at 10:46 PM

War on Women Everyone – WOW WOE

0bamaderangementsyndrom on March 16, 2012 at 10:35 PM

FIFY

Bitter Clinger on March 16, 2012 at 10:47 PM

I’m assuming that Muslim universities will be exempt….

TeresainFortWorth on March 16, 2012 at 10:47 PM

This is just the beginning…

d1carter on March 16, 2012 at 10:44 PM

I believe you are right…

Electrongod on March 16, 2012 at 10:47 PM

The Panderer/Campaigner-in-Chief strikes again. I detest this man.

Dopenstrange on March 16, 2012 at 10:47 PM

ObaMao wasn’t kidding when he talked about audacity. He is daring the American people and their representation in Congress to rise up. Will they take on the challenge?

onlineanalyst on March 16, 2012 at 10:48 PM

One more dip in negative ratings, Obama.

itsspideyman on March 16, 2012 at 10:48 PM

I will not comply…

katy on March 16, 2012 at 10:48 PM

Yes, yes. Now that they’ve retaken the narrative, changing it from “religious freedom” to “war on women,” they are ready to go in and bring it home.

Jackalope on March 16, 2012 at 10:49 PM

Would someone please reassure my wholehearted belief that woman are indeed not dumb enough buy his line of sh*t?

Tim Zank on March 16, 2012 at 10:50 PM

I don’t understand this Fiday news dump. Why would it be ignored because it came on a Friday? This will be on the Sunday talk shows and religious organizations will not ignore it.

Vince on March 16, 2012 at 10:51 PM

Is that blood all over Sebelius’s hand?

slickwillie2001 on March 16, 2012 at 10:33 PM

…I don’t think so!…she just came out from a circle jerk with JugEars and the rest of the crew.

KOOLAID2 on March 16, 2012 at 10:51 PM

ObaMao wasn’t kidding when he talked about audacity. He is daring the American people and their representation in Congress to rise up. Will they take on the challenge?

onlineanalyst on March 16, 2012 at 10:48 PM

I want to believe the people will (Congress..not so much), but I’m beginning to wonder.

Bitter Clinger on March 16, 2012 at 10:53 PM

Yesterday, the Administrative Committee of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops issued a public statement denouncing what it called “an unwarranted government definition of religion.” The Conference spelled out what the debate over President Obama’s birth control mandate is about:

This is on http://www.breitbart.com/

For some reason the URL for the article won’t work. It’s on the front page tho.

They have continued to stay on target as what the real issue is:
Religious Freedom. They are not getting side tracked and that’s a good thing.

bluefox on March 16, 2012 at 10:53 PM

Maybe it’s time for religious organizations to drop their health plans in unison and let everyone know they will not resume providing health insurance unless the governmental attack on them stops.

MessesWithTexas on March 16, 2012 at 10:45 PM

Actually part of the plan I suspect. Government comes to the rescue.

Tim Zank on March 16, 2012 at 10:53 PM

Would someone please reassure my wholehearted belief that woman are indeed not dumb enough buy his line of sh*t?

I realized today that the guy who made the Obama campaign documentary also made “Waiting for Superman.” There is now no stupidity that will ever again shock me.

Jackalope on March 16, 2012 at 10:53 PM

$15 TRILLION

John the Libertarian on March 16, 2012 at 10:54 PM

Would someone please reassure my wholehearted belief that woman are indeed not dumb enough buy his line of sh*t?

Tim Zank on March 16, 2012 at 10:50 PM

No, “Women” are not dumb, but liberals are.

Dopenstrange on March 16, 2012 at 10:54 PM

So does the Catholic Church go to court or do they go straight to the nuclear option and announce plans to close all of their hospitals.

Rip Ford on March 16, 2012 at 10:55 PM

This entire issue is Obama dangling a line in the lake waiting for us all to take the bait….again…

A. Class War

B. Big Oil vs. Average American

C. War on Women

Ignore it because they control the media, we cannot win on this field of battle.

AYNBLAND on March 16, 2012 at 10:56 PM

Charge!

No, single finger salute.

If women think democrats care about their health they need to step back and change out their contacts because all of the outrage is the fuel to keep a cog of the democrat machine in place and squirting campaign cash back to the party of use you.

Speakup on March 16, 2012 at 10:57 PM

Obama is trying to buy votes using other peoples money. He should be run out of town. He has more in common with a Marxist dictator than any President of the United States. May he be impeached and incarcerated.

Zelsdorf Ragshaft on March 16, 2012 at 10:58 PM

So does the Catholic Church go to court or do they go straight to the nuclear option and announce plans to close all of their hospitals.

Rip Ford on March 16, 2012 at 10:55 PM

They could make a big contribution in November by not voting for Obammy 54-45 like they did in 2008.

predator on March 16, 2012 at 10:59 PM

If the ultimate goal is a universal federal government health system, with a million new government employees, then who’s the biggest competitor that they have to get rid of? Catholic Hospitals and Catholic Social Services. If you work for a Catholic institution, you’re not a government employee, and you’re not kicking back the union money to the politicians.

RBMN on March 16, 2012 at 11:00 PM

Is that blood all over Sebelius’s hand?

slickwillie2001 on March 16, 2012 at 10:33 PM\

Yeah, I believe it is.

Lightswitch on March 16, 2012 at 11:00 PM

The whole notion that something is “free” is laughable. Someone, somewhere, is always paying for these “free” products/services.

ShadowsPawn on March 16, 2012 at 11:00 PM

Nothing like creating an attomsphere for the growth of jobs

Dollayo on March 16, 2012 at 11:01 PM

Today…
I gave a person with a cardboard sign in the Walmart parking lot…
a month supply of birth control…..
He scratched his head and then glanced down at his 2.5 gallon gas container that was empty….
I told him……
Obama knows your pain….I am here to help.

Electrongod on March 16, 2012 at 11:01 PM

This is a clear violation of the First Amendment. Obama is knowingly trying to subvert the Constitution. Today it is freedom of religion. Tomorrow it will be gun rights. After that will be speech. Libs who vote for this stuff and the politicians who favor it don’t realize they are voting away their own freedom.

Christian Conservative on March 16, 2012 at 11:01 PM

I thought Mitch Daniels called a truce on all this sticky stuff.

sartana on March 16, 2012 at 11:02 PM

Enough is enough, zero hour grows near. Our sacrifice and risk will be defined by our offspring. I’ve flown the downwind leg of life and have started the turn to base; I will not hesitate to confront those that redefine excellence in order to remake America, those that seek only power and control, those that are truly evil. I will be defined as an enemy of the state, which will be a badge of honor worthy of my death. Bring it, the sooner the better. If OWS is cute, I will be a nightmare.

dmann on March 16, 2012 at 11:03 PM

Quiz time– What is probably unconstitutional,Congress would never pass but Obama just can’t wait to impose via regulation in order to win back women voters via fear tactics? Why the protection of “women’s health” via paying for birth control pills that do nothing to protect against STD’s and thus nothing to protect women’s health.

Is there any election manipulation mechanism so dumb the main stream media won’t fall for it or at least play along with it?

KW64 on March 16, 2012 at 11:03 PM

So does the Catholic Church go to court or do they go straight to the nuclear option and announce plans to close all of their hospitals.

Rip Ford on March 16, 2012 at 10:55 PM

Not just Catholics. The Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) is self-insured; its president has stated that this will be an instance where “we must obey God rather than men” and will not comply with this mandate. The Lutheran church does not oppose contraception as the Catholic church does, but does hold that abortion is murder and will not provide coverage for abortifacents. Other denominations are in a similar position.

Make no mistake, this is an administration war on Christianity, not just Catholicism.

AZfederalist on March 16, 2012 at 11:04 PM

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2012/03/poor-sandra-fluke-she-wants-you-to-pay-for-her-9month-birth-control-as-she-frolics-in-spain-pompeii/

But that was last year, maybe the slumping economy made her and her boyfriend paupers.

galtani on March 16, 2012 at 11:04 PM

War on Women – WOW

0bamaderangementsyndrom on March 16, 2012 at 10:35 PM

I like it.
See? you’re good for something, oblahblah.

Lanceman on March 16, 2012 at 11:05 PM

The man is not a king. He is a servant.

He cannot do this unless the people of this country stand by and allow it.

Are we going to stand by and allow it?

WE NEED A 10,000,000 MAN MARCH ON DC.

OVERWHELM AND TAKE THE WHITE HOUSE.

OVERWHELM AND TAKE THE CAPITOL.

ARREST THE USURPER AND HIS ENABLERS.

UNDO ALL REGULATORY DIKTATS.

RESTORE CONSTITUTIONAL ORDER.

IronDioPriest on March 16, 2012 at 11:06 PM

Closing hospitals is what they want.

Government run hospitals is what they are aiming for.

The real rebellion will come when the religious hospitals stay open and completely defy the new regs. That’s when the fireworks begin.

I’ll be there with them in the streets.

katy on March 16, 2012 at 11:06 PM

We are going to find out how much liberty Americans will give up before it the walls come down…

d1carter on March 16, 2012 at 11:08 PM

I’ll be there with them in the streets.

katy on March 16, 2012 at 11:06 PM

You will have company.

Electrongod on March 16, 2012 at 11:08 PM

If the ultimate goal is a universal federal government health system, with a million new government employees, then who’s the biggest competitor that they have to get rid of? Catholic Hospitals and Catholic Social Services. If you work for a Catholic institution, you’re not a government employee, and you’re not kicking back the union money to the politicians.

RBMN on March 16, 2012 at 11:00 PM

You make a very good point.

Tim Zank on March 16, 2012 at 11:08 PM

People are calling Sebelius a jerk because of the other thread

Sebelius to kids: Instead of calling each other “jerks,” why don’t you call each other “jerks”?

the one Dr. T is on.

SparkPlug on March 16, 2012 at 11:09 PM

I do like that 0bama has no concept of the Rule of Holes.

jukin3 on March 16, 2012 at 11:09 PM

Not just Catholics. The Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) is self-insured; its president has stated that this will be an instance where “we must obey God rather than men” and will not comply with this mandate. The Lutheran church does not oppose contraception as the Catholic church does, but does hold that abortion is murder and will not provide coverage for abortifacents. Other denominations are in a similar position.

Make no mistake, this is an administration war on Christianity, not just Catholicism.

AZfederalist on March 16, 2012 at 11:04 PM

This point is what every person who is pro-life needs to get out to the public.
This is not just about Obama sticking it to Catholics(which is terrible in itself), it’s war on any pro-life religion.

BakerAllie on March 16, 2012 at 11:09 PM

Is that blood all over Sebelius’s hand?

slickwillie2001 on March 16, 2012 at 10:33 PM

Yeah, I believe it is.

Lightswitch on March 16, 2012 at 11:00 PM

Maybe she just came from assisting in an abortion and wanted to show the crowd the evidence?

slickwillie2001 on March 16, 2012 at 11:12 PM

I really dislike these people!

bluemarlin on March 16, 2012 at 11:12 PM

We’ll see them in court.

22044 on March 16, 2012 at 11:13 PM

Even as an Atheist I know this is BS.

Zaggs on March 16, 2012 at 11:13 PM

I honestly don’t think that the Catholic Church will stand up to Obama on this. I think it’s likely that they’ll accept the fig leaf and do it gladly. I’m saddened to say that. But the Church has been complicit in social government interventions for a long, long time, and I can’t imagine that Obama wouldn’t have run his “compromise” by some of them.

I haven’t been to mass in years. And this sort of thing is the reason why.

Murf76 on March 16, 2012 at 11:13 PM

I do like that 0bama has no concept of the Rule of Holes.

jukin3 on March 16, 2012 at 11:09 PM

Did you forget A double s in front of Holes?

KOOLAID2 on March 16, 2012 at 11:15 PM

Can I call her a jerk or is that bullying.

RickB on March 16, 2012 at 11:15 PM

$15 TRILLION

John the Libertarian on March 16, 2012 at 10:54 PM

Oh and here I was worried we were talking about ‘real’ money

Bunsin2 on March 16, 2012 at 11:16 PM

Fill your truck with liquified condoms, and serve fried birth control pills for dinner. See, all the real problems facing the nation are being solved with one simple edict by King PBHO.

Bishop on March 16, 2012 at 11:16 PM

Can I call her a jerk or is that bullying.

RickB on March 16, 2012 at 11:15 PM

Well, I think by using her logic and her own words, since she is attempting to bully Christians, you are perfectly within bounds to tell her to stop acting like a jerk.

AZfederalist on March 16, 2012 at 11:17 PM


This is a clear violation of the First Amendment. Obama is knowingly trying to subvert the Constitution. Today it is freedom of religion. Tomorrow it will be gun rights. After that will be speech. Libs who vote for this stuff and the politicians who favor it don’t realize they are voting away their own freedom.

Christian Conservative on March 16, 2012 at 11:01 PM

They think they’re going to be in charge when this is all over. It’s your freedom they’re taking away, not theirs.

Gladtobehere on March 16, 2012 at 11:17 PM

Did you forget A double s in front of Holes?

KOOLAID2 on March 16, 2012 at 11:15 PM

No, he knows all about how to be one of those.

Bunsin2 on March 16, 2012 at 11:18 PM

Obama is trying to buy votes using other peoples money. He should be run out of town.

Zelsdorf Ragshaft on March 16, 2012 at 10:58 PM

Why don’t we just catapult him off the planet into the asteroid belt?

stukinIL4now on March 16, 2012 at 11:19 PM

Its sad, if Obama were white he wouldn’t be the President and yet we all pretend that isn’t the truth. Lets keep lying and convince ourselves we feel better.

dmann on March 16, 2012 at 11:19 PM

Sorry, I clicked on strike when I meant to click on quote. The following is how my previous post should have looked.

This is a clear violation of the First Amendment. Obama is knowingly trying to subvert the Constitution. Today it is freedom of religion. Tomorrow it will be gun rights. After that will be speech. Libs who vote for this stuff and the politicians who favor it don’t realize they are voting away their own freedom.

Christian Conservative on March 16, 2012 at 11:01 PM

They think they’re going to be in charge when this is all over. It’s your freedom they’re taking away, not theirs.

Gladtobehere on March 16, 2012 at 11:20 PM

Catholic Hospitals and Catholic Social Services

RBMN on March 16, 2012 at 11:00 PM

After gay marriage became legal in MA, Catholic Charities was required to place adoptive kids in the homes of same sex married couples. The end result was that Catholic Charities shut down that operation.

I believe this is Obama’s way of getting Catholics out of health care. Should that happen, the government would have a good foundation for government run health care if they take over the Catholic health care system.

kakypat on March 16, 2012 at 11:23 PM

This is all just an exercise in fertility…er…ah…futility. This whole health care thing is a “budget” buster that this broke government will never be able to pay for. It will collapse (abort?) under its own dead weight. Enjoy watching the epic fail unfold over the coming years.

AttaBoyLuther on March 16, 2012 at 11:24 PM

How exactly wil this work for a college like BYU?

BYU has an Honor Code that forbids pre-marital sex as an expellable offense.

BYU has student health plans.

BYU will now be required to provide contraceptives to single students… which implies the students are engaging in sex which is an offense that BYU will expel students for.

So BYU is required to pay to subsidize their students engagement in actions that BYU can legally expel them for?

That seems rather odd.

Sackett on March 16, 2012 at 11:24 PM

Better Translation: President Furher Barack Obama and HHS Secretary partner in crime Frau Kathleen Sebelius are moving forward with their controversial contraception mandate yet another fascist violation of the United States Constitution , which requires even religiously affiliated employers to provide their employees with insurance that covers contraception — even if those employers object to contraception on religious grounds and hence be stripped of more of their Constitutional rights.

VorDaj on March 16, 2012 at 11:25 PM

The real rebellion will come when the religious hospitals stay open and completely defy the new regs. That’s when the fireworks begin.

I’ll be there with them in the streets.

katy on March 16, 2012 at 11:06 PM

I hope they push back, and push back hard!

I’ll be in the streets with you.

kakypat on March 16, 2012 at 11:25 PM

The real rebellion will come when the religious hospitals stay open and completely defy the new regs. That’s when the fireworks begin.

I’ll be there with them in the streets.

katy on March 16, 2012 at 11:06 PM

All must stand up to the American Hitler.

VorDaj on March 16, 2012 at 11:27 PM

This could easily be construed as theft.

To each according to their “need” from each according to their “ability” to pay.

CorporatePiggy on March 16, 2012 at 11:29 PM

Announcing a wildly unpopular policy on a Friday afternoon? Profiles in courage!

Also, these comments:

I’ll be there with them in the streets.

katy on March 16, 2012 at 11:06 PM

You will have company.

Electrongod on March 16, 2012 at 11:08 PM

So does the Catholic Church go to court or do they go straight to the nuclear option and announce plans to close all of their hospitals.

Rip Ford on March 16, 2012 at 10:55 PM

Not just Catholics. The Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) is self-insured; its president has stated that this will be an instance where “we must obey God rather than men” and will not comply with this mandate…
AZfederalist on March 16, 2012 at 11:04 PM

Make me think of this scene. Let’s do this!

Mr. Prodigy on March 16, 2012 at 11:30 PM

9-0 supreme court decision upcoming striking this down.

But it won’t happen before November. This is pure pander like no one has ever done.

wildcat72 on March 16, 2012 at 11:30 PM

I’m saddened to say that. But the Church has been complicit in social government interventions for a long, long time, and I can’t imagine that Obama wouldn’t have run his “compromise” by some of them.

Murf76 on March 16, 2012 at 11:13 PM

They liked social government intervention………….until now. They’ve been very firm on this, and I believe they will remain so. I can’t think of any way at all that there is a compromise this time.

kakypat on March 16, 2012 at 11:30 PM

Not just Catholics. The Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) is self-insured; its president has stated that this will be an instance where “we must obey God rather than men” and will not comply with this mandate…
AZfederalist on March 16, 2012 at 11:04 PM

Obama thinks he’s a god.

He isn’t. He will die someday same as I will. Mortal men are NOT gods.

wildcat72 on March 16, 2012 at 11:31 PM

wildcat72 on March 16, 2012 at 11:30 PM

The Supremes will have an opportunity to do the right thing in June.

kakypat on March 16, 2012 at 11:32 PM

I’ll be there with them in the streets.

katy on March 16, 2012 at 11:06 PM
-
It’s time for some excommunications first.

diogenes on March 16, 2012 at 11:32 PM

So BYU is required to pay to subsidize their students engagement in actions that BYU can legally expel them for?

That seems rather odd.

Sackett on March 16, 2012 at 11:24 PM

Maybe next Friday,
Hussein will decree that it is now a ” human right”
for any female over 5yr old,
to be a h0 !!
It is about women’s health donchano ?

burrata on March 16, 2012 at 11:32 PM

Free shit for everybody! Woot!!!!

Obarmy and Secretary Bilious make a cute couple, don’t they?

hillbillyjim on March 16, 2012 at 11:33 PM

YOU LIE !!!!

Cincy Conservative on March 16, 2012 at 11:33 PM

So does the Catholic Church go to court or do they go straight to the nuclear option and announce plans to close all of their hospitals.

Rip Ford on March 16, 2012 at 10:55 PM

This is exactly what they want. Get charities out and put government in. Soviet style. We know how well that worked out for the Russians.

Kaffa on March 16, 2012 at 11:34 PM

http://templeofmut.wordpress.com/2012/03/17/applying-alinsky-rule-6-a-good-tactic-is-one-your-people-enjoy/Graphics and tweets mock Obama’s speech, which threw President Rutherford B. Hayes under the bus with lies. Team Obama can use the teleprompter, but not Google or Bing, or so it seems.

Mutnodjmet on March 16, 2012 at 11:35 PM

Not just Catholics. The Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) is self-insured; its president has stated that this will be an instance where “we must obey God rather than men” and will not comply with this mandate…
AZfederalist on March 16, 2012 at 11:04 PM

They must also obey the United States Constitution which also demands that they tell Herr Child Emperor Hussein Louie to go piss up a rope.

VorDaj on March 16, 2012 at 11:35 PM

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