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Posts Tagged Respect for Rights of Conscience Act

U.S. Senate to vote on rollback of birth control mandate tomorrow

By | 02.29.12 | 12:49 pm

The U.S. Senate will vote on an amendment tomorrow aimed at rolling back a federal decision that would have made contraception more affordable for women with health insurance.

VIDEO: Catholic PAC releases ad for Blunt Amendment

By | 02.28.12 | 8:31 am

A Catholic political action committee has released a video ad asking supporters to call upon lawmakers to pass an amendment that would roll back a recent decision by the Obama administration requiring insurance providers — with the exception of religious employers — to cover birth control as a preventive service. Critics say the amendment will allow an insurance company to exclude coverage of any health service that they deem violates their religious or moral convictions.

Bishops urge Catholics to support Rights of Conscience Act

By | 09.12.11 | 1:13 pm

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops is urging Catholics to write letters of opposition to the federal government over its recent decision to require insurance providers to cover birth control without co-payments. The site also urges people to ask Congress to support the Respect for Rights of Conscience Act.

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo (Pic by Nieve44/La Luz)

Florida Catholic Conference echoes U.S. Bishops’ support for ‘Respect for Rights of Conscience Act’

By | 07.27.11 | 8:52 am

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops is urging Congress to support legislation that would allow the church and others to opt out of providing contraception in health care insurance exchanges created through the Affordable Care Act.

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