Tag Archives: contraception
A Shepherd’s Voice: On Saturday, April 21, Heather Knight, writing in the San Francisco Chronicle reported that the San Francisco Board of Supervisors have declared 2013 to be the “Year of the Child.” More on this here.
Boston.com: Philippine legislators passed a landmark bill Monday that would provide government funding for contraceptives and sexuality classes in schools despite strong opposition by the dominant Roman Catholic Church and its followers, some of whom threatened to ask the Supreme Court to block the legislation. Read more here.
A top American bishop said Tuesday the Roman Catholic church will not comply with the Obama administration requirement that most employers provide health insurance covering birth control. Full news item is here.
CatholicOnline: I see this $4.6 billion buying us misery. I see it buying us unfaithful husbands. I see it buying us streets devoid of the innocent chatter of children. I see it buying us disease and untimely death. I see it buying us a retirement without the tender loving care of our children. Please Melinda, listen to the heart-felt cry of an African woman and … More →
LifeNews’ Rebecca Feldman: As I was checking my Facebook timeline the other day, I noticed one of several advertisements on the right sidebar on my screen. It was an ad for Planned Parenthood, and it read, “No stress, no worries, and no more pregnancies.” Full report here.
The Telegraph: The wife of the former Prime Minister also accused some young women of seeking to “marry a rich husband and retire” instead of working. Mrs Blair, a QC and mother of four, criticised women who “put all their effort into their children” instead of working. Mothers who go out to work are setting a better example for their children, she said. More here.
LifeNews: Over the past year, it seems the news cycle has gotten worse and worse for Planned Parenthood. Besides learning that they cook their books to hide financial disclosures, are doing their best to convert the Girl Scouts into a Planned Parenthood Youth Camp, and support the Obama Administration’s abortion pill mandate (it means more business for them on your dime), we’ve also learned that … More →
LifeSite News: A group of Ursuline nuns whom billionaire Melinda Gates had claimed in a recent speech supports her campaign to inject tens of millions of women in impoverished countries with Depo-Provera and other contraceptive drugs, has issued a statement defending Gates and the work of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, while simultaneously claiming to support Catholic moral teaching. Read more on this here.
Alan Shatter is an enemy of the Catholic Church. He wrote a book in 1979 mocking the Church’s teaching on birth control as it was once loyally implemented in Irish law by the nation’s ban on contraceptives — that was when Ireland was seriously Catholic.
California Catholic Daily: Representatives of Catholic colleges voiced disappointment in a new federal rule finalizing the requirement to include student health plans in a controversial new contraception mandate. More on this here.
Bill Donohue has some interesting comments concerning the HHS mandate and Catholic conscience. CatholicOnline has it: The Obama administration will not extend a religious exemption to Catholic non-profits who don’t want their insurance carrier to provide for abortion-inducing drugs, but it has decided to grant a religious exemption to an Indian tribe so they can kill bald eagles. We live in strange times. It is … More →
CNA reports: A recent poll shows that President Barack Obama’s approval ratings dropped 12 percentage points among women voters, despite claims that a federal contraception mandate would help his bid for re-election. Full article here.
CONCORD, N.H. (WMUR) — A bill that would allow employers to deny insurance coverage for contraceptives based on religious beliefs has passed the New Hampshire House. Supporters said the bill protects religious freedoms, but opponents said it attacks health care for women. The House gallery was packed with opponents during the debate who often booed or applauded, depending on who was speaking. The House voted … More →
Catholic Online: Fluke, who was portrayed as a 23 year-old co-ed, is actually 30 years old and by her own admission chose to attend Georgetown precisely so she could battle their insurance policy since it does not cover contraceptives. More on this here.
In an interview with LifeSite News last week C.J. Doyle, who directs the Catholic Action League of Massachusetts, said: “The injury to the conscience rights of Catholic hospitals was not done so much so much by the church’s ideological enemies on the Left but by the Romney administration,” C.J. Doyle, executive director of the Catholic Action League, told LifeSiteNews.com. The real harm, he says, came … More →