Thursday, February 16, 2012

The Double Standard of the Catholic Church

The Obama Administration's contraversial birth control mandate has ignited a furor that has the Religious Right demanding that the consciences of religious believers be respected based upon the First Amendment. But this demand, however rightious, rings hollow in the face of the Catholic Church's own long-held ideals. I commented on this in my TOS Blog piece How the Catholic Church Paved the Way for the Birth Control Mandate. Here is the opening sentence:

Catholics angry at President Obama over the insurance mandate to cover birth control should blame one organization above all others: the Catholic Church.

Read the rest.

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