Monday, May 28, 2012

HHS Mandate and the Church

Recently, the Obama administration in the United States has handed down a new mandate that attempts to coerce American citizens to violate their consciences and participate in objective evil.

Sadly, this has been done at the particular direction of the Secretary of Health and Human Services, Kathleen Sebelius of Kansas, who claims Catholicism as her Faith.

Emperor Julian the Apostate (reigned 361-363AD)

For those that want to learn more, or keep track of the response to this affront to the liberty of the Church and her members, here are some resources.

The Becket Fund has not only a splendid name, recalling the stand made by Archbishop Thomas Becket of Canterbury against violations of the rights of the Church by King Henry II of England, but they have assembled an excellent site will a great deal of information on this case, and on the lawsuits filed against the government:

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, as well, have released some statements and present some information on the situation:

Here is the original statement of the policy from HHS:

Finally, you can read the "compromise" of the Department of Health and Human Services:

Live well!

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