The Heritage Foundation and the National Review Institute are hosting a panel today at 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM est. You can sign up to watch online, live, here. As you know, liberals have cynically taken to calling opposition to Obamacare’s anti-conscience mandate a “war against women.” That is a bold faced lie, and an insult to our intelligence. It’s about religious liberty — not birth control.
Religious liberty has become an early casualty in Obamacare’s collision course with liberty. Obamacare’s anti-conscience mandate forces employers to provide health insurance coverage of abortion-inducing drugs, contraceptives, and sterilization -– regardless of religious or moral objections to such services.
The mandate’s coercion of employers is a serious affront to religious liberty and a warning sign of the problems inherent in a centralized health care system. Conflicts between individual liberty and the dictates of government bureaucrats on deeply personal health care decisions will only increase as implementation of what Obamacare deems to be an “essential benefits” package continues.
Join us as an expert panel discusses the specific religious liberty violations of the Obamacare anti-conscience mandate and the health care law’s profound threat to personal freedom.
The Honorable Ann Marie Buerkle (R-NY)
U.S. House of Representatives
Followed by a panel discussion with
Policy Analyst, Independent Women’s Forum
Director, Lutheran Church Missouri-Synod Life and Health Ministries
Pia de Solenni
Diotima Consulting, LLC
Senior Counsel, The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty
Director, DeVos Center for Religion and Civil Society, The Heritage Foundation
President, National Review Institute
I haven’t seen polling this negative against ObamaCare since , well – ever. More evidence that Obama’s contraception mandate was a huge political miscalculation.
Weasel Zippers: Gallup: 72% of Americans Think Obamacare Is Unconstitutional
Catholic Culture.com: Cardinal George: no Catholic hospitals in 2 years unless HHS mandate is rescinded