Friday: the day the White House reveals information so’s not to get too much push-back, right?…so the news hit yesterday (SURPRISE!) that Obama has found a way to offer free birth control to all American women in spite of the SCOTUS ruling about religious exemptions.
“A new rule issued by the Obama administration’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Friday affirmed that, even given the religious exemptions provided by the Supreme Court’s ruling in Burrell v Hobby Lobby last year, all women will still be able to get coverage for all forms of birth control through the Affordable Care Act.
The rule creates an accommodation, which permits companies to opt out of providing coverage but the insurance carrier still must provide it — thus ensuring that women will have access to all forms of birth control at no cost, no matter where they work.”
And now check out the following text in the article….if you can disentagle that, I’d be eager to hear.
“For a company to receive a religious exemption from providing coverage for the methods of birth control outlined in last year’s Hobby Lobby case — that is, any form of birth control that prevents implantation such as intrauterine devices (IUDs) and the emergency morning-after pill — the new standard will be that it must be a for-profit company that’s not publicly traded with 50 percent ownership by five or fewer individuals, with members of a nuclear family all counting as one individual. Additionally, the company must produce a formal corporate statement that expresses their religious beliefs.”
HUH? WHAT does that say?
Also; we all know birth control is about $9.00 a month and, if women can afford their ubiquitous porcelain fingernails, they can easily afford that. This isn’t about who’s paying, it’s about agenda; going around religious beliefs and demanding their rights, not the rights of the religious. We all know that none of us cares who’s taking birth control; in fact, I think a lot of us believe a whole LOT of American women should be taking birth control (if the leftwingers who are drawn to my blog don’t like that inference, let’s talk to them about wishing people dead, okay?), but let’s be honest: This isn’t about who pays. Agree?