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-- -- Catholic bishops says president Obama's latest version of this contraception coverage mandate.
Threatens government coercion of religious people to violate deeply held convictions.
Chief Washington correspondent James Rosen updates the holy war over health care.
Before leaving for Rome archbishop Timothy Dolan rejected president Obama's latest plan to guarantee free contraception for America's working women.
Writing as head of the US conference of Catholic bishops the cardinal designate said quote the lack of clear protection for key stakeholders for self insured religious employers.
For religious and secular for profit employers for secular nonprofit employers for religious insurers and for individuals is unacceptable and must be corrected.
If there is an exemption for Catholic institutions that self insured do you think that the church's response to the president would then be -- -- -- have to see what that would look like but even if we were to find some satisfactory conclusion to the question.
Immoral activities and paying for them we still have to get to the more basic issue and that is the fundamental freedom.
Religious faith based groups to carry out their ministry unimpeded by government directives.
Under the quote unquote accommodation announced by the white house on Friday insurance companies and not Catholic affiliated charities hospitals and schools.
Would pay for the contraceptive devices but what else made clear this is as far as President Obama will go by way of accommodation.
So you're not gonna change despite what -- -- policy is clear.
Your policy is clear meaning no revisions of the revision we have set out our policy.
The White House circulated a short list of Catholic groups that welcomed its attempt at accommodation at least two of which have allied with this White House in past battles.
And the president's spokesman -- suggested political motivations are driving those still opposed.
And I would simply know with regard to the bishops that they never supported.
Health Care Reform to Begin.
With Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell vowing to pursue legislation to neutralize the HHS rule.
-- -- pro choice America announced it is spending 250000.
Dollars on radio ads backing the rule.
In four battleground states Brett.
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