Obama Administration Delivers A Trojan Horse Of Disrespect To Faith-Based Groups

Feb 04, 2013, 16:33 ET from Liberty Institute

New HHS Mandate Proposal Still Requires Morally Objectionable Insurance Coverage

DALLAS, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Liberty Institute issued the following statement about the Obama Administration's new proposed rule regarding the HHS Mandate:

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"The new proposed HHS rule is merely a Trojan Horse that misleads faith-based groups and all Americans into believing they will no longer have to provide objectionable insurance for birth control and abortion-inducing drugs," said Kelly Shackelford, Liberty Institute President and CEO.

"The Obama Administration has resorted to political-maneuvering as usual when it could have exempted all Americans who have a religious objection to the HHS mandate. In delivering this so-called compromise, the President disrespects the religious liberty rights of Christian colleges and other para-church ministries, while continuing to require faith-based businesses and individuals to provide and pay for insurance coverage to which they have religious objections."

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