It’s never comforting to have one’s longstanding fears confirmed. Yet, that’s exactly what’s happened over the last week as Americans have been presented with a stunning array of facts that diminish faith in our government.
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The mess caused by Obamacare is just getting worse and worse as more HHS regulations are being churned out to implement this totalitarian health care plan.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has just issued a 63-page rule that covers “Navigators.”
What’s a Navigator?
When President Obama when pushing for passage of his socialist health care law in 2009, he promised that it would lower health care costs. He lied. When Obama told the American people that if they liked their current health care insurance, they would keep it under Obamacare. He lied. When Obama claimed that Obamacare would
The Congressional Prayer Caucus, founded by Rep. Randy Forbes, has recently filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit in support of Hobby Lobby’s challenge to the abortion mandate in Obamacare.
The abortion mandate forces Christian-run businesses like Hobby Lobby to provide abortion, contraceptive, and sterilization resources to their employees. The mandate was never in the Obamacare law, but was created by Obama’s Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) undoubtedly as a payoff to Obama’s abortion industry campaign bundlers.
Under the abortion mandate (which was not in the original law), Obamacare requires that nearly all health insurance plans provide sterilizations, contraceptives and abortion-producing drugs without co-pays. Religious entities such as churches or seminaries are exempt.
The new change now exempts non-profit religious organizations. It still violates the religious beliefs of individuals who run non-religious organizations – forcing them against their will – to provide contraceptive and sterilization coverage. The owners of Hobby Lobby, for example, will still be required to promote abortion on demand – which violates their religious beliefs and commitment to the right to life of every child of God. It still forces such for-profit religious book sellers such as Tyndale House to subsidize the abortion industry.
Bachmann is particularly concerned about the impact that the Obamacare abortion mandate will have on religious liberty in this nation. She told CNSNews back in 2012: “Is government God? Or are people allowed to follow their conscience before God? That’s really the issue at hand and we cannot have this change that Barack Obama has put forward and that’s why you see the people here today who are working very hard to make sure they can hold on to their religious liberties.”
She continued: “What I have said from the very beginning is that this is an issue that the American people care deeply about. The nation does not like Obamacare. They especially don’t like the fact that our religious liberties have been stripped away from us in Obamacare.”
The Congressional Prayer Caucus, co-founded by GING-PAC ally Rep. Randy Forbes (R-VA) recently published a survey of lawsuits against the HHS abortion, contraceptive and sterilization mandates in Obamacare.
The Caucus notes: “The mandate requires most employers to sponsor employee health plans that that cover abortion-inducing drugs, sterilization, and contraceptives—despite the fact that these services directly violate many employers’ religious beliefs. Although the mandate contains a narrow exemption for churches, many religious hospitals, charities, and schools must comply or face significant fines. In addition, private companies owned by people of faith have no relief whatsoever. If they choose to operate their businesses in accordance with their faith, many will face crippling fines.”
Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court ordered the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to rehear a lawsuit against Obamacare by attorneys for Liberty University.
Mathew Staver, who Dean of Liberty University Law School is representing Liberty University and is founder of Liberty Counsel, a religious freedom law firm, is encouraged by the Supreme Court edict.
The Supreme Court upheld Obamacare’s individual mandate for purchasing health insurance, but didn’t rule on religious and conscience issues originally raised in Liberty University’s lawsuit.
“Religious liberty cannot be confined to the sanctuary and sacristy. Such a truncated view of religion threatens to create a barren public culture, denuded of the religious beliefs of ordinary American citizens. This is an important principle, and it applies to all Americans and to all faiths.”
If re-elected, President Obama will be totally unrestrained by concerns about another election. He will undoubtedly do everything he can to reward the abortion industry for their support of him. He’s already aiding the abortion industry by mandating that employers (even Christian ones) provide abortion, contraceptive and sterilization services in their health insurance plans. The baby killing industry will reap millions through this mandated coverage.