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Obama's ploys

Obama’s ploys

The Obama administration, was and virtually is, going to make religious institutions like Catholic hospitals and schools go against their consequences by requiring that their employees’ health insurance policies pay for things like birth control, vasectomies, tubal ligations and the abortion pill (RU 486) or face stiff penalties.

When the institutions initially objected to this, the Obama administration said, something to the effect, that it would make the insurance companies not the employee’s policies, pay for those things and the regulation wouldn’t be implemented for a year.

Aren’t these ploys by the Obama administration?

Won’t the insurance companies up those institutions’ premiums to pay for those things?

As for waiting a year to implement this regulation, it should be noted that the presidential election will be over by then.

Whatever happened to the first Amendment right of freedom of religion? The First Amendment to the Constitution reads: Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof...

Isn’t this regulation prohibiting the free exercise of religion by making religious institutions go against their consciences?

Please contact President Obama, our senators and representatives and ask them to stop this crime.

Patrick Borden


Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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