RED RIVER ORTHODOX: ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY IN THE RED RIVER VALLEY AND NORTH DAKOTA Religious Freedom Debates Across America and North Dakota
As most (if not all) readers of this blog know, North Dakotans will soon have an opportunity to vote on Measure 3, which seeks to pattern North Dakotan religious freedom protection after that which al... Posted on 5/31/12 at 10:12 AM
In a scathing rebuke accusing the Obama administration of letting election-year politics trump science, a federal judge ruled Friday that women of any age should be able to buy emergency contraception without a doctor's prescription.
Larry Neumeister and Lauran Neergaard
, April 05, 2013
More U.S. women are taking the “morning-after” pill, but generally just once, according to the government’s first report on how the emergency contraception drug has been used since regulators eased access to it in 2006.
Roman Catholic dioceses, schools and other groups sued the Obama administration Monday in eight states and the District of Columbia over a federal mandate that most employers provide workers free birth control as part of their health insurance.
The Obama administration’s mandate to force the Catholic Church and other organized religions to provide coverage for contraception, sterilization and abortion is wrong and an intrusion into Americans’ religious beliefs.
It should be struck down as unconstitutional.
today’s liberal feminists have nothing more to fight for other than promiscuous sex and abortion. How sad. Maybe they are victims here after all — the slaves of a bygone time, unable to see the freedom right in front of their eyes; a state that is of their own doing.
Conflicts over gay marriage, transvaginal ultrasounds, Planned Parenthood funding and insurance coverage for birth control are not isolated events.
Rather, they are the latest expression of a 40-year-old shadow movement that has played an important role in fueling America’s political dysfunction.
President Barack Obama is casting the contraception controversy as an issue of women's rights, not religious freedom, seizing on what backers see as a political gift from Rush Limbaugh to firm up support from women and young voters, groups essential to his re-election hopes.
The measure sponsored by Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt, a Republican, was defeated 51-48. The measure, an amendment to a pending transportation bill, would have allowed employers and insurers to opt out of portions of the president's health care law they found morally objectionable. That would have included the law's requirement that insurers cover the costs of birth control.
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