The US Conference of Catholic Bishops, the national political lobby for the Catholic Church in America, has been waging war on President Barack Obama's new rule requiring health insurers to cover birth control at no cost to women. The religious exemption in the Obama rule allows churches an exemption to birth control coverage, but still requires religiously affiliated schools and hospitals to provide insurance to their employees that includes contraception without a co-payment.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan A week after Health and Human Services announced new proposed rules for the implementation of its mandate that insurance companies cover the cost of birth control, the Catholic bishops are—surprise, surprise—s... Read Post
The White House will change its policy requiring employers to offer health insurance coverage to their employees that covers birth control at no cost. Previously, religiously affiliated employers other than churches—such as Catholic... Read Post