Mike Manhart, CCL's Executive Director, commented on the newest attempts by the Institutes of Medicine to mandate contraception and sterilization as "necessary preventative care" in this blog post.
Here is an excerpt from his blog post:
This is the latest example of government imposition of a world view that is completely counter to what we hold as Catholics to be true. If this is enacted, every Catholic institution would be forced to provide insurance to cover contraception (including emergency contraception that causes abortion) or face the prospect of being in violation of federal law. As individuals, we will have no choice in the matter. Our “choice” will be to have health insurance for our families and therefore support (via our premium payments) that which is against the core truths we believe, or go without health insurance.
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