Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Contraceptives for Nuns? Government At Its Most Absurd

How absurd can a law be, to force nuns (who have taken vows of both poverty and celibacy) to explain to the state why they don’t want to pay for contraception? That requirement was too much for Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who issued a temporary injunction against ObamaCare’s mandate that health plans must cover contraception.

Nevertheless, some of the law’s opponents are engaged in a disproportionate response to the contraceptive mandate.

Read the entire column at The Independent Institute's Beacon blog or John Goodman's Health Policy Blog.

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