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Not if it conflicts with their religious beliefs. Joel Send a noteboard - 10/02/2012 04:20:32 PM
I am asking for this is much the same logic saying that Catholic employers should not have to pay for contraception.

Government forcing people to directly finance other people doing things that contradict the first peoples religious beliefs is a First Amendment infringement. Jehovahs Witnesses could reasonably raise the same objection Catholics have, and, in fact, a "public" healthcare mandate whose principal form is PRIVATE employers paying for healthcare makes it almost inevitable that such valid objections will be routine. It is just another fantastic reason we need ACTUAL public healthcare instead of the dogs dinner of "public" healthcare we got.
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One last point - 10/02/2012 11:35:25 PM 323 Views
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In other words, I could. - 11/02/2012 04:21:05 AM 141 Views
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Sex is not a necessity either. - 11/02/2012 03:56:51 AM 312 Views
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mmm... - 11/02/2012 08:20:26 PM 304 Views

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