USCCB “Preventive” services Q&A http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/religious-liberty/conscience-protection/upload/preventiveqanda2012-2.pdf Background on Preventive Services Mandate and Conscience Protection http://www.mncatholic.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/12.0130-Preventive-Services-Backgrounder-bioethics-page.pdf http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/religious-liberty/conscience-protection/upload/why-we-need-the-hccra-sept2013.pdf Educational Resources on Conscience Protection http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/religious-liberty/conscience-protection/resources-on-conscience-protection.cfm#prayers http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/religious-liberty/why-we-need-a-health-care-conscience-rights-act.cfm
Watch and share this new 3-minute video featuring three women, including Sr. Jane Marie Klien of Franciscan Alliance, Inc., whose conscience rights are being violated. http://bcove.me/v09ds2tn
(by Sarah Schaefer) July 2, 2013 The need for conscience protection in health care is rapidly increasing as the Obama administration mandates that most insurance plans cover so-called “preventive care” services, which include abortifacient drugs, contraception and sterilizations.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 28, 2013)—The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ 110-page ruling on itshealth care mandate requires time for analysis, said Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Cardinal Dolan also … Continue reading
(by Susan Klemond) Catholics who work at for-profit companies might not feel morally challenged by the fact that abortifacients, elective sterilization and contraceptives are now 100 percent covered under their health plans because they’re not obligated to use them. But … Continue reading