Pope: Government has to respect religious freedom! It's simply a matter of conscience and it's our choice to not provide contraceptives.
Woman: Did he really just say, "choice?"
His choice only.
The powerful have always had the choice.
We’vealways had choice, just not OUR choice.
I’m not against religion or those who are religious, but really at this point in human history to be opposed to contraception is worse than stupid.
State of VIrginia just passed a no-contraceptives law, as well as invasive procedures if a woman wants an abortion. People like Santorum must really like to support women who will be having all those kids from banning contraceptives by the personhood bills.
Respect for the specific insane beliefs of a group of whackos is outdated. It really won’t last that much longer, much to the chagrin of poor saps like Harley and Bruce. I think the 2012 elections will do a lot to finally put to rest these antiquated notions of religion having anything relevant to say about…anything!
Methotrexate medication shortages in the U.S. are a REAL problem. Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia patients NEED the drug to help achieve remission. Rheumatoid arthritis,Polymyositis, Systemic Lupus Eythematosis and a variety of autoimmune diseases require methotrexate as a therapy. Tens of thousands of people are going to begin suffering,dying and becoming disabled because the companies that make methotrexate have stopped producing MTX because it didn’t make them enough money. Tell you senators to quit producing false problems like the CONTRIVED GOP BIRTH CONTROL ISSUE , and instead work on a solution for the the pharmaceutical industries lack of interest in making essential medications.
See the NYtimes article Feb 10th for further information.^
Right. Because God told the Pope that the only purpose for women is to bear children. Molesting boys doesn’t require contraceptives.
The church hasn’t been happy since Henry the eighth told them to bugger off. Of course, all those other church states of various denominations that lost out to “democracies” or “republics” have been trying to get control back. Santorum is a perfect example of the effort.
The Logic of his Reasoning is clearly stated at:http://www.jesusandmo.net/2012/02/15/costs/.
In the world of glitter even angels fall before their time and there sweet song is no more. How can you count any Church goer as being Responsible? You get down on your knees, put your hands together and began your practice begin magical chants, rituals, and worthless prayer hoping that some Magical miracle will come about…Horse Carp. Get up off your damn knees and start marking something happen that is a real contribution to the world. Your kind gives me the creeps…just like the Stalin kind form the other direction.
Am I mistaken, or is this an issue only because the Catholic hospitals are accepting Federal money?
On the matter of Jehovah’s Witnesses and insurance (re:blood transfusion)the insurance I had for my employees(not all were Witnesses) covered tranfusion…it was theINDIVIDUAL’S choice to accept or not…not mine….seems that the same would apply in this instance. What’s the problem?
So we can stop giving tax breaks and donation to religious charities and churches?
If you didn’t make this up and someone really told this story as “testimony” in Congress they are a blockhead. The “pork law” could never happen, because deli’s don’t take government support. Anyway, pork isn’t that good for you, and you have taken the "straw-man argument to new heights.
Well, thank you for your concern…and I do appreciate all positive concern but…Oh. Anyway, since I am closer to 100 than 50 and that (most of) my comments are based upon good research and observation; you will learn that I am neither scared nor little and that I will and have stood behind my POV’s. So thanks anyway and hopefully, someday, a light will come on for you and you will take the nest step up by become a good liberal secular humanist. Peace Brother.
Again, not much different than Harleyquinn, present me with fact, not unsupportable anecdotal evidence. If you can do that I will, unlike Zola, accept your scientific fact and observation and change accordingly…it is all about the Scientific Method for me and, that is where we differ. What we have in common is our concern and compassion for all living entities. I say to you and to all others with like beliefs; look closer at your faith and ways for it is not I, as a liberal, humanist thinker, who processes the hardened heart, it is you my brother and all my brothers and sisters like you. Hopefully there will be a day when a light comes on in your mind and you will be able to shake-off your chains and take the next step-up in intellectual human thinking and evolution….and become a good liberal-secular-humanist.
In the next life Eddie will come back as a woman.