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Obama Administration is Anti-women

By Gerri Laird

The ObamaCare provision for mandatory insurance coverage of contraception, sterilization, and abortion-inducing drugs for women is blatant evidence that President Obama and his administration are anti-women: they consider women to be no better than animals in heat whose fertility must be regulated by the government, or as things that can be used, abused, and discarded. Every time the government interferes with our ability to function as human persons, we are closer to becoming non-persons ? things. Furthermore, the mandate pits women against men and against their own flesh and blood because it does not respect the unique power held by both men and women to pro-create a new life. In addition to protecting religious freedom for all Americans, the Catholic Church wants to protect women from becoming mere commodities whose reproductive systems are regulated by the government. (Also see http://www.ccli.org/)

This article has been reprinted here by permission of the author after original publication at the Cabrini Center for Catholic Health Care.

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