Is this Opposites Day?
I hope democrats aren't going to let Mitt Romney get away with this. It seems he finds it a terrible assault on freedom of conscience that the Obama administration will be requiring religious hospitals to include contraception coverage in insurance for their employees. What, is this opposites day? If there were no one trying to purchase contraceptives, there would be no issue here. Employees at these hospitals disagree with Catholic doctrine, and wish to use contraceptives. (Duh-the doctrine is sheer lunacy.) The church wants to get in their way--or at least slow them down. People siding with these institutions shouldn't be allowed to pose as defenders of conscience when they actually don't want to empower individual employees to think for themselves and make their own decisions. They're not defenders of conscience, their defenders of church power over private decision making!