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“We were getting killed”: the inside story of Obama’s “accommodation”

Discussion in 'OBOB General Politics Forum' started by Michie, Feb 11, 2012.

  1. Michie

    Michie Manipulation Resistance Team Supporter CF Ambassador

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    From the New York Times:
    For the White House, the decision announced Friday to soften a rule requiring religious-affiliated organizations to pay for insurance plans that offer free birth control was never really driven by a desire to mollify Roman Catholic bishops, who were strongly opposed to the plan.

    Rather, the fight was for Sister Carol Keehan — head of an influential Catholic hospital group, who had supported President Obama’s health care law — and Catholic allies of the White House seen as the religious left. Sister Keehan had told the White House that the new rule, part of the health care law, went too far.

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