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to the devastation caused by rape may be a bi-product of the anti-abortion legislation debate. Read More...
PolitiFact found no sign of such a statement -- or anything close..Cruz says Democrats are "fighting a war on religious liberty," but there is no basis for this wild, outrageous claim. Christians should uphold the truth.
New teaching contract prohibits teachers, whether Catholic or not, from having sex or living
with a partner outside of marriage, using in-vitro fertilization,
leading a gay “lifestyle,” or publicly supporting any of the above. Teachers fight back with sign, "Would Francis sign?"
Recent data shows that women pay
from 40 to 69 percent more out of pocket for health care than men do.
The Christian-owned company did previously offer insurance plans that
included coverage of a few contraceptives at issue in the case, namely
morning-after pills, but reports suggest owners weren't aware they
offered that coverage.
Nonprofits as Catholic schools and hospitals can opt out of covering birth
control by notifying the Department of Health and Human Services of
their objections. A
third-party insurer will pay for and administer the coverage so that women still receive the contraceptive
coverage guaranteed to them by the Affordable Care Act.
Although Republicans have tried to improve outreach to female voters,
women still believe the party is "stuck in the past" and "intolerant." This study was commissioned by two conservative groups.
Planned Parenthood’s annual report show that the agency
conducted 1.1 million pregnancy tests, 3.7 million tests for
sexually transmitted diseases, prenatal services, and childbirth classes, among other services, but the agency does not track abortion numbers. The Bishop's figures have no factual basis.
PolitiFact cites done by both pro- and anti-abortion rights groups that back up this claim.
In 2013, he co-sponsored the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act,
which was meant to prohibit abortions of unborn children more than 20
weeks into a pregnancy. It would have allowed exceptions in rape or
incest or if the life of the mother was threatened. He refused to say if he would let a woman die rather than abort.
Until now the Catholic Church taught that abortion is such a grave sin that those who procure
or perform it incur an automatic excommunication. Only
designated clergy and missionaries were allowed to formally forgive abortions. Priests may grant absolution between Dec. 8, 2015 to Nov. 26, 2016. Francis described the "existential and moral ordeal" faced by women who have terminated pregnancies.