Like the IRS now? Wait until the IRS gets involved in the national healthcare plan!

Obama’s Health Care Bill enlists the IRS as the healthcare enforcement agency. Byron York writes in The Washington Examiner, “Under the Democrats’ health care proposals, the already powerful — and already feared — IRS would wield even more power and extend its reach even further into the lives of ordinary Americans, and the presidentially-appointed head of the new health care bureaucracy would have access to confidential IRS information about millions of individual taxpayers. In short, health care reform, as currently envisioned by Democratic leaders, would be built on the foundation of an expanded and more intrusive IRS.”

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Catholic Belmont Abbey College Would Close Before Giving in to Obama Admin


Washington, DC ( — The president of Belmont Abbey College, a Catholic school, says he will close the college before it gives in to an Obama administration ruling forcing it to provide contraception coverage in its insurance plans for employees. The EEOC ruled the school must provide the coverage, even though it violates Catholic teachings.

As first reported last week, Belmont Abbey College removed coverage for abortion, contraception and voluntary sterilization in 2007 after learning that its plan had accidentally included them.

Responding to the decision, eight faculty members filed complaints with the EEOC and the North Carolina Department of Insurance.

The EEOC determined that Belmont Abbey discriminated against women by denying coverage of contraception.

Now, BAC president William K. Thierfelder tells The Washington Times he would rather see the school shut down than violate its moral precepts.

“I hope it would never get this far but if it came down to it we would close the college before we ever provided that,” he said.

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