Shamefully Lame New York Times Editorial Calls Catholic HHS Mandate Lawsuits “A Dramatic Stunt”.

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Editor’s note: If Freedom of the Press was treated the same way in this country as Freedom of Religion, Barack Obama and his minions would be dictating the contents of New York Times editorials.

Perhaps they are!

How the Daleys of Chicago, Vice President Biden, ex-Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, and HHS Secretary Sebelius, all professed Catholics, can be members of a political party or an administration that supports the contraceptive mandate boggles the mind of many who try to understand their moral reasoning.

If we soon hear sermons against ObamaCare and the drug cartels, are Catholic martyrs are not far off?  For those who think Catholic martyrs are impossible in the United States, today, consider the recent words of Cardinal George.

In his article for “Catholic New World,” Cardinal George writes: “[W]e all stand before Christ and give an accounting of our lives. … I ask lay Catholics and others of good will to step back and understand what is happening to our country as the church is despoiled of her institutions[.]”

Cardinal George continues, “The suffering being imposed on the church and on society now is not a voluntary penance. We should both work and pray to be delivered from it.”

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Mary Ann Glendon: Why the Bishops Are Suing the U.S. Government

The main goal of the mandate is not, as HHS claimed, to protect women’s health. It is rather a move to conscript religious organizations into a political agenda, forcing them to facilitate and fund services that violate their beliefs, within their own institutions.

The media have implied all along that the dispute is mainly of concern to a Catholic minority with peculiar views about human sexuality. But religious leaders of all faiths have been quick to see that what is involved is a flagrant violation of religious freedom. That’s why former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, a Baptist minister, declared, “We’re all Catholics now.”

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Wrongful death and malpractice lawsuits against Planned Parenthood of Chicago and its’ doctors