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Catholics Split Again On Coverage For Birth Control

posted on July 10, 2013

Julie Rovner of NPR reports two prominent Catholic groups are again divided over the Affordable Care Act. The Catholic Health Association supports the ACA’s mandate on birth control, while the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops opposes it. Sister Carol Keehan, president and CEO of the Catholic Health Association said that although the mandate is not what her organization preferred, “it was a solution that we could make work, because it allows our members not to have to buy, contract for, refer or arrange for contraceptive services.”

Read at NPR