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God vs. the Government

posted on January 29, 2014

At Slate, Dahlia Lithwick explains that the challenge of the Little Sisters of the Poor to the contraception mandate is not about a form, but who decides what the form means. “The Little Sisters reject the government contention that the form is an opt-out. Why? Religious doctrine.” writes Lithwick. “This isn’t just a fight over what signing the form means, it’s a fight about who gets to decide what fighting over the form means: Barack Obama or God? And who wants to be the judge of that?”

Read at Slate