Last week the Obama Administration proposed a new regulation concerning the HHS mandate forcing religious employers and other groups – even pro-life groups – to cover abortion-inducing drugs in their insurance plans.
The Obama Administration and its allies are trying to sell the new regulation as a “compromise.”
But the regulation is nothing more than an accounting gimmick, and the truth is that Americans of conscience will still be forced to participate in coverage of abortion-inducing drugs.
This latest fig-leaf “compromise” is unacceptable – religious and moral freedom is not up for negotiation. There must be no religious ‘test’ by the government as to who, and what type of entities, are entitled to a conscience.
Government policy under our constitution, history, and statutory law has recognized the right of citizens to be free from government compulsion of conscience on such fundamental matters.
The SBA List believes the only acceptable outcome is the complete repeal of the HHS mandate and the restoration of a thriving marketplace where Americans can choose health care coverage consistent with their beliefs.
Please take immediate action by contacting your representatives: Tell President Obama and Congress that our religious and moral freedoms are not up for negotiation.