Recent Issue: Religion and Contraception
This is a topic that has sparked a lot of media and blog attention.
Religion and contraception are separate issues.
There is freedom of religion; the right to practice your religion free from government interference.
Then there is contraception and the related issue of who pays for it.
Nothing the government is proposing interferes with your freedom of religion.
The decision to use or not to use contraception is an individual choice of a woman and her partner.
This leaves who should pay for the contraception.
Contraception use is NOT a health issue. If a woman does not use contraception, her health is not put in danger. This means that health insurance providers should not be forced to pay for contraception; nor should health care providers be forced to provide contraception.
If a woman and her partner decide to use contraception, then they can pay for it.
The facts no one wants to read.
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