Throughout 2012, the question of healthcare reform has dominated national news. A central point of contention? Insurance coverage for female employees’ contraceptives. Several religious groups, including the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, vocally opposed to the Obama administration’s healthcare mandate efforts, arguing that they contravened freedom of religion and forced employers to act contrary to their consciences. In this video, Fr. Thomas Reese, SJ of Georgetown University addresses several key issues relating to Catholics, the Obama Administration, and the [...]
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Time Magazine Reporter and author Amy Sullivan talks about how Catholics and Evangelicals approached the health care debate, healthcare as a “moral issue,” and how the Obama administration may have flubbed the abortion issue. Amy Sullivan attended the University of Michigan, Princeton University, and Harvard Divinity School and has written for the Washington Post, the New York Times, the New Republic, and many other publications. Sullivan and Professor Jacques Berlinerblau discuss healthcare and whether or not it is a human [...]