Sen. Ted Cruz today accused President Obama of continuing his war on the Catholic Church by “trying to force nuns to violate their beliefs at altar of Obamacare.”
Pres. Obama continues war on Catholic Church by trying to force nuns to violate their beliefs at altar of Obamacare: http://t.co/PGjHrpiOyp
— Senator Ted Cruz (@SenTedCruz) September 9, 2014
The nuns in question are the Little Sisters of the Poor, who received an injunction from the Supreme Court in January relieving them from signing government forms authorizing and instructing their benefits administrator to provide contraceptives, sterilization and drugs and devices that may cause abortions. Today, however, the Obama administration said it would resume its legal action against the Little Sisters.
The Obama administration has renewed its attempt to force a Catholic religious order, the Little Sisters of the Poor, to comply with the HHS abortion mandate. The mandate compels religious groups to pay for birth control and drugs that may cause abortions.
The Obama administration announced today it will continue its legal battle against the Little Sisters of the Poor, a religious order of nuns dedicated to serving the neediest elderly in society. This comes despite the fact that the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Hobby Lobby and another company in their bid to stop the HHS mandate.
The government is still trying to force the nuns to either violate their deeply held religious convictions or pay crippling fines to the IRS.
@LifeNewsHQ This is pathetic and shameful. Our government officials are little better than jack-booted thugs in three-piece suits.
— David Ross (@djross95) September 9, 2014
— R.O.C.K. in the ? (@ROCKInTheUSSA) September 9, 2014
— Lynn A (@lantink) September 9, 2014
@LifeNewsHQ Too bad the President doesn't go after Terrorists the same way he hunts down people of conscience.
— Lillian Smith (@ioff10dream) September 9, 2014
— CV-19 free Patriot ?? (@SonyaSkelton) September 9, 2014
@LifeNewsHQ This president has more than a prioritization problem. The Little Sisters REALLY, that's big on your plate Mr President?
— Katscheve (@katscheve) September 9, 2014
@LifeNewsHQ … Calling all Catholics, it's time to take the gloves off and take this fight all the way to the end!
— Ed Bonchak (@EBonchak) September 9, 2014
— John Swinford (@AG2Pearl) September 9, 2014