Obama's rules of enragement - the HHS Mandate "accommodation"

Family Research Council/August 5, 2014 --

When the Obama administration talks about a mandate "accommodation," you can be sure the only thing they're accommodating is their radical agenda. A month after the Supreme Court gave ObamaCare one of its biggest black eyes, the President's team is back at the drawing board, desperate to find a new way to force family businesses and nonprofits to violate their pro-life convictions.

After three years of legal wrangling over the HHS mandate, the Supreme Court's opinion in the Hobby Lobby-Conestoga Wood case was supposed to settle the matter, ruling in favor of religious freedom and against the heavy hand of government. Unfortunately, it looks like the only opinion the Obama administration is interested in is its own. In the weeks since the decision came down, the President's team has poured its energy into new ways to avoid the Court's opt-out for companies with moral objections to pills that can end or prevent a pregnancy. In the past, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius offered a placebo, an "accommodation" for religious groups that used fancy accounting gimmicks to hide the reality that these nonprofits were still paying for drugs that violated their beliefs -- just through an intermediary.

The trick may have fooled the media, but it certainly didn't pass the sniff test with the hundreds of universities, charities, and other organizations subject to the President's shell game. As the White House explained it, this "olive branch" was supposed to alleviate the concerns of organizations like Catholic Charities, hospitals, or colleges who are forced to provide life-destroying drugs against their will or pay the price. But in practice, the religious groups would still have to pay for the "health care" they oppose, but through a third-party.

Now the administration is resorting to the same scam, hinting that it might use this same approach with family businesses as a way of bypassing the Court's ruling....

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