Protecting Individuals vs. Institutions

The Christian Science Monitor‘s View of Dec. 10, “Balancing health and faith,” concludes that the Affordable Care Act overreaches in mandating that religious-based employers offering secular services provide contraceptive services as part of employee health insurance.

This debate is about basic respect for individuals’ moral agency to make decisions about their sexual and reproductive health without government interference or legal restrictions. As part of our nation’s commitment to church-state separation, there can be no room for government privileging the teachings of one religion over another on any part of health-care access.

Read the full letter to the Christian Science Monitor by Religious Institute Director of Outreach and Communication Michael Cobb, at this link.

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