E.J. Dionne writes in the Washington Post about the challenges facing the Obama Administration with regard to its relations with the Catholic Church in light of the recent HHS ruling on health care coverage for contraceptives under ObamaCare.
By E.J. Dionne Jr., Published: November 23
Any time the Obama administration touches issues related to the Roman Catholic Church, it seems to wind up in a rhetorical and moral crossfire that leaves all involved wounded and angry. This is what’s happening in the battle over how contraception should be covered under the new health-care law.Partly because it mishandled the issue at the outset, the Obama team seems destined either to leave supporters in the reproductive-rights community irate or to put the president’s Catholic sympathizers in a much weakened position. Read the Full Article.