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Obama: we passed ObamaCare so college students can have free contraceptives
Life Side News ^ | Oct 09, 2012 | Kirsten Andersen

Posted on 10/10/2012 8:30:48 AM PDT by IbJensen

(Obama with Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius.)

FAIRFAX, Virginia, October 9, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – President Barack Obama told an audience of campaign supporters at George Mason University last Friday that free contraceptives for college students was the reason “why we passed” his healthcare reform law.

Citing the ‘preventive services’ mandate that requires healthcare plans to provide sterilization, contraception and abortion-inducing drugs to women free of charge, Obama said, “I don’t think a college student in Fairfax or Charlottesville should have to choose between text books or the preventive care that she needs. That’s why we passed this law. And I am proud of it. It was the right thing to do. And we are going to keep it.”

Obama stressed the role of contraception in balancing the ObamaCare budget, saying, “It’s good for our health care system in general because we know the overall cost of care is lower when women have access to contraceptive services.”

Obama with Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius

According to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, whose office issued the birth control mandate, the expected reduction in the number of pregnancies will compensate for the increased cost to insurance companies for the free contraception.

Obama also claimed the health benefits of the birth control mandate extend beyond the prevention of pregnancy. “Doctors prescribe [the pill], not only for family planning but as a way to reduce the risk of ovarian and other cancers,” he said. While long-term oral contraceptive use has been linked to somewhat reduced occurrences of ovarian cancer, it has also been linked to significant increases in the risk of cervical, liver and breast cancers. The birth control pill has been categorized as a Group 1 carcinogen by the World Health Organization (WHO), alongside other toxic substances such as asbestos, mustard gas, and tobacco.

Obama attacked his opponent in the U.S. Presidential race, Mitt Romney, for supporting the Catholic Church and other conscientious objectors to the preventive services mandate, who argue that it violates their freedom of religion to force faithful employers to pay for procedures they believe are intrinsically immoral. Many Catholics have demanded a “conscience clause” to allow employers to follow their religious convictions and refuse to pay for sterilizations and contraceptives. However, with President Obama’s support, HHS Secretary Sebelius has vigorously opposed any kind of opt-out.

“Let me tell you something, Virginia,” Obama said, “I don’t think your boss should control the care you get. I don’t think insurance companies should control the care you get. I definitely don’t think politicians on Capitol Hill should control the care you get. We’ve seen some of their attitudes, we’ve read about those.”

“I think there is one person who gets to make decisions about your health care,” said Obama, “that’s you.”

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said in a statement earlier this year, “This is not about access to contraception, which is ubiquitous and inexpensive, even when it is not provided by the Church’s hand and with the Church’s funds. This is not about the religious freedom of Catholics only, but also of those who recognize that their cherished beliefs may be next on the block. This is not about the Bishops somehow ‘banning contraception,’ when the U.S. Supreme Court took that issue off the table two generations ago. Indeed, this is not about the Church wanting to force anybody to do anything; it is instead about the federal government forcing the Church—consisting of its faithful and all but a few of its institutions—to act against Church teachings.”

Watch the video (at the link).


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: bhohealthcare; democrats; elections; evilobamaregime; fairfaxcounty; fumigatethewhitehut; generationy; gmu; obama; obamacare; obamatruthfile; promiscuity; sebelius; sexgovernment; va2012; youthvote
How stupid of students to sit through these inane comments by this phony a$$wipe, with the equally phony past-middle-aged broad who is called the secretary of HHS. She gets a vicarious kick, apparently, of immersing herself into the politics of sex!

Until now, I don't think there ever has been a society that chemically or physically altered its young girls so they could be used as "safe" sex partners.

1 posted on 10/10/2012 8:31:02 AM PDT by IbJensen
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To: IbJensen

“... free contraceptives for college students was the reason “why we passed” his healthcare reform law.”

Really?

So, the reason Obamacare was passed is ‘conditional’... depending on who “O” is trying to con THIS WEEK!!!!


2 posted on 10/10/2012 8:36:14 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: IbJensen

A trillion dollars and the destruction of the greatest medical care in the world for condoms?


3 posted on 10/10/2012 8:36:55 AM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: IbJensen

Really, was that the purpose of a 2700 page law establishing multiple boards, intrusive regulations of all aspects of health insurance, and regressive taxes?

Well, it makes more sense than “to help the uninsured” as a reason for passing a law levying regressive taxes on the uninsured. Of course, it would have been a lot simpler and cheaper to pass a law funding a government program to give out free contraceptives to college students at taxpayer expense if that was the purpose.


4 posted on 10/10/2012 8:39:03 AM PDT by The_Reader_David (And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know...)
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To: IbJensen

It’s really about STDs - the great unreported epidemic among people that age.
When I was a 20-something in the 60s, NOBODY worried about medical insurance.

I troll undercover on a site where there are a lot of folks like this, and STDs are the reason they’re so anxious about medical insurance.


5 posted on 10/10/2012 8:41:33 AM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: IbJensen

Back when I was growing up, we were taught not to engage in sex before marriage.


6 posted on 10/10/2012 8:42:35 AM PDT by patriotsblood
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To: SMARTY

When I was in college I think our student newspaper would have gone broke without those full-page ads for the Today Sponge...


7 posted on 10/10/2012 8:52:07 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: IbJensen
Fear Not! It's Rubber-Man To The Rescue!


8 posted on 10/10/2012 8:58:05 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Obamaspeak: An army of pompous phrases marching across the landscape in search of an idea.)
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To: IbJensen
Until now, I don't think there ever has been a society that chemically or physically altered its young girls so they could be used as "safe" sex partners.

Good observation. Brave New World, eh?

9 posted on 10/10/2012 8:58:54 AM PDT by Fido969
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To: IbJensen


10 posted on 10/10/2012 9:04:20 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Obamaspeak: An army of pompous phrases marching across the landscape in search of an idea.)
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To: IbJensen

since when is it hte government’s job to pay for stuff for peopel to get their funk on? I like Caffein,e Caffeine gets me goign and keeps me going- without it I’m nothing, so apparently, accordign to the government who thinks they shoudl pay for things we like, I should be reimbersed for all the caffeine I drink? It’s a health issue- without it I’m not as alert- and an ‘accident could ghappen’- so think of it as preventative healthcvare-

What is the reasonign behind the government paying someone else’s birth control tab? What is their htought process? “Well, they’re goign to do it anywaysd, and they aren’t goign to stop- so the government needs to step in and make sure they do it safely or to prevent children’? What hte hell kind of reasonign is that? The government FALSELY screams abotu ‘seperation of church and state’ but it shoudl be seperation of bedroom and state-


11 posted on 10/10/2012 9:05:19 AM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: Proud2BeRight

[[A trillion dollars and the destruction of the greatest medical care in the world for condoms?]]

Mitt shoudl jum all over this sayign just hwat you said- Use the president’s own words agaisnt him seeings how the mainstream media won’t- the MSM has to invent thigns abotu mitt- but obama is on record saying crap liek htis asnd the msm is silent


12 posted on 10/10/2012 9:10:01 AM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: IbJensen

This moron is so unequivocally full of sh!/ I’ve given up attempting to process the nonsense that drools out of his mouth.


13 posted on 10/10/2012 9:11:35 AM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Thought Puzzle: Describe Islam without using the phrase "mental disorder" more than four times.)
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To: IbJensen

Why do we need free contraceptives? We’ve been paying for them for decades - make that centuries.


14 posted on 10/10/2012 9:17:16 AM PDT by popdonnelly (The first priority is get Obama out of the White House.)
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To: Proud2BeRight

“A trillion dollars and the destruction of the greatest medical care in the world for condoms?.......”

You forgot to include the First Amendment to the US Constitution!


15 posted on 10/10/2012 9:17:27 AM PDT by Gumdrop
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To: Psycho_Bunny

Claiming govt stuff is “free”... Analogous to us each pointing a gun to our neighbor’s head and demanding he solve the problems in our own life.

This is coercion, not freedom.


16 posted on 10/10/2012 9:17:35 AM PDT by mwl8787
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To: IbJensen

“I don’t think your boss should control the care you get. I don’t think insurance companies should control the care you get. I definitely don’t think politicians on Capitol Hill should control the care you get.”

Of course not. You think the government should control it.


17 posted on 10/10/2012 9:18:50 AM PDT by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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To: IbJensen

the expected reduction in the number of pregnancies will compensate for the increased cost to insurance companies for the free contraception. .......Part of the Muslim assault, lower the birth rate for civilized Western society and “ We will conquer from the womb.” Make no mistake. At all.


18 posted on 10/10/2012 9:22:23 AM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: Magic Fingers

Actually, according to 0bamacare, a secret panel (IPAB) of unelected, unaccountable bureaucrats should control it.


19 posted on 10/10/2012 9:22:35 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: nascarnation

“I troll undercover on a site where there are a lot of folks like this”


I hope you have. . er. . . protection . .


20 posted on 10/10/2012 9:24:06 AM PDT by freedomlover
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To: IbJensen
“I don’t think a college student in Fairfax or Charlottesville should have to choose between text books or the preventive care that she needs.

I read this and swore I was reading satire.

What a preposterous statement. What an imbecile!

21 posted on 10/10/2012 9:27:08 AM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1)
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To: popdonnelly

College students have no trouble finding money for beer or drugs. If a college girl can’t find a guy willing to pay for a condom to have sex, she has bigger problems than contraception.

Just sayin’


22 posted on 10/10/2012 9:38:22 AM PDT by No Socialist
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To: IbJensen

Would have been CHEAPER and BETTER to just give them the
9 dollars per month.................


23 posted on 10/10/2012 9:42:20 AM PDT by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: freedomlover

The truth of FR is all the protection I need, LOL.

Trying to plant some seeds of conservative thought where I can in the mushy minds of America’s 20-somethings.

Four years ago Baraq was a God to them.
Now, not so much.


24 posted on 10/10/2012 9:44:56 AM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: IbJensen

Zero is the best argument in the world for contraception/abortion. Actually, the only one I can think of. He’s such a waste of space.


25 posted on 10/10/2012 9:46:55 AM PDT by Monkey Face (If you didn't know how old you are, how old would you be?)
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To: IbJensen

Too bad they didn’t have Kennedycare when Obama’s mama was in school. She could have prevented the little Communist from coming into the world.


26 posted on 10/10/2012 9:47:21 AM PDT by Harley (Those that don't engage in politics are destined to be governed by inferiors. -Plato)
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To: IbJensen

Never mind the students — there are many here, claiming to be “conservatives” who will stay home, vote third party and let Obamacare be fully implemented, because they are sulking over Romney being the Republican nominee.


27 posted on 10/10/2012 10:17:10 AM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: IbJensen
Sounds like the makings of another great ad for R&R.

Obama's own words are the gifts that keep on giving!

Hey, Obama, nothing the government provides is free. Somebody is paying for it ... with their tax dollars.

28 posted on 10/10/2012 10:35:36 AM PDT by mellow velo (Oxymorons: jumbo shrimp, rap music, liberal think-tank)
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To: IbJensen
Until now, I don't think there ever has been a society that chemically or physically altered its young girls so they could be used as "safe" sex partners.
29 posted on 10/10/2012 10:40:47 AM PDT by AFPhys ((Praying for our troops, our citizens, that the Bible and Freedom become basis of the US law again))
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To: IbJensen

These people are pure evil.


30 posted on 10/10/2012 10:46:52 AM PDT by Marathoner (If the bastard were to win reelection, let America burn. IDGAF anymore.)
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To: workerbee

Yet there are millions who will vote for this piece of Chicago sewer scum and millions more who will wail for bi-partisanship. There is no way I would want to cave in and accommodate the evil ones who call themselves ‘progressives’ ‘moderates’ or ‘liberals’!


31 posted on 10/11/2012 4:21:34 PM PDT by IbJensen (Since light travels faster than sound, some people appear bright until you hear them speak.)
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To: popdonnelly

Many deny that muslims have contributed much to science and the betterment of mankind.

In the 16th century a muslim found that the lower intestine of a sheep made an excellent condom. In the later 1800’s a slight improvement was made to the condom idea by removing the intestine from the animal.


32 posted on 10/11/2012 4:26:03 PM PDT by IbJensen (Since light travels faster than sound, some people appear bright until you hear them speak.)
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