Freedom of Religion means you can run your church as you see fit. Freedom of Worship means you can attend your church to worship, only.
This mandate will prevent you from giving help to anyone that is not a member of your religion? You cannot have religious hospitals, universities, food kitchens, or donate your missionary services to anyone that is not of your faith. Then religious hospitals, universities and social services hire and treat or educate their own faithful if they don't follow the mandate to give out contraceptives, do abortions and sterilizations in their institutions, or incur heavy fines or close their institutions? Muskegon hospitals would have to close their doors or go against their moral teachings of “pro-life."
The government defeats the Catholic institutions, then all churches are next?
This is not just contraception. This in no more religious freedom, no more food pantries or Southern mission trips — unless you attend to only people of your faith. Contraception is nothing new — wake up and see the larger picture. Do not let the government tell your churches what programs you can run or who you can help.
The Catholic Church has always taught against contraception, preventing the procreation of children. Also, the 45 million babies aborted since Roe v. Wade would have kept Social Security solvent forever as they entered the job market, paying into Social Security, and starting new companies to employ many.
— Rosa Bice, Grand Haven
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