The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh has won a federal lawsuit that makes all Catholic institutions exempt from the Affordable Care Act.
The Affordable Care Act has caused an uproar of late and now the Archdiocese of Pittsburgh is heading to court to fight against the law.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh say the federal government is trying to remove First Amendment religious protections from church-related schools and charities “for the first time in history” by mandating contraception and abortion coverage for employees.
Consider the economy, the job market, the recent horrendous occurrences in the Middle East before voting for a person because of his race, his social-issue promises, or any other rather selfish reasons.
With this grueling presidential contest heading into the final days, President Barack Obama and former Mass. Gov Mitt Romney are getting in touch with their softer side as polls show women voters could be the ones to determine the outcome.
The basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican’s are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.
Congressman Akin’s comments are unconscionable and while Congressman Akin owns the words that came from his mouth, the sentiment and his policy goals are shared by both Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, despite their statements today.
KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek talks to the director of the Religious Freedom Project Tom Farr.
NewsRadio 1020 KDKA’s Mike Pintek talks with renowned Catholic theologian Michael Novak, author of Living the Call: An Introduction to the Lay Vocation, about where the Catholic Church stands in the 21st century.