(This is cross-posted at LifeSiteNews.com.)
The Obama Administration has made it quite clear that we should be, in one
way or another, forking over the money for people's artificial birth control.
mandate requires employers to cover it as health care, and if they refuse
to (as many
religious-based organizations are doing), HHS has found
an end-run way of charging for them anyway. One way or another, the Obama
Administration wants to make sure that we are all paying to not make babies.
Unless you're part of a gay or lesbian couple in California who wants a baby. Taxpayers may
have to pay for that. Bill AB460 will require group insurance to cover
infertility treatments for gay and lesbian couples (as they do for heterosexual
couples). Never mind that gay and lesbian couples are by nature and definition
infertile. Never mind that this is one more health care cost we simply cannot
bear. Never mind that many people believe some infertility treatments to be
immoral and will be asked - yet again - to pay for something that offends their
conscience. We're going to have to pay; the
Coverage for the treatment of infertility shall be offered and provided
without discrimination on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability,
domestic partner status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic
information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, or sexual
Seventy year old lesbians want to have a baby? Taxpayers will have to pay
up. Fifteen year old gay couple decides they want a baby? That's right - tax
money shall be there for them.
We are in the midst of radically redefining "health care" into,
"Whatever I want that makes me feel good" and those making the laws
quite frankly do not give a darn about children, their needs, their best
interest or their rights. The government is telling us, "Whether or not
someone wants to have a baby is their business, and they can do it any way they
please. You have no voice in that. But you are going to pay for it."
Somewhere, reality became fantasy and fantasy became everyone's right and your
responsibility. We are going to be paying for birth control AND babies.
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