"There are two Affordable Care Acts. There's the legislation passed by Congress in 2009, and then there's the mythical Affordable Care Act – the perfidious 'government takeover' decried and demagogued by so many conservatives (and quite a few liberals). The former is quite popular, the latter gets decidedly mixed reviews."
Marco Rubio Writes Bill To Override Birth Control Mandate
"Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) introduced a bill on Monday that would override the Obama administration's new rule on birth control coverage and allow religious hospitals, universities, and other organizations that morally oppose contraception to refuse to cover it for their employees.
Churches and other places of worship are already exempt from the Department of Health and Human Services' mandate, which requires that most health plans cover contraception without a co-pay beginning on Aug. 1, 2013. The Religious Freedom Restoration Act, S. 2043, would expand the refusal clause to include any employer who opposes contraception 'on the basis of religious belief.'
'This is a common-sense bill that simply says the government can't force religious organizations to abandon the fundamental tenets of their faith because the government says so,' Rubio said in a statement."
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