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Why is it that the same people who say the government shouldn't be in their bedrooms or thier "vaginas" also back the govt in forcing religions to fund birth control? Are they trying to have it both ways?

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Asked by JTROX at 11:01 AM on Jul. 18, 2012 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Short answer? Yes, they are.

    Answer by adnilm at 11:02 AM on Jul. 18, 2012

  • It's religious based BUSINESSES,not forcing religious people to take it
    People should be able to have their BC pills paid for by their insurance. Are you aware that Viagra is funded,but not BC pills? How much sense does that make?
    Not everyone that works for these businesses follow THAT religion

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 11:55 AM on Jul. 18, 2012

  • Viagra is not a birth control, it is used to correct a medical condition. That would be why it makes sense. If a medicine that is used for birth control is being used for a medical condition, not for birth control, it is covered. When someone CHOOSES to work for a religious institution, they should be aware there may be policies based on that religion. The person is still able to use birth control. No one is stopping that.

    Comment by JTROX (original poster) at 12:45 PM on Jul. 18, 2012

  • They absolutely are trying to have it both ways. If you work for a religious organization then you should expect to abide by their rules. If you don't like it then quit and go somewhere else to work. They did not force you to take the job so why should you be allowed to force them to break their belief.

    Answer by baconbits at 1:07 PM on Jul. 18, 2012

  • Kinda looks like it, doesn't it?

    Answer by QuinnMae at 1:10 PM on Jul. 18, 2012

  • you cant get a consistent birth control method (pills, iud, ring) without a prescription which requires a doctor which requires insurance...that doesnt cover the birth control. either these methods need to be covered by insurance or they should no longer require a prescription/doctor. also, it would help if the pills werent $75 a pop.

    churches dont like it, start paying taxes.

    Answer by okmanders at 1:22 PM on Jul. 18, 2012

  • Yep.

    Answer by AllAboutKeeley at 1:30 PM on Jul. 18, 2012

  • Are you forgetting that birth control pills are not just prescribed for people who want to avoid pregnancy? There are legitimate medical conditions that are treated with birth control pills.

    Answer by Sebbiemama at 3:30 PM on Jul. 18, 2012

  • And if religious based businesses truly want to operate outside of the government interference, then they shouldn't ask for any funding or support from the government either. Sorry, sounds like the religious organizations are the ones who want it both ways.

    Answer by Sebbiemama at 3:40 PM on Jul. 18, 2012

  • Silly girl, of course they are.

    Answer by Dardenella at 3:48 PM on Jul. 18, 2012

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