By Sister Mary Ann Walsh
U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
Catholic bishops have urged the government to reform our ailing health care system for decades. To do this, the House and Senate have now passed bills with this aim, bills that must be reconciled into one final bill. But the present state of affairs is enough to make you sick. The gamesmanship in Congress relates more to politics than health and has created serious problems. Despite the bishops' desire for health care reform, the proposed bills could turn the bishops from allies into opponents. So far, health care reform it is not.
Sr. Walsh specifies five problems with the bills:
1) Paying for abortionRead the entire article here.
2) Conscience rights
3) Basic fairness issues
4) Risk to overall health
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