Legislative Harassment

Human beings are constantly trying to change reality.  I don’t object to this characteristic.  In fact, I’ve spent a good deal of my life opposing some of the worst realities of the species:  war, poverty, racism, sex discrimination, environmental destruction.  What I have never tried to do is diminish anyone’s constitutional rights.  But this is the chosen work of some in this country when it comes to women’s control of their reproductive processes.

When Conscience Rules

The legal cases filed against the Affordable Care Act requirements that health insurance include contraceptive coverage have opened, potentially, a Pandora’s Box.  The Catholic order of nuns – Little Sisters of the Poor – object to having to provide such health insurance to their employees at nursing homes that the religious order operates.  Likewise, Hobby Lobby Stores and Conestoga Wood Specialties, and as many as 4