Blunt Amendment DEFEATED! DOWN IN FLAMES!

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    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate has defeated a Republican effort to roll back President Barack Obama's policy on contraception insurance coverage.

    The measure sponsored by Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt, a Republican, was defeated 51-48. The measure, an amendment to a pending transportation bill, would have allowed employers and insurers to opt out of portions of the president's health care law they found morally objectionable. That would have included the law's requirement that insurers cover the costs of birth control.

    Republicans said it was a matter of freedom of religion; Democrats said it was an assault on women's rights and could be used to cancel virtually any part of the law.
    Bill to reverse Obama birth control policy defeated in Senate


    EVERY SINGLE REPUBLICAN VOTED FOR THIS!
    EVERY SINGLE ONE!

    You think this won't come back and bite you on the hinder later on?
    Think again.

    EVERY SINGLE REPUBLICAN SENATOR just said it was cool for ANY business to deny their employees ANY MEDICAL TREATMENT their employees PAY THEIR INSURANCE PREMIUMS FOR !

    Thank GOD this legislative TURD went down to defeat.
    Asking corporations to make MORAL DECISIONS about their employee's health.
    Only insurance company executives and their leashed whores would think this is a good idea.
     
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    In bold?

    It is BS like that that comes with everyone of your posts as the reason I see you as an immature, illiterate child.

    If that is your take on the GOP position, then you have the listening and reading comprehension skills of a thimble.
     
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    Not exactly "flames". It's no surprise that the democrat majority led by Harry Reid in the senate would vote against freedom of religion since Reid used graft and bribes, corruption and threats to get Obamacare passed in the first place.
     
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    Contraception isn't "medical treatment", you imbecile.
     
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    Thank you Senator Reid (D) :)
     
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    actually, it referred to any medical treatment or other medical items that conflict with the morals of the business owner.

    In essence, the GOP does not believe that government should force anyone to act outside of their own moral standards.

    To be frank, I cant see why any liberal would want the government be allowed to do it.
     
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    Oh, really.
    Perhaps you can point out what part of what I said that was untrue?

    WOULD the Blunt Amendment have allowed employers to deny medical procedures their EMPLOYEES HAD PAID THEIR PREMIUMS FOR??

    Yes or no?

    It's just that simple.


    Here's the argument you CONZ are making...

    “This issue gets right at the heart of who we are as a people,” said Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell (R) of Kentucky, in an opening floor speech on Thursday. “It is not in the power of the federal government to tell anybody what to believe or to punish them for practicing those beliefs,” he added.

    Golly...I guess this means I get my taxes back that went to support the Iraq war then?

    Do you see how PROFOUNDLY RETARDED that position is?
    ANYONE could claim a "moral exemption" from ANYTHING they don't like. And what's the standard for qualifying for a "moral objection"? A person's statement ?

    This isn't a first amendment issue any more than my Aunt Sally. That CONZ try to desperately frame it as such, only goes to show how DESPERATE they are to motivate their base, which is suffering from teabagging fatigue and a dismal choice of out of touch candidates.
     
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    Who was paying for the insurance?
    The employees.
    Who was making the medical decisions?
    The Employer.

    At least with the government, I have a SAY in who makes the decision.

    I guess CONZ are content with letting corporations make medical decisions for them. Funny they talk about government taking away their freedoms, then turn around and hand them over without a struggle to an entity they have no control over.
     
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    Listen up skippy....

    No employee would have paid a dam penny for coverage his/her employer didnt want to offer.

    Freaking child...you are such a tool and a fool....unfreakingbelievable.
     
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    Read the amendment dumbass.
    It would have covered ANY MEDICAL PROCEDURE.
    Breast cancer screening. Colon cancer screening. ANYTHING.

    That you come here and speak as if you know what you are talking about when it is all too apparently that you are, in fact an imbecile, shows just how good your analytical skills are and the extent to which they should be trusted by anyone.
     

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