The pope, the pill and the court
By Malcolm Potts
An excerpt from the L.A. Times:
Last week, the Supreme Court ruled that a group of Colorado nuns will not be required to offer contraceptive coverage to employees while pursuing its legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act.
The nuns’ action highlights the misunderstandings and theological errors behind the Vatican’s condemnation of what it terms “artificial contraception.” And it also overlooks an important medical point: The nuns might have something to gain from taking oral contraceptives.
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