Topic: Catholic Health Association
Health insurance program's new rule on contraceptive coverage, after Obama's compromise for religious groups, will have no other changes, says White House chief of staff. But US Catholic bishops say they will still challenge health insurance plan in the courts.
Under fire from Catholic bishops and others, the Obama administration had to backtrack on contraception and health insurance. But many Catholics differ with the church hierarchy over birth control.
Gay rights activists cheered Obama's memo on hospital visitation rights, but the president faces increasing tension with constituencies who helped elect him and expected faster results.
04/16/2010 06:59 pm
The coalition of Catholics and anti-abortion advocates that has opposed healthcare reform – saying it could allow federal funds for abortion – is slowly splintering.
03/18/2010 08:45 pm
Still not a big fan of President Obama's healthcare bill, Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich on Wednesday said he would vote yes for the legislation.
03/17/2010 04:44 pm
President Obama struck agreements with insurers, doctors, drug companies, and hospitals to keep them from turning against healthcare reform. What are they?
11/06/2009 12:00 am
He has not insisted that an overhaul include a public insurance option... or else. But on Tuesday he reiterated his preference for that approach.
07/07/2009 01:00 am
But it's unclear if the Freedom of Choice Act imperils a doctor's right not to perform the procedure.
12/05/2008 12:00 am