Boehner Vows to Fight Contraception Rule
WASHINGTON — Speaker John A. Boehner on Wednesday stepped into the escalating political battle over a new Obama administration rule requiring health insurance plans — including those provided by Catholic universities and charities — to offer birth control to women free of charge, saying that House Republicans would push legislation to challenge the policy.
Mr. Boehner, a practicing Catholic who has been an outspoken critic of policies that he believes infringe on religious beliefs and freedoms, took the House floor to outline his views on the health rule and the remedy he will seek in a rare appearance by the speaker during the daily period when rank-and-file members are permitted to speak for one minute on pet issues.
I can’t even think of any adjectives vile enough to encompass my disdain for this man.
The second paragraph is a bit wrong. It should start like this - Mr. Boehner, a practicing Catholic who has been an outspoken critic of policies that he believes infringe on his concept of Catholic religious beliefs and freedoms…