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U.S. Bishop’s statement on proposed health care legislation:
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is examining very closely the new Senate “discussion draft” introduced today and will provide more detailed comments soon.
It must be made clear now, however, that this proposal retains many of the fundamental defects of the House of Representatives-passed health care legislation, and even further compounds them. It is precisely the detrimental impact on the poor and vulnerable that makes the Senate draft unacceptable as written.
An acceptable health care system provides access to all, regardless of their means, and at all stages of life. Such a health care system must protect conscience rights, as well as extend to immigrant families. Continue reading “Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time”