Some anonymous leftie at the New York Times praises Obama’s decision to trample on the human rights of religiously affiliated health care employers. The article wanders from this to weeping about those who oppose being made to pay for the recreational drugs and abortions desired by others.
Yes, birth control pills, when used for that purpose are recreational drugs, and almost all abortions are recreational procedures. They are optional, and support the pursuit of sex as a mini-vacation, purely for the fun of it.
This short editorial covers a lot of territory, moving next to the Texas rule mandating sonograms before abortions (allowing detection of ectopic pregnancies, and permitting more safety for the woman.) This regulation does not mandate that a woman be shown her sonogram, but does require that basic information be offered to her in order to support informed consent for the abortion procedure.
It is vastly amusing to see a leftist decrying “intrusion into the doctor patient relationship”. Medicare, medicaid and thousands of health care regulations are all about government standing between the patient and the physician. The vast majority of this intrusion has been at the behest of the leftists. One measure to provide for patient safety and informed consent with respect to abortion causes these same people to go ballistic.