Life On the Web - February 16, 2012

By Lowell Highby

Date: Feb 16, 2012

Category: General

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Video: LCMS President comments on birth control mandate - In response to President Obama's recent announcement about an "accommodation" to a previous mandate that health plans must cover all forms of birth control, the Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod (LCMS), says the church remains "deeply concerned." The LCMS strongly objects to birth control that can work post-conception to cause the death of a developing child. 

Video: Harrison Speaks Before House Committee - LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison appeared before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on Thursday, Feb. 16., to discuss the recent U. S. Health and Human Services Ruling  regarding contraceptives. On behalf of the LCMS, Harrison spoke to the issue violating citizens’ freedom of religion and freedom of conscience.

Audio: Listen to the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children's Christine Hudson speak out against secret birth control implants for schoolgirls in England.

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