One More Point on Conscience & Obamacare

by Ramesh Ponnuru

Let’s pretend for a moment that the administration really has made a serious accommodation to its critics. It remains the case that on its interpretation of the law, it has the power to force almost all employers to cover abortion in their insurance plans, including employers who have strong moral or religious objections to it. It believes it has that power even if it has the good sense, or enough understanding of politics, to refrain from exercising it. That’s a reason to change the law.