“Stand With the Nuns in Support of Birth Control."
This startling statement is the name of a petition to be presented to the Supreme Court this month when it hears the cases of Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood. The owners of those two companies have religious objections to the HHS mandate to provide sterilization and contraceptive coverage to all employees. Some of the “contraceptives” covered can also cause an early abortion.
Behind the petition is a group that calls itself the National Coalition of American Nuns (NCAN) and claims to have 2,000 members.
Okay, not so fast: The NCAN is really a paper organization started in 1969 and now made up of a handful of sisters. Furthermore, the...READ MORE