The world is in an uproar this morning; at least certain in segments of America. And why?
Because Boko Haram continues to terrorize the innocent? No.
Because 80,000+ people die every year in America because of alcohol related issues? No.
Because “The View” seems to be heading in an unavoidable downward direction? No.
It’s because the Supreme Court has said that employers are under no obligation to pay for, wait for it … birth-control!!!
Besides the fact (according to my knowledge – but I’m no Constitutional scholar mind you) that the Constitution in no way guarantees the “right” to health-care, with or without birth-control, let’s pretend that it does. How would that require someone else (the employer in this case) to pay for it even if it comes in the form, or more appropriately the “guise”, of a tax?
We are guaranteed the right to free speech – but who says that our employer or government must pay for the bullhorn so we are heard?
We are guaranteed the right to lawfully assemble – but who says that our employer or government must pay for our day off of work to do so?
We are guaranteed the right of the press’ freedom – but who says that our employer or government must pay for us to print a newspaper?
We are guaranteed the right to bear arms – but who says that our employer or the government must pay for the B.B. Gun, much the most expensive and up-to-date form of firearms?
Get the point? On and on one could go showing how the political “right” of a person does not require (a.k.a. demand) the revenue of another person, any person, much less one’s employer.
Contrary to the opinion that most would have of me by simply reading my words on this “Christian-based” website, I don’t like to paint with too broad of a brush on most issues. But I believe this issue, especially if one considers the comments that can be read on Internet news sites and blogs, seems to revolve more around whether or not certain irresponsible behaviors should be underwritten at the expense of others.