Catholic Laity Fed Up With U.S. Bishops’ View of Birth Control

The New York Times/CBS News polling released this week backed up what most of us already knew: The majority of Americans (65 percent) support the ruling by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to include no-copay birth control in employee insurance plans. Fifty-nine percent believe that religiously-affiliated employers such as hospitals and universities should be expected to comply with this policy. This includes many Catholics.