Colbert weighs in on the ‘Contraception Crusade’ (VIDEO)

Colbert weighs in on the ‘Contraception Crusade’ (VIDEO)

Posted On: February 17, 2012
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Earlier this week on The Daily Show, Jon Stewart poked fun at the religious uproar over the Obama administration’s mandate that health insurance companies provide birth control coverage. Stephen Colbert chimed in on the debate: ”There is nothing we American Catholics enjoy more than defending the Church’s stance on contraception. It is a central tenant to our faith, as deeply held as our belief in marble, Jesus on snack food and unintentionally hot school uniforms.” He cites the Church’s Humanae Vitae Encyclical Letter, stating that “‘The transmission of human life is a most serious role in which married people collaborate freely and responsibly with God.’… so when you use contraception you are not only sinning, you are cock-blocking The Almighty.” Take a look:

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