Dear Linda May,
We need your help. As you know, on February 10, the
Obama Administration made final the U.S. Health and
Human Services' rule on women's preventative
services including a mandate for contraceptive
coverage "without change;" delayed enforcement for a
year against religious nonprofits that were still
not exempted (e.g. Catholic charities, hospitals,
and colleges); and promised to develop more
regulations to "accommodate" them by the end of that
additional year. But the promised "accommodation"
still forces Catholic institutions like NCCW to pay
for "services" that violate our religious
The National Council of Catholic Women is working
closely with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops
to support legislation to correct the mandate's
threats to religious liberty and conscience rights.
This is the time when the voice of Catholic women
needs to be heard loud and clear. With your support,
NCCW can continue our advocacy work on Capitol Hill
and our efforts to be active and engaged as leaders.
We want to be a part of the solution. With your
contribution, we will help stop this attack on
religious liberty and our freedom to serve those in
Please contribute to NCCW today and ensure that your
voice is heard. All contributions are thankfully
accepted. Click here to make your contribution
www.nccw2.org/register/registration. Or send
your donation today to NCCW Special Appeal, 200
North Glebe Road, Suite 725, Arlington, VA 22203.
And if you know others who might want to add their
voices to NCCW efforts, please feel free to forward
God bless you,