Comment on Supreme Court decision on healthcare act by Catholic theologian Dr. Nancy Dallavalle, chair of Department of Religious Studies at Fairfield University

Image: Nancy Dallavalle"Today's Supreme Court decision upholding the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act is good news for Catholics, who care for the common good as a religious value. As a Catholic, I look to the Obama administration, as it considers the parameters of the religious exemption, to address the reasonable concerns of Catholic institutions in a way that will seal this important victory for broadened access to health care for all Americans."

Nancy Dallavalle, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Religious Studies
Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut

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Posted on June 28, 2012

Vol. 44, No. 325

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