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(The Raw Story)   Not news: Catholic hospital chain beats malpractice suit. Irony: By declaring that fetuses aren't people   ( divider line
    More: Interesting, hospital system, malpractice suit, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, St. Thomas, fetus, sanctity of life, Kentucky Attorney General, malpractice  
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9283 clicks; posted to Main » on 24 Jan 2013 at 6:31 PM (4 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2013-01-24 06:38:36 PM  
7 votes:
Hell just called. They need a Zamboni.
2013-01-24 07:23:34 PM  
4 votes:

They see me pope-in', they hatin'
2013-01-24 07:48:11 PM  
3 votes:
Then Jesus said to them, "Give to Caesar what is Caesar's and to God what is God's." And they were amazed at him. - Mark 12:17

They gave the baby back to God and kept the money for themselves.
No harm, no foul.
2013-01-24 06:41:52 PM  
3 votes:

fusillade762: Well, they're correct. Hypocritical, but correct.
2013-01-24 07:11:58 PM  
2 votes:
Not news: Catholic hospital chain beats malpractice suit. Irony: By declaring that fetuses aren't people

That's okay. Neither are Catholics.
2013-01-24 09:28:45 PM  
1 vote:

JadedRaverLA: kronicfeld: fusillade762: Hypocritical

You can simultaneously believe in the proper application of existing law and believe that the same existing law should be changed in some way. That is not hypocritical.

Well, in the Catholic Church's case, they very much advocate violating the law (not providing contraception coverage, etc.), as their position on the issue is essentially that God's law specifically trumps man's law on the issue of life.

That said, unless the Catholic Church is actually running the medical malpractice insurance company (which there's no indication of), then its really not up to them to determine the defense in this case. The insurance company, who would be paying out any judgment, supplies the attorneys and mounts the defense. The insured party does NOT get final say in their own defense in these cases.

So, a third party malpractice insurance is able to disregard a Catholic teaching in favor of industry and legal standards, but if a third party health insurance does the same, its socialism and evil and a violation of the Churches 1st amendment right. Got it.
2013-01-24 07:18:05 PM  
1 vote:
Their hypocrisy truly knows no bounds
2013-01-24 07:17:52 PM  
1 vote:
2013-01-24 07:03:02 PM  
1 vote:
A chain of Catholic Hospitals has beaten a malpractice lawsuit by saying that fetuses are not equivalent to human lives. According to the Colorado Independent, in the death of a 31-year-old woman carrying twin fetuses, Catholic Health Initiatives' attorneys argued that in cases of wrongful death, the term "person" only applies to individuals born alive, and not to those who die in utero.

Lori Stodghill was seven months pregnant with twin boys on the day she died. The Independent reported that on New Year's Day 2006 in Cañon City, Colorado, Stodghill was admitted to the Emergency Room at St. Thomas More Hospital complaining of nausea, vomiting and shortness of breath. She lost consciousness as she was being wheeled into an exam room and ER staff were unable to resuscitate her.

You know, i thought that the time was here for me, when i couldn't hate on lawyers and the church anymore than i do now. But i guess i was wrong. It must be nice to point down at the masses and say shiat like "you cant use birth control..because thats MURDER OF A LIVING BEING OF GOD" , but then have your hack lawyers turn around and say that a seven month baby is a fetus. To avoid paying money in a lawsuit. You hide pedophiles that work in the church by moving them around and covering up the incidents, and paying off the victims, telling them to shut up, here is your cash. You tell people that they shouldn't use birth control, because thats a SIN, even when it prevents STD'S that cause death, and unwanted births, esp to those who cant afford another kid. You would rather see them live in abject poverty with nothing, rather than see them use common sense to control the number of kids they have. If they DO use it, you excommunicate them, and in your mind, this sends them to hell automatically. Nice. fark you too. You point fingers at homosexuals and other people who don't share your dogma and buy your bullshiat, and say they are heathens and cannot attend your church, as they are hellbound sinners. So it seems to me, that you change the rules for your own best interest. How can you say on one hand, NO ABORTIONS, and then have your scumbag hacks say that 2 7 month old babies are "fetuses" and not people yet. facepalms. Nice turn around to save your ass money. And that is what this whole thing is about isn't it? Cash, power, and control. i would rather be drug behind a truck naked over gravel before i set foot in your money grubbing idolatrous buildings. Oh, and btw, your "holy" pope is no more holy than the end of my big toe. "God" doesn't talk to him, he is just a man, spewing out the same draconian dogma that they have been vomiting on the people for centuries, and if you are stupid enough to buy his bullshiat, and be controlled by the church, you are a sad example of yet another "sheep" that is incapable of thinking for yourself, and would rather be led around by your wallet than have to think at all about what you believe, or who you're following. fark you church, you're all full of shiat, and out for NO 1.

/end rant.
2013-01-24 07:01:46 PM  
1 vote:

gameshowhost: GAT_00: So, who wants to get a faux religious group up and running protesting them?  You could rake in a whole lot of money from stupid people "running" it.

I hear it's more profitable to simply get one up and running, without protesting another.


My wife won't let me start a religion even when I point out how ridiculously profitable Scientology is.

"You wanta make real money, you gotta start a religion." - L. Ron Hubbard
2013-01-24 06:56:13 PM  
1 vote:

nekom: I find it hard to be outraged by this.  Just because they don't agree with the law, that's no reason not to use it to one's advantage in court.

Outraged? No. But it does show a certain lack of conviction. If you believe in something, you should believe in it even when it doesn't suit your needs. When you disregard your beliefs just because it is now working against you, that's hypocritical. Smart business sense, but hypocritical.
2013-01-24 06:47:14 PM  
1 vote:
Ahhhh... If there is one thing I just LOVE, it's warm smell of burning hypocrisy in the evening. "Life begins at conception! Or even before conception, so you can't even use birth control! A fetus is ALIVE and a PERSON! Oh, unless it's going to cost us money. Then, you know... fark them. Fetus isn't alive."

So... so beautiful.
2013-01-24 06:42:38 PM  
1 vote:
Hard-on for money > Hard-on for kids > Hard-on for fetuses
2013-01-24 06:39:43 PM  
1 vote:
True. They are not people, but man are they tasty. A biatchewy, though. Especially the dark meat ones...
2013-01-24 06:38:02 PM  
1 vote:

fusillade762: Hypocritical

You can simultaneously believe in the proper application of existing law and believe that the same existing law should be changed in some way. That is not hypocritical.
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