A. Barton Hinkle on the Blunt Amendment
If Democrats are right, then it is not just the Blunt Amendment that allows employers to deny any health benefit to any individual for any reason. Obamacare does the very same thing. Consider what could happen now that the Blunt Amendment has failed, writes A. Barton Hinkle. Some Catholic institutions may decide to drop insurance coverage for their employees altogether, and pay the $2,000-per-worker penalty as stipulated in the PPACA.