Stephen Colbert Photo by: Google Images

Stephen Colbert steps in on President Obama v Catholics contraception battle - VIDEO


Stephen Colbert Photo by: Google Images

President Obama's healthcare plan requires all employers - including religious institutions - to include contraception choices in insurance coverage.

But the requirement that women be given access to contraception has alarmed some deeply conservative Christians, inspiring Comedy Central king Stephen Colbert's to weigh in with his take this week.

On Tuesday night's Colbert Report, Colbert gleefully blew huge hole in the religious right's argument with a look at what the bible says about procreation - and whether or not birth control is really prohibited by Catholicism when 98% of Catholic women actually use it.

'When you use contraception, you are not only sinning, you're c*ck-blocking the almighty!' Colbert scoffed.

Colbert quipped, aren't taking this lying down 'or even doggie style' and then he quoted Rick Santorum's opinion that the White House mandate puts our rights on a slippery 'or lubricated' slope.

In case you missed Colbert's point, watch the following video involving a banana and guillotine.


Log in with your social accounts:

Or, log in with your IrishCentral account:

Forgot your password ?

Don't have an account yet? Register now !

Join IrishCentral with your social accounts:

Already have an account ?

For Newsletter Subscribers – Draw for 1 Prize on December 31st.

Prize: Your Piece of Ireland – a Square of Land in the heart of the Glens of Antrim, Ireland

More details here (or you can buy a little piece of Ireland directly): http://bit.ly/1zew9ox

Terms & Conditions

Or, sign up for an IrishCentral account below:

By clicking above you are indicating that you have read & agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.

Make sure we gathered the correct information from you

By clicking above you are indicating that you have read & agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.

You already have an account on IrishCentral! Please confirm you're the owner.

Our new policy requires our users to save a first and last name. Please update your account: