Tag Archives: 1st Amendment

Congressman introduces Religious Freedom Tax Repeal Act

From the CNS comes this: New proposal would remove mandate’s penalties for religious employers WASHINGTON (CNS) — Saying that the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 28 decision on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act “leaves intact a grave assault to religious … Continue reading

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Obama Defends HHS Mandate: It’s “Not Fair” That Catholics Won’t Fund Birth Control

A biretta tip to CMR I saw this on Weasel Zippers. Pres. Obama simply lies to a reporter about the HHS mandate. He uses the dodge that “insurance companies”, not the Catholic institutions, will have to pay for the objectionable … Continue reading

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Archbishop Chaput’s sermon for the closing of the Fortnight for Freedom

On 4 July, Most Rev. Charles Chaput delivered the sermon for a Mass to close the Fortnight For Freedom.

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Nifty! Virtual Vigil for Religious Liberty

Have you seen the Virtual Vigil for Religious Liberty? You can virtually attend a rally.  BUT… BUT… you have to PRAY too, right? Prayer for the Protection of Religious Liberty O God our Creator, through the power and working of your … Continue reading

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VIDEO Jennifer Roback Morse and Eric Metaxas on Religious Freedom

Please use the sharing buttons!  Thanks! From the nice folks at Acton Institute: [wp_youtube]P31UflWhyBc[/wp_youtube] Eric Metaxas and Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse articulate the grave dangers of the Health & Human Services (HHS) Mandate with regard to religious freedom in America. … Continue reading

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PODCAzT 131: Ratzinger on Conscience and Truth – Part 2

In 1991 Joseph Card. Ratzinger gave a talk to American Bishops called “Conscience and Truth”. This talk is useful today, especially in the context of two major controversies that are going on as I write, namely, the defense of the … Continue reading

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WDTPRS POLL: Your participation in scheduled Fortnight For Freedom events.

Here is a quick poll for you. Use the combox! Let everyone know what is up.

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PODCAzT 130: Ratzinger on Conscience and Truth – Part 1

Please use the sharing buttons!  Thanks! In 1991 Joseph Card. Ratzinger gave a talk to American Bishops called “Conscience and Truth”.  This talk is useful today, especially in the context of two major controversies that are going on as I … Continue reading

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D. Tyler: A spiffy sermon for the opening of the Fortnight of Freedom

From the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in the Diocese of Tyler, comes this sermon from Fr. Anthony McLaughlin. He nails it. He sets up the context, lays out many examples of how the Obama Administration has been undermining freedom, … Continue reading

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Good new TV spot defending Catholic religious liberty!

Sometimes while working I stream a TV news channel (or ball game) via my Sling Box (blessed are they who invented it) to one of my several monitors connected to the mothership. The audio is usually turned down, because TV … Continue reading

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What are YOU doing to defend your religious liberty? No. Really. What?

The First Gay President, Pres. Obama, and his administration have been eroding our first liberties.  He is attacking the First Amendment, this time through the Dept of Health and Human Services (HHS).  The most aggressive pro-abortion president in history is … Continue reading

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Nancy Pelosi, Doctrix of the Church, on the HHS Mandate: “I do my religion on Sunday in church”

Remember when Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) – Theological Mastermind and Doctrix of the Church – said that her faith compelled her to endorse same-sex marriage and when she said she was going to side against the bishops? Or … or… … Continue reading

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Photographer refuses to shoot same-sex thingy. Bullying ligation ensues. First liberties eroded.

Priests and bishops will be targeted by homosexuals activists as victims in harassing court cases.  Proponents of unnatural acts will bully – through litigation and threats of litigation and even violence – bully clergy into doing things that are contrary … Continue reading

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CNS: Catholic Colleges Urge HHS to Rescind ‘Direct Violation’ of Religious Liberty

From the Cardinal Newman Society: Faithful Catholic Colleges Urge HHS to Rescind ‘Direct Violation’ of Religious Liberty Joined together by their firm commitment to strong Catholic identity and fidelity to Catholic teaching, 19 Catholic colleges, universities and online programs partnered … Continue reading

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Good website for info about the attack on the Church through the HHS mandate

The Administration of “The First Gay President” is attacking the first liberties of all Americans by undermining the 1st Amendment.  Pres. Obama is, through the HHS mandate, attacking also the Catholic Church and all religious institutions in the USA. I … Continue reading

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