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October 11, 2012
It depends on what the meaning of the words 'religious freedom' is...
Which entity do you trust more -- the Obama administration or the federal judiciary? If you answered "Neither," I'd say you're right on the money. To wit: Kenneth D. Whitehead, who served as a U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education during the Reagan administration, writes in Crisis Magazine online: The recent decision by a federal court in Missouri to reject one of the lawsuits challenging the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) 'Obamacare' mandate that requires near universal carrying of insurance plans that cover, gratis, contraception, sterilization, and abortion-inducing drugs raises troubling questions about how the courts generally are going to rule on the numerous other lawsuits currently filed against this misbegotten HHS mandate. Catholics and other opponents of the mandate believe it to be a grave violation of religious liberty, both under the First Amendment and under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, but this recent Missouri decision judges it to be no...(Read Full Post)