Except for Catholics

President Obama said, as reported by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: "I have made it clear that the United States has a profound respect for people of all faiths. We stand for religious freedom. And we reject the denigration of any religion - including Islam." It seems that some religions are handled more delicately than others by this administration. Where is the freedom in a government mandating that a religious institution directly or indirectly subsidize a practice that is fundamentally in opposition to its tenets and core beliefs? Washington Times: "Cardinal Dolan has been critical of the Obama administration, saying the health care mandate is "strangling" the church's mission. More than 40 religious organizations, including the New York archdiocese, are suing the administration in federal court to block the mandate."  Yet Obama has been invited to the Alfred E. Smith charity dinner in October.  There are many opposed to his attendance to this Catholic...(Read Full Post)