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The Obama Mandate: The Gravest Threat to Religious Freedom in 226 Years

ricksmom Wrote: Oct 08, 2012 5:52 PM
The Catholic church has been on a slippery slope for several decades now. The became so liberal and socialistic there was nothing firm to hold on to. Now Progressives have gotten their fangs into them and no one, no belief and no conviction is beyond their all consuming goal for complete control of what we think, what we feel, what we believe.

Editor's Note: This column was coauthored by Bob Morrison.

A liberal reporter speaking at a conference in Georgetown recently dismissed conservative alarms about the Obama administration's mandate that forces religious institutions--like Catholic Hospitals and Evangelical colleges--to provide coverage for drugs and procedures that can abortions and that effect sterilizations. "What about the anti-Catholic Bible riots in Philadelphia in the 1840s," she asked. Those led to scores of people actually being killed. Those Bible riots were deplorable, a blot on American history. But they were not the acts of the federal government. They were lawless violence, not a deliberate policy of oppression.