Yesterday a number of Catholics filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration citing a violation of religious freedom thanks to the contraception mandate in ObamaCare. Now, a new poll shows that the vast majority of Americans believe religious freedom trumps ObamaCare, or in other words, the First Amendment of the Constitution trumps ObamaCare.
The Knights of Columbus, a social organization of Catholics, recently commissioned a nation-wide poll to gauge support for the Obama Administration's view. The poll, conducted by the respected Marist polling firm, interviewed 1,600 adults between May 10-14. In a shock result, 74% of adults said that freedom of religion should take precedence over government laws. A solid majority of adults all felt that religious providers should be able to opt out of providing abortions, contraceptives or sterilizations. The poll should send shudders through the Obama campaign.
Katie Pavlich is the Editor at Townhall.com. Follow her on Twitter @katiepavlich. She is a New York Times Best Selling author. Her latest book Assault and Flattery: The Truth About the Left and Their War on Women, was published on July 8, 2014.
Hillary Runs From Trans-Pacific Partnership, Once Called It 'The Gold Standard In Trade Agreements' | Matt Vespa
Drip: Unauthorized Subcontractors Stored Hillary Emails on 'The Cloud,' Targeted With Cyber Attacks | Guy Benson
Confirmed: China, South Korea and Germany Tried to Hack Clinton's Private Email Server | Katie Pavlich
Coast Guard Suspending Search for El Faro Survivors; Full List of Crew Released | Christine Rousselle