Tag: religious liberty

Unanimous Supreme Court slaps down woke enforcers.

Rules Philadelphia may not punish a Catholic adoption agency for following its religious beliefs. A First Amendment victory. A Catholic social service agency can’t be denied a city contract to find foster parents for needy children because the agency refused to certify same-sex couples as foster parents, Supreme Court ruled today. That flowed from the... Read more »

Little Sisters of the Poor to test the real meaning of religious liberty before the Supreme Court

While reading a biography* of James Madison, I came across this quote from the Father of the American Constitution: The civil rights of none shall be abridged on account of religious belief or worship, nor shall any national religion be established, nor shall the full and equal rights of conscience be in any manner, or... Read more »

A response to the LGBT anti-religion bigots

OK, now it’s religion’s turn. People of faith who assert their rights under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act enacted by Indiana have been pilloried as bigots, haters or worse. Headlines blared that the act legalized homophobia. That Indiana passed a “hate law.” A television reporter traveled miles to sniff out someone, anyone, who would dare... Read more »

Why Obama's contraception decision is a crippling political loss

The Obama administration, frightened that the stinky economy will sink it, apparently thought it could divert voters’ attention by reigniting the culture wars with its disastrous attack on religious liberty. The culture wars have been dormant for most of the presidential campaign because there has been plenty of ammunition to fire at Obama: for his... Read more »

Satire: Obama suspends the Third Amendment

From the Chicago Daily Observer: The Obama administration continues it’s sequential attack on the Bill of Rights with a innovative assault on the the Third Amendment. For those of you who skipped that one, it’s right here No soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the owner,... Read more »

I can hardly wait to hear it.

Don’t say that I don’t give the other side a full chance to explain themselves. Check out this press call: www.americansunitedforchange.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                 Contact: Lauren Weiner, 202-470-5870 DATE: February 8, 2012                                                       Jeremy Funk, 202-470-5878   ***PRESS CALL: WED., FEBRUARY 8th @ 2:15 p.m. ET***   U.S. Reps. DeLauro, Schakowsky, Capps, Moore to React to Speaker John Boehner’s... Read more »

ACLU drops religious liberty from 1st Amendment

Below is the response of the American Civil Liberties Union full response to Newt Gingrich’s accusation that  Meet the Press, moderator David Gregory was taking the “ACLU” position on religious exemptions for contraception coverage under the Affordable Care Act. I’m not going to get into the merits of the Gregory/Gingrich exchange; here I’ll only remark on... Read more »

Obama contraception rule could be heading for the Supreme Court

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