Category Archives: Religious Liberty

Moral Clarity in the Middle East

Today is the Feast of St. Maximilian Kolbe who is also known as the Apostle of Consecration to Mary. During the Second World War, Kolbe sheltered many Polish Jews in his friary. In 1941, he was arrested and later transferred to the Auschwitz death camp as prisoner #16670. In July of that year, Fr. Kolbe [...]

Must-Read: Archbishop Chaput on How to Save the Culture

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia, in an essay at Public Discourse,  outlines a clear and concise plan of action for one of our most pressing tasks as 21st century Christians – converting the culture in which we live. In a short piece that will take you five minutes to read, Archbishop Chaput sets out [...]

Christendom at War

Two-hundred ten years ago this Sunday, on August 3, 1804 at half past two o’clock in the afternoon, Commodore Edward Preble raised the signal for his squadron to commence the bombardment of the harbor of Tripoli. His second division of gunboats was commanded by Captain Stephen Decatur, who had won international renown for his earlier [...]

Bishops Slam “Unprecedented and Extreme” Attack on Religious Freedom

Gotta love the bishops these days. As you already know, President Obama just signed an executive order banning anyone who contracts with the federal government from discriminating based on “sexual orientation” or “gender identity.” The U.S. Bishops’ response to King Barack’s latest edict from on high was swift and decisive.  And it didn’t mince words [...]

Obama attacks religious liberty — again!

The Supreme Court has already rebuked Obama twice on religious liberty. But that isn’t stopping this president from launching another attack on religious liberty. This time, Obama is using the purse strings of the federal government to marginalize employers with religious convictions. President Obama today signed an executive order which demands that all federal contractors and subcontractors grant special treatment based [...]

Joe Manchin claims to be “pro-life” but wants Hobby Lobby case reversed

When the Supreme Court issued its ruling in the Hobby Lobby case, pro-lifers cheered. But not Senator Joe Manchin. The West Virginia Democrat claims to be “pro-life” yet look at the statement he released in support of a Senate Democratic plan to reverse the Hobby Lobby decision: “Today, I voted in support of overturning the [...]

An Attack on Religious Freedom

According to the Weekly Standard‘s Terry Eastland, the bill introduced by Senate Democrats to effectively overturn the Hobby Lobby verdict in fact sweeps far more widely and presents a serious threat to freedom of conscience.  He makes two key points. In the fist place, the new bill simply says that employers may not deny coverage [...]

Hobby Lobby ‘Hypocrisy’ Is Mother Jones’ Mendacity

Democrats are still reeling over the US Supreme Court decision in favor of Hobby Lobby and they’re planning legislative responses. Almost at once, liberal progressives took to spreading lies about the owners of the faith-based business, deriding them as a bunch of hypocrites. But, truth be told, those lies didn’t hold up at the Supreme [...]

The Left’s Reaction to the Hobby Lobby Verdict

The American left’s reaction to the Hobby Lobby case ruling is a little strange.  It is not strange that they are disappointed.  Their side lost, so it is understandable that they would be unhappy about that.  It is strange, however, that they are so angry about it, and so ready to accuse the Court majority [...]

Great news: Supreme Court vacates adverse ruling against Autocam

Well, you know about Hobby Lobby. And you might also know that Conestoga Wood was joined in with the Hobby Lobby case. And if you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know that a third for-profit corporation made it to all the way to the Supreme Court. That was Autocam, a Michigan-based company who [...]


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