Category Archives: Religious Liberty

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 [...]

I Saw Jefferson, Crying

I saw Thomas Jefferson today by the Missouri River near Atchison, Kansas, crying. (I know it’s hard to believe; I hardly believe it myself!) “Hello, Mr. President,” I said. He fought to regain his composure. “I am no president,” he answered. “Ah,” I said. “What year is it where you are from?” “It is the [...]

One Sunday in June

On a Sunday in June, one century ago tomorrow, Franz Ferdinand Karl Ludwig Josef von Habsburg-Lothringen, Archduke of Austria-Este, Austro-Hungarian and Royal Prince of Hungary and Bohemia and his loving wife, Sophie Maria Josephine Albina Grafin Chotek von Chotkow und Wognin, Duchess of Hohenberg were shot in cold blood in front of a German delicatessen [...]

Three Reasons Obama’s Newest Attack on Religious Liberty Concerns Catholics

Last week, I reported that the Obama White House is working on an executive order that will impact federal contractors. Conceived as an effort to curtail unjust discrimination against LGBT persons, the new rule could impose a hefty price tag on Catholic and other faith-based federal contractors. In effect, the new order could force federally [...]

HHS Mandate was just the first step. Here comes a new attack on religious liberty.

Faithful Catholics have been focused on President Obama’s contraceptive mandate for some time now. But, the fight for religious freedom just entered a new round. Another assault on First Amendment protections just reared its ugly head. News of it broke Monday morning. Get set, folks. This is serious stuff. This morning, Buzzfeed – “The Media [...]



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