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Congressman: ‘We’re Still Home of the Brave, But We’re Not the Land of the Free Anymore’

Posted By admin On August 2, 2012 @ 2:54 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Elizabeth Harrington
CNS News [1]
Aug 2, 2012

A group of freshmen congressmen on Wednesday said that a regulation issued under Obamacare by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has taken freedom of religion away from Americans.

The regulation that requires health plans to offer sterilizations, contraceptives, and abortifacients free of charge became effective today, Aug. 1. It has been unanimously denounced by the Catholic bishops of the United States as “unjust and illegal mandate” that forces Catholic individuals, business owners and institutions to act against the teachings of their faith.

“We’re still home of the brave, but we’re not the land of the free anymore,” said Rep. Billy Long (R.-Mo.)

The Republican-controlled House of Representatives could stop this regulation that Republican members and the Catholic Church have called an attack on religious liberty by prohibiting funding for it in the next continuing resolution to fund the government after Sept. 30. However, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), and other House Republicans have indicated  that they will fund the implementation of the regulation [2].

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[2] indicated  that they will fund the implementation of the regulation: http://cnsnews.com/news/article/house-gop-leaders-indicate-they-will-fund-implementation-obamacare

[3] 10 Examples That Should Convince Anyone That We No Longer Live In The Land Of The Free And The Home Of The Brave: http://www.prisonplanet.com/10-examples-that-should-convince-anyone-that-we-no-longer-live-in-the-land-of-the-free-and-the-home-of-the-brave.html

[4] Will Obama Fine Catholic Institutions Into Oblivion?: http://www.prisonplanet.com/will-obama-fine-catholic-institutions-into-oblivion.html

[5] Catholic Bishops Issue Prayer for Liberty ‘In This Decisive Hour in the History of Our Nation’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/catholic-bishops-issue-prayer-for-liberty-%e2%80%98in-this-decisive-hour-in-the-history-of-our-nation%e2%80%99.html

[6] Obama Administration: We Will Still Force Christians to Act Against Their Faith: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama-administration-we-will-still-force-christians-to-act-against-their-faith.html

[7] ‘Satanic’ Halloween rituals alarm Polish Catholic church: http://www.prisonplanet.com/%e2%80%98satanic%e2%80%99-halloween-rituals-alarm-polish-catholic-church.html

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