The First Amendment ensures that Congress shall make no law prohibiting the exercise of religion. These protections have been reaffirmed by Congress and upheld by the courts throughout the history of our nation.
Candidate Barack Obama promised to "lower premiums by up to $2,500 for a typical family per year." Instead, news reports today highlighted significant premium increases, with three states now seeing increases of at least 20 percent.
The Obama administration has claimed endorsements from religious organizations to convince the public that their "accommodation" for conscience rights restores religious liberties that are threatened by HHS' health care mandate.
The USA Today editorialized yesterday, "History shows that presidential leadership is an indispensable factor in any serious attempt to get the federal budget under control." Unfortunately, instead of demonstrating that leadership with a serious proposal to get our fiscal house in order, President Obama has just proposed a budget that leaves our nation with a record-level deficit for the fourth
The Obama administration's decision to force employers and individuals to violate their most deeply held beliefs and moral convictions has set off a stirring national debate about religious freedom and the harmful consequences of government overreach.