October 15, 2012

VP Biden Was Wrong – ObamaCare HHS Mandate Collides with Religious Freedom

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Despite political rhetoric to the contrary, ObamaCare will for the first time require employers and individuals to directly fund abortion-inducing drugs, sterilization and contraception. This mandate collides with religious freedom and the rights of conscience.

Vice President Joe Biden’s assessment of ObamaCare’s impact on religious liberties was inaccurate at best and misleading at worst. During the Vice Presidential debate, Biden said, “[L]et me make it absolutely clear. No religious institution—Catholic or otherwise, including Catholic social services, Georgetown hospital, Mercy hospital, any hospital—none has to either refer for contraception, none has to pay for contraception, none has to be a vehicle to get contraception in any insurance policy they provide. That is a fact. That is a fact.”

This is not a fact.  The ObamaCare mandate requires nearly every religious organization and business owner to provide contraception, sterilization, and abortion-inducing drugs, despite the fact that this will violate their sincerely held religious beliefs.

Yesterday on Fox News, Mat Staver talked to Shannon Bream about the case: “We asked the Supreme Court to allow us to go back to the court of appeals and address the issues that the Supreme Court has not addressed—the constitutionality of the employer mandate and also the free exercise of religion that applies both to individuals and to employers….That is a collision with Liberty University’s sincerely held religious beliefs.”

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Take Back America Rally this Week in Boca Raton, Florida:
 

Join us for a powerful gathering called Take Back America at Church of All Nations in Boca Raton, Florida, on Thursday, October 18, at 7:00 PM. This event is just days before the Presidential Debate on October 22 at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. 

Take Back America will be a time of prayer for America along with powerful speakers who will address the critical issues of the day. Liberty Counsel Senior Litigation Counsel, Harry Mihet will share his compelling story about growing up in Communist Romania and his first day of freedom on December 25, 1989. He will share what America meant to him growing up and also compare some of the issues we face in America to those he experienced in Romania. 

Mat Staver will deliver a stirring message entitled, “Dreams from My Founding Fathers.” Mario Bramnick will inspire and motivate you. Don’t miss this exciting event! Reserve your ticket now at  ITICKETS. Tickets are free but you need to register to ensure your seat is reserved. You can also call 800-671-1776.

Today we face unprecedented threats to our faith and freedom. We have come to a critical crossroads in world history.  The future of America will be determined in our lifetime by our actions. What we do now will echo throughout history.

Take Back America Rally
Church Of All Nations
Thursday October 18, 2012 - 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
1300 N.W. 4th Avenue
Boca Raton, FL  33432

Reserve Your Free Ticket Now, or call 1-800-671-1776 for more information.

 


40 Days to Save America

Now, as in the days of the Founding Fathers, America’s destiny rests in God’s hands. Our nation faces multiple crises - pending economic collapse, moral disintegration, and international terrorism. Our God-given rights are imperiled on all sides.

Join us now through November 6 in prayer with 40 Days to Save America before this important election. Let us humble ourselves, repent, seek God’s guidance, and ask for the renewal of America.

Do not wake up on November 7 and wish you had done more to stand in the gap for America. Your prayers are powerful! Share this email with your friends. Now more than ever, we need to pray for America!
 

 

 

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