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Obama Defends Freedom of Religion: Be Not Afraid of Mitt Romney

George Lakoff | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics
George Lakoff

Do you believe in freedom of religion? President Obama does, and he is defending Americans' freedom of religion against Mitt Romney and Fox News in the administration of his health care bill.

Don't Judge This Christian By Her Cover

Meredith A. Bennett-Smith | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics
Meredith A. Bennett-Smith

We as a society have become so polarized of late, the belief in a higher power has become a caricature, used to label vast groups of actually quite diverse peoples for the purpose of sweeping, often ignorant rhetoric and ideological cable network warfare.

Jews Should Stand With Catholics In Contraception Battle

Dovid Efune | Posted 04.22.2012 | Religion
Dovid Efune

As "strangers in the land of Egypt" Jews know well the pitfalls posed in opening the door of this legislation. It is thus our duty to fight for the preservation of its purist principles as we have done for so many of history's most just causes.

Religious Liberty vs. Reproductive Liberty: A New Political Minefield Pits Women Against the Church

Lauren Brown Jarvis | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics
Lauren Brown Jarvis

Reproductive liberty for American women should be as important as any other right. At the end of the day, what women ultimately decide to do with our bodies should remain between us, our partners, our doctors, our God. This is the religious freedom we want.

Keep Your Leeches for Yourself

Emily Spitzer | Posted 04.15.2012 | Politics
Emily Spitzer

This decision is not about the administration siding with or against different interest groups. It is about siding with science, and with the right of all people to access health care that meets modern standards of appropriate care.

White House Defends Contentious Decision Amid Criticism

Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics

By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON--The Obama administration is willing to work with Catholic universities, hospitals and other church-affiliated employers...

Catholic Bishops Trying To Find Relevance In Health Insurance Debate

Fred Rotondaro | Posted 04.01.2012 | Religion
Fred Rotondaro

It was the Catholic Hospital Association, following its conscience and in opposition to the bishops, which supported the health care bill.