Sunday, February 16, 2014

First Amendment Quote of the Day - February 16, 2014

I think President Obama’s recent prayer breakfast comments about religious freedom were interesting but also curious, because in practice, the people who staff his administration have been the most tone deaf to religious liberty issues in recent memory. There’s a very odd disconnect in praising religious freedom while the Justice Department goes after the Little Sisters of the Poor.
"So yes, religious freedom is one of our core national ideals, and yes, it’s at risk from two sources: an unfriendly political class, and our own distracted attention and indifference."

Archbishop Charles Chaput, interviewed by Barbara Hollingsworth for "Archbishop: 'The More That Gov't Mandates Evil Actions, The More Likely Civil Disobedience Becomes' (via

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