Catholic Church and The Right to Religious Freedom

For the past two hundred years people were brought up to understand that religious freedom was the first freedom.

“A government that doesn’t acknowledge limits on its own power to regulate religious institutions is probably going to come after other institutions as well.”  Professor Rick Garnett, Notre Dame Law School

“The issue of religious liberty became very real to us in 2012.”  Sr. Constance S.L.P. Little Sister of the Poor

Little Sisters of the Poor are being harassed by the U.S. government for a particular regulation in which the Obama administration deems it necessary that the sisters be compelled to participate in an insurance program that is against the precepts of their faith.