"If they stay strong and fight, they will win. This is in fact a potentially unifying moment for American Catholics, long split left, right and center. Catholic conservatives will immediately and fully oppose the administration's decision. But Catholic liberals, who feel embarrassed and undercut, have also come out in opposition.
The church is split on many things. But do Catholics in the pews want the government telling their church to contravene its beliefs? A president affronting the leadership of the church, and blithely threatening its great institutions? No, they don't want that. They will unite against that."
Monday, February 06, 2012
Peggy Noonan wrote about the HHS Mandate in Sunday's Wall Street Journal. She believes that this action by Obama will spell his failure to get reelected. I pray she is right. We cannot let this issue fade away. It is critical, not just for Catholics, but for all who believe in religious freedom, the very reason this country was founded.
Read more here. She writes about Romney and the Republican establishment first. You have to scroll down to the final section.