Monday, October 28, 2013

Alabama joins EWTN in lawsuit against HHS mandate

Michael P. Warsaw, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Eternal Word Television Network and Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange. Photos courtesy of EWTN.

Now, this is pretty radical (I mean that in a good sense) and I wish more states would follow this example. We all need to bond in Christian unity for religious freedom in our nation. That's what our forefathers fought for and defended. Way to go Alabama!

Birmingham, Ala., Oct 28, 2013 / 07:10 am (CNA).- EWTN Global Catholic Network has been joined by the state of Alabama in a new lawsuit against the Obama administration’s contraception and sterilization mandate.

“EWTN has no other option but to continue our legal challenge to the mandate,” said chairman Michael P. Warsaw in an Oct. 28 statement announcing the suit.

The network had originally filed a suit against the federal government Feb. 9, 2012 and was later joined by Alabama through the state's attorney general, Luther Strange. That suit was dismissed, but in the new suit, Alabama has joined EWTN at the start.

“I am proud to stand with EWTN to oppose this unconscionable mandate. … the freedom of religion, and to believe as one sees fit, is our ‘first freedom’ under the United States Constitution,” Strange said regarding the new lawsuit.

The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty is representing both EWTN and Alabama in the suit.

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