March 2, 2012 - 5:09pm
The First Amendment
"Recent actions by the Obama Administration related to the President’s health care law have prompted many of us here, and many across the country, to stand up in defense of another freedom that’s covered in the First Amendment, and that’s religious freedom.”
Kentucky’s senior senator, Republican Leader Mitch McConnell stood up in the U.S. Senate yesterday, and gave a passionate speech in defense of the Blunt Amendment, which would have protected First Amendment religious freedom against the onslaught of the Obama administration’s decision...
February 10, 2012 - 10:28am
Sir Mitch
“Make no mistake: the Obama Administration’s decision to force religious hospitals, charities, and schools to comply with a mandate that violates their religious views is abhorrent to the foundational principles of our nation. No one in the United States of America should ever be compelled by their government to choose between violating their religious beliefs or be penalized for refusing. Yet that’s precisely what this mandate would do.”
Another champion of people of conscience entered the battle waging between President Obama and the Catholic Church yesterday, as Kentucky’s senior senator, Republican Mitch McConnell stood up in the U.S. Senate and defended the First Amendment rights of Americans from the current Democratic...