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Senators Lankford, Cruz Introduce Resolutions To Protect Religious Freedom Of Washington D.C. Organizations

Mar 19th, 2015 | By

Senators James Lankford (R-OK) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) today introduced two resolutions to overturn recently enacted D.C. Council legislation that undermines religious freedom. In January, the District enacted the Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act of 2014, which could require employers to provide health plans that cover abortion services, and the Human Rights Amendment Act of 2014, which would force religious schools to support activities that violate the tenets of their faith.

D.C. Council Steamrolls Religious Freedom for Catholic Schools, Universities

Dec 12th, 2014 | By

“It’s a sad day for America,” said Patrick Reilly, president of The Cardinal Newman Society. “In our nation’s capital, religious educators have been directly targeted and denied their natural and constitutional right to freely exercise religion—to choose what policies and programs appropriately serve the mission of religious schools and colleges to form young people in the truth and faith.”