It is bad for policy, bad for liberty, and today the Senate faces a crucial vote.
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Obamacare is bad public policy. It makes no sense for Uncle Sam to decide on insurance coverage for every American — forcing Americans to pay for benefits they do not want. It is even worse to order Americans to violate their fundamental religious beliefs in order to satisfy the political interest groups du jour.
The administration’s rule might not survive a challenge under both the First Amendment and the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act. But Congress should grant a religious exemption before the case comes to trial.
Freedom of conscience is the foundation for all human liberty, something that reflects the very nature of the human person. It is not a privilege granted by the state. A limited, constitutional government created to protect individual liberty has an obligation to respect religious beliefs, even — indeed, especially — unpopular ones.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?