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Obama says: speak out!

By Phil Lawler (bio - articles - email) | Aug 01, 2012

The State Department’s Religious Freedom Report for 2011 reminds us that as citizens of the world, we all have a duty to condemn injustice. “As President Obama said, they ought to ‘bear witness and speak out’ when violations of religious freedom occur.”

So here we stand on August 1: the day when a policy put in place by the Obama administration, offending against the religious freedom of American employers, takes effect. Let’s take the President at his word, and speak out.

Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at See full bio.

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