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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.

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