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GOP silence: day 2

By Phil Lawler (bio - articles - email) | Aug 02, 2012

As the HHS contraceptive mandate went into effect yesterday, did you hear the stinging denunciations issued by national leaders of the Republican Party, condemning this gross assault on religious liberty by the Obama administration, and signaling that this would be a major issue for Republican candidates in the coming campaign season?

Neither did I.


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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  • Posted by: John J Plick - Aug. 02, 2012 12:06 PM ET USA

    I think that it is extremely "unwise" to sit in judgment of both parties at the same time.