Fortnight for Freedom Issue #2: It’s really all about abortion.

by Doug Lawrence

Once a couple makes a conscientious decision to prevent conception, the likelihood of abortion goes way, way up. Why? Simply because virtually all forms of artificial contraception have a high failure rate.

What constitutes a “high” rate? As little as a 1% failure rate may be considered high. How so? Consider this practical scenario: If  only 1% of U.S. commercial airline flights crashed each year,  some 200,000 passengers would die, and almost no one would feel safe flying the “friendly skies”.

Historical failure rates for birth control pills are substantially higher than one percent, while condoms routinely fail some twenty to fifty percent of the time. With abortion promoted and in many cases, subsidized by the government, contraceptive failure often leads to the untimely death of the baby.

The result is some 1.4 million abortions each year in the United States alone … accounting for 37 percent of the nearly 4 million annual recorded deaths in the United States … the number three cause of death … exceeded only by the “top twelve” major medical illnesses, combined.

Liberal/communist/socialist secular ideologues like our president, along with many who serve in the current U.S. House and Senate have long been committed to wide spread birth control and abortion at the hands of quasi-governmental entities like Planned Parenthood, in the hope of eliminating or minimizing the poor “underclasses” … so as to avoid the high costs associated with taking care of them.

These people … many of them allegedly Catholic … expect to achieve financial savings through government approved, institutionalized murder (legalized abortion) … yet somehow, they have been totally unable to live within their means. In truth, there’s no telling how many more innocents may have to be killed under ObamaCare, in order to bring the federal budget into balance.

While the problem of poverty still exists, the government has succeeded in denying the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness to over 50 million innocent human beings over the past 40 years, by permitting them to be slaughtered, while still in their mother’s wombs.

For these and many other very good reasons, the Catholic Church teaches … and has always taught … since the earliest days … that artificial birth control and abortion are intrinsic evils … contrary to both the will of God and the common good of all mankind.

Many in the U.S. government (and elsewhere) obviously believe otherwise. Hence, the current conflict over religious freedom.

The result is the current spate of federal lawsuits by the Catholic Church and other related entities, asking for relief from the onerous, narrowly framed and unconstitutional HHS contraceptive mandate recently handed down by the Obama regime, which seeks to force the Catholic Church (and others) to pay for birth control, sterilizations and abortions, in spite of their consistent and strongly held religious beliefs to the contrary.

Abortion is a much bigger “deal” than most people think

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Fortnight for Freedom Issue #1: President Barack Obama wants to replace authentic Christianity with his phony, secular religious belief system.

by Doug Lawrence

While the 1st Amendment of the United States Constitution prevents Congress from setting up a state religion, or from interfering with the free exercise and practice of any other, the President and the Executive Branch of the U. S. Government have no direct power or authority in these matters, at all.

The President has only indirect authority to enact certain programs and policies under the auspices of the controversial Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) … the constitutionality of which has yet to be determined.

Mr. Obama and his minions believe that artificial birth control is good, that is should be provided to all, free of charge, and that the American People should be forced to pay for it … not via taxation … but through some queer type of forced conscription … where insurance premiums are creatively diverted by the government … and then used for something which the U.S. Congress never envisioned, intended or sanctioned.

The President’s liberal secular ideology on this matter constitutes nothing less than an alternative religious belief.  As such, any government attempt to impose that belief system or practice on the citizens of the United States is expressly prohibited by the 1st Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.

In short, the President has absolutely no authority to demand that the Catholic Church … or anyone else … pay for someone else’s birth control, sterilization, or abortion … either directly … or through an indirect diversion of health care premiums … but for a number of reasons, he would like you to think that he does.

Over the last 2,000 years, the Catholic Church has seen scores of petty tyrants (and some not so petty ones) come and go … and the Church still stands. Tell President Barack Obama that Catholics are not easily fooled, nor are they easily intimidated.

Taking appropriate note of Barack Obama’s Marxist/Leninist “roots” … not too long ago … when push came to shove … the Soviet Union squared off against the people of Poland, Solidarity, Pope John Paul II and the Catholic Church. History duly records, in spite of all their tanks and troops, that it was the Soviets who were shaken to their very foundations, and then, shortly ceased to exist.

The Catholic Church remains the world’s longest reigning continuous world government, not because of the power of corrupt men like President Barack Obama, or even good men like Pope John Paul II, but according to the grace and power of Jesus Christ, who is God Almighty, King of Kings and Lord of Lords … as well as the founder, advocate and eternal CEO of the Catholic Church.

Let that be a lesson to the forces of evil, wherever they may lurk!

Suggested reading: Old Testament Book of Exodus

Subject: Pharaoh squaring off against Moses (and God)

Long term results: Click here

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Catholics nationwide preparing ‘Fortnight for Freedom’ events

Washington D.C., May 20, 2012 / 05:45 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Various initiatives are planned throughout the country in response to the U.S. bishops’ call for a “Fortnight for Freedom” June 21-July 4 to encourage prayer, education and public action about religious freedom.

The initiative was created in response to several moves by the Obama administration that are threatening the Church’s religious freedom. The most well-known action is the Health and Human Services mandate that requires employers to cover birth control and other services that Catholics and other believers find morally objectionable.

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