Catholics in Court, The Wall Street Journal
Posted on: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012
The religious-liberty lawsuit against ObamaCare is historic.
The 12 federal lawsuits filed Monday by 43 Catholic plaintiffs against the Obama Administration‚Äôs birth-control mandate are a big political and Constitutional moment. The nation‚Äôs most prominent Catholic institutions are saying that the same federal government they have viewed for decades as an ally in their fight for social justice is now a threat to their religious liberty.
This can‚Äôt have been an easy decision, especially because the plaintiffs are hardly founding members of the tea party. They include the Archdioceses of New York and Washington but also Catholic University in Washington, D.C., and even the University of Notre Dame.Follow this link to read more.