Saturday, February 4, 2012

The Commander-in-Chief "Gags" Priests

It appears that Obama as  the Commander-in-Chief has the power to overrule the First Amendment freedom of speech. The Catholic Church recently requested all priests to issue a condemnation of the Department of Health and Human Services’ decision to force religious employers to cover the cost of contraception and abortion-inducing drugs in its employees’ health-care coverage. The letter argued that the faithful could not and must not in good conscience comply with the HHS’ “unjust law.”

Well, the Army’s Office of the Chief of Chaplains sent out an order “forbidding Catholic priests to read the letter, in part because it seemed to encourage civil disobedience, and could be read as seditious against the Commander-in-Chief.”

Read more about it at TheBlaze.Com...

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/u-s-military-silences-catholic-chaplains-from-speaking-out-against-obama-admin-ruling/