ObamaCare and Religious Freedom

Thursday's Editorial - January 26, 2012


1.  What is the main idea of Archbishop Dolan's commentary?

2.  For each of the following statements, write agree or disagree and explain your answers:

a)  _______________ "Surely it violates freedom of religion to force religious ministries and citizens to buy health coverage to which they object as a matter of conscience and religious principle." (from para. 7)

b)  _______________ "Coercing religious ministries and citizens to pay directly for actions that violate their teaching is an unprecedented incursion into freedom of conscience."  (from para. 9)

3.  Do you think Archbishop Dolan makes a persuasive argument?  Explain your answer.