Members of Congress refuse to be silent on defending religious liberty

Prior to today’s hearing on President Obama’s anti-conscience mandate pro-religious liberty politicians spoke out on the liberty crushing mandate.  Hill staff helped to compile a lot of what they have been busy with:

 

In addition to the Member video clips below, groups may be interested this press conference hosted by Rep. Diane Black (R-TN) earlier today.  Although audio of the oral arguments in the case is not yet available, the transcript of oral arguments has been posted on the Supreme Court’s website and is available here.  For a recap of the arguments, the Wall Street Journal’s live blog and this article in Politico may be helpful.

 

Monday night prior to the Supreme Court argument Members of Congress went to the House floor to speak about the HHS mandate on the eve of the oral arguments before the Supreme Court in Sebelius vs. Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. and Conestoga Wood Specialties vs. Sebelius. 

 

You may be interested in the following video clips:

Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO)

Rep. Bob Latta (R-OH)

Rep. Kerry Bentivolio (R-MI)

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MI)

Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO)

Rep. James Lankford (R-OK)

Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA)

Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ)

Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE)

Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-IL)

Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD)

Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS)

Rep. Keith Rothfus (R-PA)

Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA)

Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO)

Rep. Ted Yoho (R-FL)

Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA)

Rep. John Fleming (R-LA)

 

On the Senate side:

Senator Roy Blunt

Senator Kelly Ayotte

 

Member Press Releases:

Speaker Boehner on Supreme Court and Religious Freedom

Leader Cantor: It’s Time To Restore Our Complete And Unwavering Support For Religious Freedom

Rep. Chris Smith: Obama Mandate Imposes Burdensome Penalty that is Unfair, Unreasonable, and Unconscionable

Rep. Diane Black Holds Press Conference on HHS Mandate

Rep. James Lankford  Joins Hobby Lobby at Supreme Court to Stand for Religious Freedom

Rep. Randy Forbes: HHS Mandate Threatens Freedom

Rep. Marsha Blackburn Calls on Court to Protect Religious Liberty

 

Prior to the hearing the following Members had op-eds printed in local papers:

Rep. Joe Pitts with Conestoga Wood Specialties

Rep. John Fleming

Rep. Diane Black

Rep. James Lankford

Rep. Randy Forbes

Rep. Andy Harris

Prior to today’s hearing on President Obama’s anti-conscience mandate pro-religious liberty politicians spoke out on the
liberty crushing mandate.  Hill staff helped to compile a lot of what they have been busy with:

 

In addition to the Member video clips below, groups may be interested this press conference hosted by Rep. Diane Black (R-TN) earlier today.  Although audio of the oral arguments in the case is not yet available, the transcript of oral arguments has been posted on the Supreme Court’s website and is available here.  For a recap of the arguments, the Wall Street Journal’s live blog and this article in Politico may be helpful.

 

Monday night prior to the Supreme Court argument Members of Congress went to the House floor to speak about the HHS mandate on the eve of the oral arguments before the Supreme Court in Sebelius vs. Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. and Conestoga Wood Specialties vs. Sebelius. 

 

You may be interested in the following video clips:

Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO)

Rep. Bob Latta (R-OH)

Rep. Kerry Bentivolio (R-MI)

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MI)

Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO)

Rep. James Lankford (R-OK)

Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA)

Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ)

Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE)

Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-IL)

Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD)

Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS)

Rep. Keith Rothfus (R-PA)

Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA)

Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO)

Rep. Ted Yoho (R-FL)

Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA)

Rep. John Fleming (R-LA)

 

On the Senate side:

Senator Roy Blunt

Senator Kelly Ayotte

 

Member Press Releases:

Speaker Boehner on Supreme Court and Religious Freedom

Leader Cantor: It’s Time To Restore Our Complete And Unwavering Support For Religious Freedom

Rep. Chris Smith: Obama Mandate Imposes Burdensome Penalty that is Unfair, Unreasonable, and Unconscionable

Rep. Diane Black Holds Press Conference on HHS Mandate

Rep. James Lankford  Joins Hobby Lobby at Supreme Court to Stand for Religious Freedom

Rep. Randy Forbes: HHS Mandate Threatens Freedom

Rep. Marsha Blackburn Calls on Court to Protect Religious Liberty

 

Prior to the hearing the following Members had op-eds printed in local papers:

Rep. Joe Pitts with Conestoga Wood Specialties

Rep. John Fleming

Rep. Diane Black

Rep. James Lankford

Rep. Randy Forbes

Rep. Andy Harris