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We told you the top the hour about those.
Protests you might say in a 140.
Different cities around the country.
Protests over the mandate that insurance companies cover.
Lauren Green is live at one such rally taking place right now in lower Manhattan -- you're able to -- -- Yes John thank you very much you know there around it like -- you -- it happening across.
The country on the federal all the steps of federal buildings all across the country about a 140 cities could see behind me.
Under the people showed up here at federal -- -- distort federal hall.
Underneath the statue of George Washington of course the first president and it signals a fundamental foundational issue that they're fighting for which they say is a religious freedom.
They have shown up here they are talking there are saying they are chanting.
A calling for the end of this health care mandate organizers say these protests.
This call for religious freedom.
Is just -- beginning.
We're going to be working this first of all spread the truth about what the HHS mandate really means.
Break through all the smoke and mirrors and spin that's been coming from the White House and educate our fellow citizens about it.
And then mobilize their outrage into political action including votes on November 6 for an administration.
And a congress that will restore religious liberty.
You -- the core issue -- saying the Obama administration's requirement that all employees even religious employers.
Cover contraceptives and other drugs that some may deem -- the religious teachings and core beliefs.
The -- we talked to say this fight against the health care mandate is a miss guided take.
On religious freedom.
The rallies are about a phony form of religious freedom.
Not the kind of religious liberty guaranteed by our constitution that preserves the moral rights not just a big institutions.
But also of the individuals who work for those institutions.
Rally organizers say -- what's at stake here is the First Amendment the exercise of free exercise of religion of course they also hope to influence the Supreme Court justices to next we will Begin hearing challenges.
To be a legality of the health care bill.
-- Lauren Green in lower Manhattan outside federal -- square thank you.
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