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They claim religious liberty is under attack at home and abroad and now US bishops are issuing a call to action to defend -- -- the campaign they say.
Goes far beyond the birth control debate sparked by the Obama adminstration.
Brother Jonathan Morris Fox News contributor and author of god wants you happy I agree with that joins us now to talk a little bit more about -- thank you for joining us this morning.
That this is an unprecedented effort.
You're you're exactly right unprecedented.
Very often the bishops issued documents about one or another.
Moral or religious issue right but usually third generalities -- talk.
They talk of but in this document to twelve page document it's called.
Our first most cherished liberty invite -- to go to the Internet and find it our first most cherished -- the bishops.
Write this letter in which they call that not only.
Bishops and priests to action but they invite lay people to say.
What we're talking about here is a violation.
They teach -- mandate but other six other issues that they bring up.
Are violations against not only the natural law for religious liberty but a violation of our constitution.
They're saying this is not just a Catholic issue.
This is an American issue.
And to be clear as you just mentioned this is not just involved.
The mandate requiring coverage of birth control this involves at least six other issues seven total.
One of which involves the inability to minister to illegal immigrants and also as you mentioned -- non Catholic issues as well.
Yes they list I'm very specifically.
Violations against religious liberty in the country not only against Catholics and other and you mentioned about.
That the state immigration law in Alabama and which would prohibit church organizations your charitable organization to minister to people.
Without checking their their legal status first but -- also talk about for example the bishops here -- the example if -- New York's in New York City.
That there's a law against church organizations from ranking public schools for church services while they allow any other secular organization to do just that.
They -- very specific things and and they call for whispered what they're saying is 84 nights for freedom two weeks leading up to July 4.
But they're inviting all Catholics and all Christians and all Americans who agree with them that this is an important issue.
-- -- Two weeks of prayer which is also protest against this these egregious lies flat to wrap up at that but this is a very important issue people can go online and learn more about it read for yourself.
These seven different issues there are right thank you senator age -- -- good morning.
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