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S.1467 Respect for Rights of Conscience Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Aug 02, 2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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  • 57% of users oppose S.1467

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    57% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, oppose S.1467.
  • S.1467 has been viewed 7,662 times

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    • Family Research Council

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    • National Committee for a Human Life Amendment

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    • United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

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    • Southern Baptist Convention

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    • Home School Legal Defense Association

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    • Pennsylvania Catholic Conference

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    • Providence College

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    • Saint Joseph Health Services

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    • University of Saint Thomas

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    • National Right to Life Committee

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    • Americans United for Life

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    • National Council of Jewish Women

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    • Christian Medical Association

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    • Liberty Counsel

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    • Center for Reproductive Rights

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    • American Civil Liberties Union

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    • Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio

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    • NARAL Pro-Choice America

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On March 01, 2012, by skinurse - If the employer was a Scientologist, they could deny their employees access to Any Doctor... Is that acceptable? Let's consider that this is Still America, and our citizens already get access to healthcare that is much more restricted than the rest of the "First-World Countries", mainly limited by ability to pay. Welcome to the US, where hospitals are mandated to serve the poor for free, but the lower middle class can't afford to be healthy.

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      As noted by skinurse, a user on OpenCongress.org, on March 01, 2012, "If the employer was a Scientologist, they could deny their employees access to Any Doctor... Is that acceptable? Let's consider that this is Still America, and our citizens already get access to healthcare that is much more restricted than the rest of the "First-World Countries", mainly limited by ability to pay. Welcome to the US, where hospitals are mandated to serve the poor for free, but the lower middle class can't afford to be healthy."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Insist on protection of religious liberties | TheGazette - March 17, 2012 by http://thegazette.com/members/earned - Our U.S. Senate has not approved an amendment related to S. 1467 (Respect for Rights of Conscience Act of 2011) that would secure the protections of the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and protect religious ...

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      As noted by http://thegazette.com/members/earned on March 17, 2012, "Our U.S. Senate has not approved an amendment related to S. 1467 (Respect for Rights of Conscience Act of 2011) that would secure the protections of the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and protect religious ..." (/url?q=http://thegazette.com/2012/03/16/insist-on-protection-of-religious-liberties/&sa=U&ei=ET5nT_TsE4HY2gWlvYGYDg&ved=0CE0QmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNHeqGUthNNAX6qVj7us-A7XXdh2_g)
    • Insist on protection of religious liberties | TheGazette - March 17, 2012 by http://thegazette.com/members/earned - Our U.S. Senate has not approved an amendment related to S. 1467 (Respect for Rights of Conscience Act of 2011) that would secure the protections of the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and protect religious ...

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      As noted by http://thegazette.com/members/earned on March 17, 2012, "Our U.S. Senate has not approved an amendment related to S. 1467 (Respect for Rights of Conscience Act of 2011) that would secure the protections of the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and protect religious ..." (/url?q=http://thegazette.com/2012/03/16/insist-on-protection-of-religious-liberties/&sa=U&ei=ChpnT6-MDYmusgLqjNy2Dw&ved=0CE0QmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNGoYFEU6Ye2L8QH2Ch9zungxC8iNQ)
    • Insist on protection of religious liberties | TheGazette - March 17, 2012 by http://thegazette.com/members/earned - Our U.S. Senate has not approved an amendment related to S. 1467 (Respect for Rights of Conscience Act of 2011) that would secure the protections of the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and protect religious ...

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      As noted by http://thegazette.com/members/earned on March 17, 2012, "Our U.S. Senate has not approved an amendment related to S. 1467 (Respect for Rights of Conscience Act of 2011) that would secure the protections of the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and protect religious ..." (/url?q=http://thegazette.com/2012/03/16/insist-on-protection-of-religious-liberties/&sa=U&ei=6-lmT426EoPgsQL1nZi3Dw&ved=0CE0QmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNGRWxjdnsKymM8GrNPWiTJAGkKCMw)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • After Obamacare Court Ruling Lots of Pro-Life Work To Do - July 06, 2012 by LifeNews.com - The U.S. Supreme Court’s long-awaited ruling on two key provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was issued June 28.  Few could have anticipated the outcome in National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius. The Court upheld the ...

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      As noted by LifeNews.com on July 06, 2012, "The U.S. Supreme Court’s long-awaited ruling on two key provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was issued June 28.  Few could have anticipated the outcome in National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius. The Court upheld the ..." (http://www.lifenews.com/2012/07/06/after-obamacare-court-ruling-lots-of-pro-life-work-to-do/)
    • Get Involved in the Fortnight for Freedom to Defend Conscience - June 21, 2012 by LifeNews.com - In “Our First, Most Cherished Liberty,” the bishops called for a “Fortnight for Freedom,” a 14-day period of prayer, penance, education and action in defense of religious freedom from June 21 st through the Fourth of July. The Fortnight ...

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      As noted by LifeNews.com on June 21, 2012, "In “Our First, Most Cherished Liberty,” the bishops called for a “Fortnight for Freedom,” a 14-day period of prayer, penance, education and action in defense of religious freedom from June 21 st through the Fourth of July. The Fortnight ..." (http://www.lifenews.com/2012/06/21/get-involved-in-the-fortnight-for-freedom-to-defend-conscience/)
    • Stop the Christians? “Worship in your Church only, not out here” policy attacked at Harrisburg rally for religious liberty - June 15, 2012 by RedState - (4th in A Fortnight for Freedom Series, For Greater Glory PLEDGE)  No one’s laughing.  But there was apparent irony in Harrisburg, PA this past Friday at a “religious freedom” rally on the capitol steps.  While priests, ministers and ...

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      As noted by RedState on June 15, 2012, "(4th in A Fortnight for Freedom Series, For Greater Glory PLEDGE)  No one’s laughing.  But there was apparent irony in Harrisburg, PA this past Friday at a “religious freedom” rally on the capitol steps.  While priests, ministers and ..." (http://www.redstate.com/hanoverhenry/2012/06/15/stop-the-christians-worship-in-your-church-only-not-out-here-policy-attacked-at-harrisburg-rally-for-religious-liberty/)
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