As Americans we have to stand up for the rights of fellow citizens who are Catholic. Why should anyone stand up for us, if we are not willing to do the same for others? On February 27, on Hannity Radio, Richard Land of the Southern Baptist convention and I, a Muslim, joined in supporting the rights of Catholics.
Catholic bishops and civil disobedience
of faith go in resisting laws they consider immoral. Eleven Texas Faith
panelists weigh in. Here is one:
President, Foundation for Pluralism, Dallas
Catholics is under attack. If a compromise is not reached and the proposed law
is not acceptable to the people, we have to challenge it and go all the way to
the Supreme Court to check the constitutionality of it. If not that, we need to
get Congress to work on rectifying it.
the rights of fellow citizens who are Catholic. Why should anyone stand up for
us, if we are not willing to do the same for others? On February 27, on Hannity
Radio, Richard Land of the Southern Baptist convention and I, a Muslim, joined
in supporting the rights of Catholics.
and communist forms of government, where the rulers decide what is good for the
subjects, we the people decide what is good for us.
systems are well equipped to handle injustice and the unlawful laws, but are
nonchalant towards valuing civil disobedience. The dissipation of the Occupy
Movement is indicative of our attitudes.
Gandhi and the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., because of immorality of the
laws of the time. And it would work again if the Supreme Court were unwilling
to consider the plea and Congress was not willing to fix it.
checking the legality of the issues and has knocked out the popular sentimental
California and Oklahoma propositions in the interest of justice.
occurs when we the people are not collectively represented in the pursuit of
our happiness. And it is our failure, rather than the failure of our
government, to ignore the checks and balances built into our system.
security, safety and freedom. It is in our long-term interest to build a
cohesive America, with liberty and justice for all.
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