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State and Federal Representation in Owensboro, KY!

Posted by Rachel Evans (June 8, 2012 at 8:58 pm)

Building on the momentum of a successful Stand Up for Religious Freedom Rally on March 23rd, the June 8 rally did not disappoint. Featuring our own Bishop William Medley – Diocese of Owensboro, the rally maintained an enthusiastic level throughout the hour long program. At the sound of the noon siren, the crowd of at least 400 citizens was spread across the lush lawn at Moreland Park, taking advantage of shade trees to listen to an impressive array of speakers and singers.

Both Federal and State level representation was heard sharing their inspiring and informative messages: US Senator Rand Paul, US Congressman Brett Guthrie and KY Senator Joe Bowen each either spoke or sent officials of their administrations. We also heard a moving account from a representative of Silent No More, who explained her reason for publicly sharing her heart-wrenching experiences as a post-abortive woman. [Continue reading …]

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Early Media Coverage of Worcester Rally

Posted by Pauline Morris (June 7, 2012 at 3:43 pm)

A lead story in  June 1 edition of the Catholic Free Press highlighted local efforts for the Stand Up for Religious Freedom rallies taking place within the diocese.

Speakers for the Worcester rally include Attorney Robert Amorello who will review religious liberty under the First Amendment of the Constitution. Msgr. Anthony S. Czarnecki will relate his experiences living in Poland under Communist rule where freedom to practice one’s religion did not exist.

Other speakers include Vic Melfa, CEO and Co-founder of The Training Assoiciates and Fr. Richard Reidy who will describe the impact of the HHS Mandate on Catholic business owners, Catholic hospitals, universities or organizations that offer health benefits.  Allison LeDoux, diocesan director of the Office of Marriage and Family will also address the participants.

Follow this link to read the whole story.

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Attorney General to Speak at Athens, GA Rally

Posted by Heather Gardner (June 5, 2012 at 11:32 am)

Sam Olens

Georgia Attorney General, Sam Olens, will be among the special guest speakers at Friday’s Stand Up for Religious Freedom Rally in Athens. Georgia is one of 27 states currently challenging the constitutionality of the entire Obamacare law in the Supreme Court.

Martha Zoller, candidate for Georgia’s new 9th Congressional District will emcee the event.

Martha Zoller

A very large turnout is expected in Athens because it is the only city in Georgia participating in the Rally. 100 professionally printed signs will go quickly, so make sure to bring a handmade sign or American flag with you, and STAND UP FOR RELIGIOUS FREEDOM!

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Charleston,SC Rally to Feature Joseph Kurt, 94.3FM

Posted by Patricia Vitkovic (June 2, 2012 at 4:28 pm)

Here in CHARLESTON, SC on JUNE 8th 


at NOON in front of the  U.S. CUSTOM HOUSE on East Bay Street (map)


including Joseph Kurt from 94.3FM

and Holly Gatling, Executive Director of SC Citizens for Life



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