From Eric Metaxas at Breakpoint.org:
[In United States we] have the First Amendment’s guarantee of religious freedom, don’t we? Well, of course—on paper. Given what Farr calls the current administration’s “consistent downgrading of religious freedom,” the picture isn’t too rosy here, either. The HHS mandate, which would force religious organizations to provide insurance coverage for contraceptives and abortion inducing drugs, is nothing less than a direct assault on religious freedom.
Folks, Chuck Colson reminded us again and again that religious freedom is called the first freedom for a reason: As our founding fathers knew, without it, no other freedom could be secure.