STATEN ISLAND, NY – Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued the following statement today following the U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
“The Supreme Court today officially declared that our current government pays no heed to the Constitution. Neither the President, nor Congress, nor the Supreme Court appears willing to protect life or liberty.
“If ever there were a time in history when the American people needed to be informed voters on Election Day, this is it.”
Priests for Life filed a lawsuit in February against the Health and Human Services mandate that all employers provide contraception to their employees free of charge. That lawsuit will continue.
“Priests for Life will remain vigilant on the issue of contraception,” Father Pavone said. “The mandate is a brazen attack on our religious liberty. Today’s ruling on Obamacare was a setback, but it is not the end of the battle.”
Bryan Kemper, Youth Outreach Director for Priests for Life and Stand True President spoke at the press conference outside the Supreme Court today along side Lila Rose of Live Action, Kristin Hawkins of Students for Life and many more national pro-life leaders.
Here is a summary of what Bryan spoke on:
“Today our Supreme Court once again has shredded the Constitution and denied the freedom of Christians to not violate their conscious. This generation will not sit silently by and allow the destruction of freedom and life to continue.”
“The last generation was caught by surprise by Roe vs Wade; this generation is alive and awake. This generation has survived Roe v Wade, but Roe v Wade and Obamacare will not survive this generation. The time to speak and act is now!”
We hope you will stand with us as we fight this horrendous decision and raise your voices loud this November. Be a part of the generation who WILL abolish abortion.