Statements about Religion
"Only 14 percent of Catholics agree with the Vatican's position that abortion should be illegal."
A socially conservative group sponsored a "prayer vigil" to stop people from buying Girl Scout cookies because it thinks the Girl Scouts are affiliated with Planned Parenthood.
"There are more atheists in the country right now than Jews, Muslims, Hindus and Buddhists combined and doubled."
Says a federal judge in San Antonio "issued a ruling that … not only could the students not pray at their graduation, if they used the word ‘benediction,’ the word ‘invocation,’ the word ‘God,’ asked the audience to stand or asked for a moment of silence, he would put the superintendent in jail."
The polls "show over half of Americans identify themselves as being pro-life."
"This year President Obama canceled the 21st annual National Day of Prayer ceremony at the White House under the ruse of ‘not wanting to offend anyone.' BUT … on September 25, 2009 from 4 AM until 7 PM, a National Day of Prayer FOR THE MUSLIM RELIGION was HELD on Capitol Hill, Beside the White House."
"Most women, including 98 percent of Catholic women, have used contraception."
"Gov. Romney cut off kosher meals for Jewish senior citizens who were on Medicaid to save $5 a day."
"The Obama administration ... would impose on every Catholic institution, every Jewish institution, every Protestant institution the Obamacare standard of what you have to buy as insurance."
"[The] ACLU and atheists in Denver are demanding the NFL stop [Tim Tebow] from praying on the sidelines."
"No federal official at any level is currently allowed to say ‘Merry Christmas.’"
"The Obama administration just issued instructions that terrorism training should not involve any reference to Islam."
Our "kids can’t openly celebrate Christmas or pray in school."
"When the country was founded, Congress had exactly the same attitude about the sanctity of Christmas celebrations that a 7-Eleven does today: 'Yeah, we're open.'"
"For the past eight years, Gov. Carcieri and Mrs. Carcieri would host the lighting of the State House Christmas tree."
"The Christian Coalition gave (Adam) Hasner an F."
Congressional Republicans have introduced dozens of bills on social issues and other topics, but "zero on job creation."
"If a President Romney got a call from the president of the (Mormon church), he has no choice but to obey. It is obedience over family and country."
Muslims tried to use Sharia law to influence court decisions in New Jersey and Oklahoma
"I did not say that I would not have them [Muslims] in my Cabinet."
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