Michael Gaynor
August 31, 2012
Wendy Long: the real war is on religious freedom, not women or women's health
By Michael Gaynor

With Wendy Long, you won't go wrong.

New York's Republican/Conservative United States Senator candidate Wendy Long (www.wendylongfornewyork.com) put in plainly: "Obama is trampling religious freedom" (www.wendylongfornewyork.com/religious_freedom).

Do not be deceived by Team Obama's Republican War on Women canard!

The choice is between respect for religious freedom and FREE contraceptives, abortifacients and sterilization, not the right to contraceptives, abortifacients and sterilization.

Contraceptives, abortifacients and sterilization are legal, but religious freedom is America's First Freedom.

Team Obama is insisting that people who believe that contraception, abortion and sterilization are morally wrong and aiding and abetting them is a sin for the aider and abettor neverthelesss must pay for them for others.

This is NOT a Catholics-only issue.

Long explained: "If federal government is willing to take on an institution the size of the American Catholic Church, it can also run rough-shod over other smaller Christian denominations or for that matter Jewish, Muslim or other faiths that have come to our nation in pursuit of happiness and the free practice of their faith."

EXACTLY!

In New York, the United States Senate race is between Long, a champion of religious freedom and the United States Constitution, and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a champion of federal funding of the largest abortion business in the United States, Planned Parenthood.

Recently, a SuperPac promoting religious freedom went on television with a 30-second ad and a six-figure media buy in New York. If you haven't seen it, please view it at www.youtube.com/watch?v=_jF4MN6zxPg.

Long noted: "The ad speaks about my support for Cardinal Timothy Dolan and the Catholic Church in the battle for religious freedom that they are waging against the Obama administration and Kirsten Gillibrand's mandate forcing Catholics and other Americans to take actions that violate their faith or conscience. Cynically, the Obama administration and Senator Gillibrand have tried to paint this as a fight for 'women's health.' Their claims are false. Make no mistake; this is an attack on religious freedom, which is our first and most basic freedom as Americans and as human beings."

That's what's beneath the Team Obama packaging.

Don't be fooled (or fooled again).

With Wendy Long, you won't go wrong.

© Michael Gaynor

 

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Michael J. Gaynor has been practicing law in New York since 1973. A former partner at Fulton, Duncombe & Rowe and Gaynor & Bass, he is a solo practitioner admitted to practice in New York state and federal courts and an Association of the Bar of the City of New York member... (more)

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