Obama mandate to affect us on January 1, 2014.
This is your LAST CHANCE to help us protect your religious freedom in court!
“If we give in now, they will not leave us alone.”
-Cardinal Timothy Dolan
November 5, 2013
Those words from Cardinal Dolan prompted me to send you this urgent email.
You need to take immediate action to defend your First Amendment right to freedom of religion.
And one of the most important things you can do to protect yourself is to continue to support Priests for Life’s lawsuit against the HHS Mandate brought about by Obamacare.
So take a moment right now to CLICK HERE and make as large a donation as you can to Priests for Life’s Legal Fund!
Our lawsuit against the Obama Administration has reached a critical stage … and so has our nation.
On October 1 the attorneys arguing our case filed a motion for summary judgment. We are asking the court to rule in Priests for Life’s favor based on the law itself.
All the parties involved in our lawsuit – the judge, the government and Priests for Life – agree that the HHS mandate will have an adverse impact on Priests for Life.
And since this mandate is scheduled to go into effect for us on January 1, 2014 it’s time for the court to decide whether the mandate that compels Priests for Life to violate our conscience and be direct participants in the killing of the youngest members of our human family violates the U.S. Constitution, as well as the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
The judge hearing our case seems ready and willing to issue a final order before the end of the year.
Which is why I told you:
This in all likelihood is your LAST CHANCE to get behind our lawsuit and protect your First Amendment right to practice your religion free from government coercion.
So CLICK HERE and make a contribution to Priests for Life’s Legal Fund!
You’ll recall Priests for Life was among the very first to file a lawsuit against this mandate.
And despite all the promises and so-called accommodations the Obama administration has made, our moral and legal concerns have not been satisfied.
We’ve waited long enough.
It’s time to declare this mandate unconstitutional.
And that’s exactly what our lawsuit is on the verge of doing.
When successful, our lawsuit is going to prove the undoing of this unjust mandate.
This is critically important once you realize that …
… Obamacare is the greatest expansion of abortion since Roe v Wade!
And you’ll be paying for it with your tax dollars!
This is because, according to the White House, pregnancy is a “preventable disease” and treatments – namely, abortion-causing drugs and contraceptives – for this “disease” must be covered in all health care insurance plans.
In other words, in the eyes of the Obama administration, bearing a child is a “disease”!
Is it any wonder our country is spiraling downward as rapidly as it is?
Such warped thinking is the result of forty years of legalized abortion-on-demand.
And now these people are using the might and power of the federal government to force you and me and all Americans to take a direct and active role in the killing of our unborn brothers and sisters.
This is unconscionable!
It is tyranny at its worst.
And that’s why Priests for Life filed our lawsuit. Make no mistake:
Neither you nor I nor Priests for Life
will ever give in to the HHS mandate
or any government threat.
But in order for you and Priests for Life to successfully hold out ..
… it is imperative that you CLICK HERE and support our lawsuit with as large a gift as you can make to the Priests for Life Legal Fund.
Come January 1 the Obama administration will force you to take a direct and active role in the murder of your unborn brothers and sisters.
We filed our lawsuit in order to protect you, your conscience rights, your pro-life principles and your freedom to practice your religion as you deem fit.
As I told you a moment ago:
Priests for Life will disobey any mandate that tries to force us to violate our conscience and compel us to take part in the direct killing of our innocent unborn brothers and sisters.
And because we will, it is critically important that our Legal Fund be filled to the brim so that we can win a PERMANENT INJUNCTION against the tyranny of the HHS mandate.
To do so, however, I must have your generous and immediate financial help!
Please CLICK HERE and do as much as you can.
We need every dollar you can spare.
That’s because, when all is said and done, I expect Priests for Life will spend well over $100,000 to see our lawsuit to its conclusion … which could very well include a hearing before the U.S. Supreme Court. This is the case even with the pro-bono help we are receiving.
The bottom line is this:
Until this unjust mandate is entirely and permanently struck down, we must turn to the courts to protect our First Amendment right to oppose abortion and practice our religion free from government coercion!
I’m not the only one who recognizes that reality.
Our U.S. bishops do so as well. In fact, a short time ago, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the President of the USCCB, said:
“We have tried negotiation with the Administration and legislation with the Congress but there’s still no fix.
Time is running out, and our valuable ministries and fundamental rights hang in the balance, so we have to resort to the courts now.”
That’s why I’ve sent you this urgent appeal for help. The clock is ticking.
This is in all likelihood YOUR LAST CHANCE to support our Priests for Life lawsuit and protect your First Amendment right to freedom of religion!
Remember, in going after the HHS mandate, we are up against the full might and power of the federal government. President Obama and his pro-abortion allies will spare no expense to have our lawsuit thrown out of court. And they have the entire U.S. treasury at their disposal. They will hold nothing back in their unbridled attempt to compel us to bow before the state.
In contrast, Priests for Life has only the financial resources which you and pro-life champions like you so lovingly and so generously provide.
That being the case I’m asking you to CLICK HERE and make as large a financial contribution as you can so that Priests for Life can win a PERMANENT INJUNCTION from the unjust mandate.
We are doing this for you, for all pro-life activists, for our fellow Americans, and most especially, for the youngest members of our human family – our unborn brothers and sisters.
I beg you to stand with us in this fight! The cause of life in America is at stake.
Thank you. May God bless. And please include our lawsuit and the attorneys who are arguing our case in court in your daily prayers.
Sincerely yours in Christ,
Fr. Frank Pavone
National Director, Priests for Life
P.S. Make no mistake. The HHS mandate unjustly impacts all employers, not just churches, religious groups, and health care institutions. Which means that in all probability … it impacts YOU directly! This is unjust. And you don’t adapt to injustice; you oppose it. That is especially true for you and me because Priests for Life’s primary purpose is to promote and protect life … whereas one of the primary effects of the mandate is to prevent and destroy life. That’s why I’m counting on you to RUSH the largest contribution you can to Priests for Life’s Legal Fund and help us win our lawsuit … even if it means going all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court!
NOTE: If you prefer to send a check, please make it out to Priests for Life and send it to us at PO Box 141172, Staten Island, NY 10314. If you have any questions, call us toll-free at 888-735-3448.
Priests for Life
PO Box 141172
Staten Island, NY 10314