(CNN) – An influential Christian leader is calling for the evangelical community to match the Catholic church's efforts mobilizing against the Obama administration's policy on contraception coverage.
"I'm asking evangelical churches to get as involved as the Catholic church has," said Chuck Colson, founder of the Prison Fellowship and the Christian radio broadcast Breakpoint. "Catechize members. If it's from the pulpit, that's fine. If by pastoral letter, that's fine. If by announcements at Bible studies, that's fine. The church in America is a sleeping giant. On an issue like this, it will be aroused."
Where is the line drawn for religious groups crossing into politics? Advocating policy is one thing. Advocating for or against specific politicians is a different horse altogether.
Shortly after the big rally, maybe the teavangelicals can perform a sacrifice of a young virgin.
Stay the hell out of my darn uterus!
Can't help thinking that these so called "evangelicals" who have so abused such a beautiful word will be the ruin of your country – with their distorted minds blinded by bigotry, racism and hate (not to speak of sheer lack of intelligence) masquerading as righteousness. Oh USA, the world weeps for you. Wish we had Obama instead of you!
WOMEN – stop donating to churches. Save your money for your healthcare.
Have at it. It is a losing issue for the GOP and the Obama team will reap the rewards from this ridiculous crusade.
Contraception? Really? That's your issue? We have growing poverty in America, homeless people everywhere, a war that's killing our Soldiers and Marines, and a population that emulates the life of Jesus Christ less every day – especially our clergy. With these issues to challenge them, they worry about contraception? I will also point out nobody is forcing any of their parrishioners to use or purchase contraceptive devices. It's only there as an option. If your followers drink all of the Koolaid you won't have a single order for contraceptive services. But since your followers aren't all old men about 98% of the women actually use contraceptive tools – some for purely medical reasons. Do you wonder why religion is getting to be a pastime of the uneducated?