March 4, 2013
Family Research Council
) will host a news conference at the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) annual convention in
Tuesday, March 5
. FRC President
and FRC Executive Vice President Lt. Gen. (Ret.)
will be joined by
, radio host for Moody Radio, and Dr.
, president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), to discuss the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services mandate that employers cover abortion-causing drugs, sterilizations and contraceptives in their health insurance plans, even if those employers have religious convictions against such coverage.
(R-TN) will introduce the Health Care Conscience Rights Act (HCCRA) today to protect the religious liberties of anyone who purchases health insurance, including non-profits, businesses and individuals, as well as providing greater protections for health care workers who refuse to participate in abortion. Black will be holding a press conference in
tomorrow on her bill and will join the press conference at NRB by video.
Last year FRC hosted a news conference at the NRB convention to release
a petition signed by over 2,500 religious leaders
in opposition to the HHS mandate.
, president, FRC Lt. Gen. (Ret).
, executive vice president, FRC
, radio talk show host, Moody Radio
, president, Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC) of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC)
WHAT: News conference on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services mandate on abortion-causing drugs, sterilizations and contraceptives