'Bishop Jenky properly drew attention to the impending dangers to religious and personal freedom,' said Notre Dame law professor emeritus Charles Rice. Meanwhile, other faculty protest the Peoria bishop's comments.
Did the president mislead Catholics in his 2009 Notre Dame speech? Columnists analyze administrations efforts against conscience-protection laws and religious freedom. But pro-life Democrats predict that the federal government will create a broader religious exemption to federal mandates requiring contraception coverage in all new health-care plans.