Frequent commenter to this blog Margaret McCarthy covers Daniel McConchie, Vice President of Government Affairs for Americans United for Life, in a Grayslake IL presentation, including threats to conscience, including:
Here in Illinois, [where] Holy Family Catholic Church in Inverness is faced with a lawsuit over employment discrimination by Colin Collette because he was fired when he married his male partner.
In Illinois, we have had The “Illinois Right of Conscience” [as] one of the strongest protections for religious objections . . . successfully used to protect a Catholic pharmacist from civil penalty when he refused to supply a customer with abortificient drugs.
Currently, SB 1564 . . . passed and . . . before the General Assembly, would weaken those protections.
Chicago Tribune columnist and blogger Dennis Byrne gave us a look at this book in April…
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