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Sen. Hatch, Rep. Buerkle, Iowa Bishop Join FRC Action for Live Webcast Tonight on Health Care Contraceptive Mandate

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WASHINGTON, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tonight, at 8 p.m. Eastern, Family Research Council Action (FRC Action) will host a live video webcast entitled "Healthcare Mandate: Violating the Separation of Church and State." The webcast will focus on the Obama administration's mandate that, beginning next year, will force any organization – including religious institutions – that offers health insurance to employees to cover contraception, sterilizations and abortifacients, regardless of conscientious objections.

FRC Action President Tony Perkins will be joined by Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah and Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle of New York, as well as policy experts who will discuss what must be done to stop it. The live webcast event will be held at FRC headquarters in Washington, D.C. It will begin at 8 p.m. EST.

WHO:
Tony Perkins, President, FRC Action
Senator Orrin Hatch, (R-Utah)
Congresswoman Ann Marie Buerkle, (R-N.Y.)
Bishop Walter Nickless, Diocese of Sioux City, Iowa
Eric Baxter, Senior Counsel, The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty
Terry Jeffrey, Editor-in-Chief, CNSNews.com
Dr. Richard Land, President, Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, SBC
Tom McClusky, Senior Vice President, FRC Action
Jeanne Monahan, Director, Center for Human Dignity, FRC
Dr. Mark A. Smith, President, Ohio Christian University

WHAT: Webcast: "Healthcare Mandate: Violating the Separation of Church and State"

WHEN: 8:00 p.m. EST tonight, February 9

WHERE: Watch Online at http://www.frcaction.org/mandate

Credentialed media are invited to attend the webcast in person but must first register with FRC Action's press office by calling (866) 372-6397.

SOURCE Family Research Council Action



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