Debating Religious Liberty

Watch excerpts from four R & E interviews about the current debate over religious freedom and the Obama administration’s contraceptive mandate with Archbishop of Baltimore William Lori; Bishop Gene Robinson of the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire; Melissa Rogers, who directs the Center for Religion and Public Affairs at Wake Forest University School of Divinity; and Sammie Moshenberg, who is the National Council of Jewish Women’s director of Washington operations. Archbishop Lori spoke about the US Catholic bishops’ “Fortnight for Freedom” from June 21 to July 4, which the bishops describe as “a great national campaign of teaching and witness for religious liberty.” Bishop Gene Robinson, Melissa Rogers, and Sammie Moshenberg all spoke in Washington on June 14 at the Center for American Progress on “Religious Liberty: What It Is and Isn’t.