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Rallies for religious freedom draw record crowds across 140 cities

March 27th, 2012

Rallies send an important message to President Obama

On Friday, grassroots activism sent a powerful and unambiguous message to President Obama and Secretary Sebelius – we will not stand by and have our religious liberty trampled. The Stand Up for Religious Freedom Rallies took place in over 140 cities and had attendance of AT LEAST 54,548 as tallied thus far!

Rallies took place in over 140 cities and had attendance of AT LEAST 54,548

Send your pictures from Friday’s Rally to grassroots@stophhs.com we will post our favorites on www.StopHHS.com and Facebook.

These rallies were a great success on many levels from the turnout, to refocusing the issue back to religious liberty and not contraception, but one of the surprising results was the incredible coverage of the mainstream media. Few protest sites were left uncovered and many had multiple local print and television news outlets present.

News outlets were forced to cover these Rallies because of the huge numbers involved. A sampling of Rally press coverage.

“Thousands Rally For Religious Freedom Nationwide”(NPR)

“Americans Speak Up for Religious Freedom at Rallies Nationwide”(EWTN News)

“Religious rallies across USA protest birth-control mandate”(USA Today)

This is proof that Grassroots efforts are effective. We need to capitalize on this momentum and continue our push for 100,000 signatures at StopHHS.com by the end of this month. At this critical time in our movement, we need you to forward this email and the www.stophhs.com website for the National Petition to Stop HHS Mandate to your friends and email contacts.

Together we will have an impact and we will not stop until every conscience is protected.

Al Kresta

 

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