Home Text Only Default Large Extra Large Site Map United States Senator Lindsey Graham, South Carolina
United States Senator Lindsey Graham, South CarolinaUnited States Senator Lindsey Graham, South Carolina
Visiting Washington D.C.
Washington Office
290 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
(202) 224-5972
Press Room
Press Releases

Print this page
Print this page

Senator Graham Press Releases
Contact: Tate Zeigler (202-224-5972) or Kevin Bishop (864-250-1417)
Date: 02/09/2012

Graham Opposes Obamacare Mandates Which Violate Religious Freedom

WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today announced he opposes the Obama Administration’s push for mandates on contraception which forces some religious organizations to provide services which violate the pillars of their faith.  Earlier this week, Graham signed on as a co-sponsor to Senator Marco Rubio’s (R-Florida) Religious Freedom Restoration Act to rectify this overreach by the Obama Administration.


Graham said:


“The Obama Administration’s insistence that religious organizations violate their beliefs will be rejected by the American people.  Religious organizations should not be required to provide health care services that violate the pillars of their faith.  When it comes to Obamacare, this type of overreach continues to leave a bad taste in the mouths of the American people.


“The Supreme Court recently held 9-0 that religious organizations can adopt hiring practices consistent with their religious tenets.  I’m confident that Congress will ultimately overrule Secretary Sebelius’s decision.”




Background Information:

USA Today: Obama mandate on birth control coverage stirs controversy

February 2012 Press Releases

Download Real One Player You will need to have Real One Player installed on your computer to be able to listen or watch the clips above. Real One Player is free software that lets you play audio and video files. Download Real One Player
Greenville Office
Upstate Regional Office
130 South Main Street, 7th Floor
(864) 250-1417
Columbia Office
Midlands Regional Office
508 Hampton Street, Suite 202
(803) 933-0112
Florence Office
Pee Dee Regional Office
McMillan Federal Building
401 West Evans Street, Suite 111
(843) 669-1505
Mount Pleasant Office
Lowcountry Regional Office
530 Johnnie Dodds Boulevard, Suite 202
Mt. Pleasant
(843) 849-3887
Rock Hill Office 2
Piedmont Regional Office
235 East Main Street, Suite 100
Rock Hill
(803) 366-2828
Golden Corner Regional Office
124 Exchange Street, Suite A
(864) 646-4090
Privacy Policy