June 28, 2012 | This video has been excerpted from the Berkley Center's event Religious Freedom and the HHS Mandate: a Conversation with Representatives Jeff Fortenberry, Diane Black, Ann Marie Buerkle and Dan Lipinski
On Thursday, June 28 at 10:00 AM, Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) joined Congresswoman Diane Black (R-TN), Congresswoman Ann Marie Buerkle (R-NY), and Congressman Dan Lipinksi (D-IL) for a public forum at Georgetown University's Gaston Hall.
Dr. Tom Farr, Director of the Religious Freedom Project at the Georgetown University Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs, moderated this thoughtful discussion on the Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate and its implications for individual liberty and religious freedom. Congressman Fortenberry presented and discussed his legislation, the Respect for Rights of Conscience Act (H.R. 1179).