Full Committee Hearing:Lines Crossed: Separation of Church and State. Has the Obama Administration Trampled on Freedom of Religion and Freedom of Conscience?

Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 2:45pm
2154 Rayburn House Office Building

Opening Statement of Ranking Member Elijah E. Cummings

Opening Statement of Rep. Carolyn Maloney


Panel I

The Most Reverend William E. Lori
Roman Catholic Bishop of Bridgeport, CT
Chairman Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

The Reverend Dr. Matthew C. Harrison
The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod

C. Ben Mitchell, Ph.D.
Graves Professor of Moral Philosophy
Union University

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik
Director of the Straus Center for Torah and Western Thought
Yeshiva University
Associate Rabbi
Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun

Craig Mitchell, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Ethics
Chair of the Ethics Department
Associate Director of the Richard Land Center for Cultural Engagement
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Panel II

John H. Garvey
The Catholic University of America 

Dr. William K. Thierfelder
Belmont Abbey College 

Dr. Samuel W. "Dub" Oliver
East Texas Baptist University

Dr. Allison Dabbs Garrett
Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Oklahoma Christian University

 Laura Champion, M.D.
Medical Director
Calvin College Health Services

 Barry W. Lynn, Esq.
Executive Director
Americans United for Separation of Church and State

112th Congress