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Richard Thompson Delivers Powerful Speech Opposing the HHS Mandate at 'Stand Up' Rally in Detroit

Contact: Kathleen Lynch, Thomas More Law Center, 734-827-2001

DETROIT, March 27, 2012 /Christian Newswire/ -- On Friday, March 23, 2012 Richard Thompson, President of the Thomas More Law Center, addressed a huge and enthusiastic crowd of Michigan citizens who gathered for the 'Stand Up For Religious Freedom' rally held in Detroit. Click here to see excerpt of speech, approximately 3 minutes.

Nearly 1000 Christians of all ages rallied in front of the McNamara Federal Building in downtown Detroit to protest the Obama administration's HHS mandate. Mr. Thompson, one of nine distinguished speakers who addressed the crowd, drew thunderous applause as he told the crowd,

"Christians were born for combat," Christ said 'I did not come to bring peace, but a sword.'"

Thompson continued,

"Peace is not our goal. Righteousness is our goal. It is our duty to resist."

Click here to see Mr. Thompson's entire speech, approximately 11.5 minutes.

Mr. Thompson's speech was referenced in the Detroit Free Press and USA Today.

Today, hearings on Obamacare continue in the United States Supreme Court. Two years ago, on March 23, 2010 the Thomas More Law Center (TMLC) filed the first lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Obamacare. In June 2011, TMLC filed the first petition to the U. S. Supreme Court.