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Seattle Is One of 160 Rallies, Nationally, Opposing HHS Mandate at Noon on Friday
Stand Up for Religious Freedom rallies happen at noon on June 8 in 160 cities across the nation including 5 cities in Washington State (Seattle, Longview, Wenatchee, Richland/Tri-Cities and Spokane). Rallies are against the HHS Mandate in Obamacare.
It may come as a surprise to some that within the boundaries of these metropolitan bastions of liberal, if not “über-liberal”
The nation’s Stand Up for Religious Freedom rallies (Stand Up rallies), including Seattle’s, are educational, bi-partisan, multi-faith, peaceful and family-friendly.
Stand Up for Religious Freedom rallies happen at noon on June 8 in 160 cities across the nation including 5 cities here in Washington State (Seattle, Longview, Wenatchee, Richland/Tri-
The number of Stand Up for Religious Freedom rallies happening in Washington State is disproportionately high when compared to other states in the union. California, perhaps the most politically liberal of the three west coast states, has rallies scheduled in 11 cities.
The timing of this second wave of Stand Up for Religious Freedom rallies dovetails with the US Supreme Court ruling expected around the end of June on the constitutionality of the HHS Mandate.
The date of June 8 was specifically selected by national organizers because it is the 223rd anniversary of the day our Founding Father, James Madison, introduced the Bill of Rights to our nation’s First Congress.
In recent days, the Seattle rally received video endorsements from two nationally- and internationally-
Speakers for Friday’s rally will address the crowd from the steps of the US District Courthouse, 7th and Stewart Streets in downtown Seattle. Speakers include Jay Richards, Sr. Fellow and Director of the Center on Wealth, Poverty and Morality at the Discovery Institute; Washington State Representative Mark Miloscia, Democrat, representing Washington State’s 30th Legislative District; Dr. Tom Curran, founder of Trinity Faith Resources and host of 1050AM KBLE Radio’s program, Sound Insights; Pastor Joe Fuiten of Cedar Park Church and founder of Positive Christian Agenda organization;
As happened at the Stand Up rally on March 23, organizers and attendees will leave the grounds of the US District Courthouse with no environmental impact. Unlike many other protests in Seattle, Stand Up protestors will leave the property in as good or better condition than at the start of the rally.
Local and national rally organizers available for interview.
Live-stream at www.standupseattle.net
Contact: Contact: Cyndie Ulrich, WebberUlrich Media, LLC