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Walter Reed 'cease and desist' order for Catholic priests violates the First Amendment, GOP lawmakers say

Posted on AllSides April 12th, 2023
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Two dozen Republican lawmakers are demanding answers from the Pentagon after Walter Reed National Military Medical Center sent a "cease and desist" letter to Catholic priests to stop providing care during Holy Week, slamming the move as a violation of the First Amendment.

24 Republican members of Congress penned a letter to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin. In the letter, obtained exclusively by Fox News Digital, the lawmakers blast the Biden administration’s "attack on the Christian faith." 

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