Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore, left, and Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, talk after news conference Tuesday (July 2) at the National Press Club in Washington. They spearheaded an open letter by faith leaders who consider the Obama administration’s contraception mandate a threat to religious freedom. RNS photo by Adelle M. Banks

Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore, left, and Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, talk after news conference Tuesday (July 2) at the National Press Club in Washington. They spearheaded an open letter by faith leaders who consider the Obama administration’s contraception mandate a threat to religious freedom. RNS photo by Adelle M. Banks