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Faux Outrage and a
Real Threat to Liberty

American Thinker, by Howard Slaugh

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 7/17/2014 2:34:59 AM

The left has ardently objected to the Hobby Lobby decision, allegedly due to concern about women’s access to healthcare. However, their recent actions have forced people to wonder: are some of the critics more concerned with providing women with free contraceptives or with demonizing religious adherents and promoting a political narrative about a “war on women”? The evidence increasingly suggests the latter. Instead of seeking compromises that would further their objectives, some liberals have proposed extreme anti-liberty legislation that has no chance of becoming law and have manufactured controversies to allow them to continue demonizing their adversaries. In response to the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ruready?, 7/17/2014 7:28:46 AM     (No. 9928325)

Correct. In the final analysis, liberals hate God. They despise all that is good.

Often wondered about the two emotions that the Bible describes, “There will be weeping there, and gnashing of teeth". Suspect that in that day, there may be two groups, one group filled with dread and the other filled with hatred of God and of truth.

No matter how bad it gets, my patriotism is grounded in another country.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: grace1798, 7/17/2014 8:00:07 AM     (No. 9928355)

I am a woman and contraceptives were cheap all my days when I needed them and I paid for them out of my pocket. ALSO, I WANTED till I was married at age 23 before I had sex. HELLO....
I don´t understand these girls today but they are loose and there is a NAME for them. I don´t mean to be harsh but it´s bad enough they live for the devil..........then they want us to pay for their murder of unborn babies? If this government supports this........I have to say....we´re moving out of USA forever.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: canuckchopper, 7/17/2014 10:32:06 AM     (No. 9928616)

An article in the local weekly rag (7 days) in Vermont on this subject was so remarkable. The local author quotes some other feminist, whose article was devoid of any real content or logic. Local author then spewed on about females being slaves to the embryo!

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