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  •  Do you listen to science or religion? (5+ / 0-)

    To me this is basically legislating minimum health care benefits should be based on science, not religious beliefs.

    I am sorry if the churches are upset at having to offer medicine, but women deserve the best science in our health care, not dictated by religious leaders.

    Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace. - Dalai Lama

    by kimoconnor on Mon Feb 13, 2012 at 02:53:12 PM PST

    •  That's right. We do not have a Shah. We have a (0+ / 0-)

      representative government.  Our great Country was founded on many principles, one of which was the absolute separation of Church and State.

      Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.
      Emphasis mine.

      The United States of America is not a Theocracy.

      And it never will be if I am still alive.

      #OccupyOMC - "We have a permit, its called The Constitution".

      by Evolutionary on Mon Feb 13, 2012 at 09:00:24 PM PST

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    •  You make it sound so simple. (1+ / 0-)
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      Oh, wait -- it is.

      "Proposition 8 serves no purpose, and has no effect, other than to lessen the status and human dignity of gays and lesbians in California..."

      by teachme2night on Tue Feb 14, 2012 at 07:48:00 AM PST

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