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  •  You're a little ignorant of Catholic thought here (3+ / 0-)

    Keeping the birth rate up has been a goal of many traditional churches, and has often been used to explain the church's opposition to birth control. And it's silly to call it a racist notion since these rules apply to all Catholics.  In fact the fastest growing segment of the church is not white.

    Some biases weren't invented to target LGBT community, they are pre-existing.

    •  It's probably why (2+ / 0-)
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      some of them preach abstinence as well.  They know most of the teens and young adults can't actually be abstinent (or don't want to), but preaching abstinence means they're less likely to be prepared when it does happen.  And that means more babies for the church.

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