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In clarifying George Bush's veto of legislation providing funding for stem cell research, the White House has clarified its reasoning:

George Bush "does have objections with spending federal money on something that is morally objectionable to many Americans."

I'm glad to know this, and will soon be sending a list to the president so that he can veto other legislation based on my moral objections.

I have a moral objection to the Iraq war.

I have a moral objection to selling arms to repressive regimes.

I have a moral objection to more research on new ways to kill people, like bunker busters and space weapons.

I have a moral objection to the death penalty.

I have a moral objection to taxpayer-funded faith-based programs that discriminate.

I have a moral objection to hiring Department of Justice Lawyers on a political litmus test.

I have a moral objection to a Civil Rights Department that isn't interested in enforcing civil rights laws.

I have a moral objection to a government's disregard of citizens' privacy.

I have a moral objection to using the coercive power of the state to enforce theological doctrine.

When does my morality get taken into account?

Originally posted to fiddler crabby on Tue Jul 25, 2006 at 09:56 AM PDT.

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