Actually that’s a paraphrase of a George Carlin statement. And he was right.
The latest news is that a legislator in Louisiana proposed a law to criminalize abortion and would require a 15 year prison sentence for any woman undergoing the procedure or any doctor performing it.
Check out the article at Mother Jones: CLICK HERE
Let’s call it like it is. We tend to say the far right that is driving the Republican Party are the grass root conservatives seeking smaller government – This is not the case. These people are fundamentalist Christians and their agenda is to create an American Christian theocracy. They believe in a fundamental interpretation of the Bible – and they want a government that will enact and enforce their beliefs.
Here in Maine it was the Catholic Church of Portland that spearheaded a drive to defeat a Gay Marriage law that was offered to the people as a referendum. They actually took up collections in church to fund their campaign. They were joined by all the religious fanatics of other faiths, and with big money from outside were able to kill the bill.
Witches were burned.