A Republican World – ‘Nebraska Senate Nominee Says Religious Beliefs Can Justify Breaking Any Law’

Sassy statements to appeal to knee jerk thoughts – hollow and callow.

The Last Of The Millenniums

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We are a society.

We are not a ‘christian’ society. Nor a Jewish society nor an atheist society.

We are a society.

Religion is your belief…not everyone’s law.

We ALL have a Constitution…..You have YOUR Bible.

“[O]ur right to the free exercise of religion is co-equal to our right to life,” according to the campaign website of Ben Sasse, a Nebraska Republican who won his party’s nomination to the United States Senate on Tuesday’.

‘Here’s a screenshot of the relevant part of Sasse’s website’:

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‘His proposed rule — that government cannot require someone to act counter to their religious beliefs “under any circumstances” — would mean that literally any law could be ignored by someone who held a religious belief counter to that law’.

‘According to National Geographic, for example,“[h]undreds, if not thousands, of women are murdered by their families each year in the name of family ‘honor,’”

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2 thoughts on “A Republican World – ‘Nebraska Senate Nominee Says Religious Beliefs Can Justify Breaking Any Law’”

  1. As always, many thanks for the reblog. Too many people don’t understand the difference between being a member of a church vs. being a member of a society.
    That we’d have to explain that in this day and age makes me actually believe that we may well be headed for an American ‘Dark Age’.

  2. That “dark age” has always been with us – the fear side of our religions. There is a long history of revivalism that used to run in 20-30 year cycles through out our history. Now, however, it is how some make a living so there is a constant drumbeat – fear pays – better suited for theme park rides but… grin. We must keep saying this…

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