By Marty Klein
President George W. Bush says that, In our loose society, humans have the precise to settle on how they reside their lives. yet our executive and the non secular correct are effectively censoring what you learn, pay attention, and spot; proscribing your entry to birth control; legislating sturdy ethical values; and brainwashing your children that God hates premarital intercourse. the best has politicized inner most lifestyles, increasing the sector of public sexuality. This promises guidelines that might worsen social difficulties and increase own nervousness, offering facts that sexuality is essentially negativeâ€”so voters call for more sex-negative policies. With examples ripped from today's headlines, with brutal honesty and a depraved humorousness, Marty Klein names names, demanding situations political hypocrisy, and indicates the monetary connections among govt and conservative spiritual teams which are systematically disposing of your rights. And, within the procedure, altering American societyâ€”forever.
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