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Separation of Churches I Disagree With And State

By on 3.17.08 | 11:11AM

This display of double standards is amusing but nothing new. Most liberals who claim to favor a high wall between church and state are perfectly comfortable with liberal religion. It's just conservative religion they don't like. When religion can be used to justify wealth redistribution, environmental regulations, or just being non-judgmental it is a-okay. And Rev. Pat Robertson running for president is scarier than Rev. Jesse Jackson doing the same.

Growing up in Boston, you would sometimes see the same liberals praising the moral authority of the Catholic Church when it opposed the death penalty or a welfare reform bill, and then condemn the theocratic implications of the Catholic Church opposing abortion or same-sex marriage.

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