Meade wrote:Keep going, DCB. I think you may be on to something. Not the parts about "sluts" or the sarcasm about "Christian nation" (which perhaps reveal a little too much about your deepest feelings and prejudices). But the other part. The part about the Court's wisdom.
OK, I'll keep going without the sarcasm. But I'm not going to ignore the fundamentalists who hell-bent on instituting a theocracy.
The fact is the same right-wing nut-jobs who were freaked out by the "government takeover of healthcare" have been gung-ho on total government takeover of one very specific medical procedure.
They may talk about 'jobs, jobs, jobs' but all they really seem to work on is 'abortion, abortion, abortion' A record number
of restrictions that server no useful purpose:
"What we see are parents in anguish over some type of medical condition -- and these very cruel laws double or triple that anguish."
Invasive procedures required solely to demean women.
The Catholics decide to pick a fight over contraception, on the grounds that 'religious freedom' means your boss controls your life.
Why the courts put up with this shit is beyond me. Just to clue you in, when I referred to "the Court's wisdom", that too was sarcastic. They should be squashing these invasions of privacy with extreme prejudice.