By Marty Klein
President George W. Bush says that, In our loose society, humans have the precise to decide on how they stay their lives. yet our govt and the non secular correct are effectively censoring what you learn, listen, and spot; restricting your entry to birth control; legislating reliable ethical values; and brainwashing your children that God hates premarital intercourse. the appropriate has politicized deepest lifestyles, increasing the sector of public sexuality. This promises regulations that may worsen social difficulties and increase own anxiousness, offering evidence that sexuality is essentially negativeâ€”so electorate 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 exhibits the monetary connections among govt and conservative spiritual teams which are systematically eliminating your rights. And, within the approach, altering American societyâ€”forever.
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