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Because activities that persons choose are entitled to more protection than mere commercial interest?

The Catholic and Orthodox churches, and many Protestant sects, are mere commercial interests, as far as any outside observer can discern. Well, that and a side order of misogyny and child rape. Why should commercial interests that brandish a cross enjoy greater protections than any other commercial interests?

Because many people stand up for religious rights and only few stand up for the consume of porn?

Many people stand up for the right of racists to spread their venom. Few people stand up for the right of communists to not be monitored by the political police.

Because the Churches are firmly integrated in the exercise of power?

Well, that's what I'm protesting.

In a democracy, the churches cannot be any closer to the halls of power than any other social gathering or commercial enterprise.

- Jake

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by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Fri Aug 31st, 2012 at 08:14:05 AM EST
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