11410[Death To Religion] Re: A Strategy of 'Subversive Rationalization' for a post-Ab
- Apr 9, 2008--- In email@example.com, "Richard Godwin" <meta@...> wrote:
>Usually when some idiot legislator puts a specific exemption in the
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "bestonnet_00"
> > I can't see them winning that case, religious exemptions can't get
> > you out of violating secular laws (otherwise people would be
> > starting religions that require their adherents to rob banks).
> On the whole you are right, but in many specific cases you are
law stating that it isn't a crime if done for religious reasons,
usually not included in marriage laws.
> Catholic priests practicing child abuse as pediphiles show where youThat is still illegal, just that the Catholic Church has tended to be
> are wrong.
very bad at actually dealing with them.
> > I'd be more inclined to bring up faith healing and denial of realIn court?
> > medicine to kids, that's probably the worst of all religious
> > exemptions still existing in developed countries (and the
> > polygamists aren't likely to win).
> Agreed, except the polygamists HAVE BEEN winning.
> Why wouldn't they continue to win? But agreed there is some smallSounds to me like the only reason that they might appear to be winning
> progress in the direction of beating them. Fear of the Waco
> incident holds back progress though.
is because the government is too scared to confront them (although
given what religious fanatics can do one does need to be careful).
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