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07/26/2013

Oh look, Catholic Bishops now against our basic nondiscrimination protections too

by Jeremy Hooper

Somehow I've overlooked the following letter for the past two weeks. In it, Salvatore Cordileone and other bishops who've been so hellbent on using their personal faith beliefs as reason to stop our civil marriage rights prove that their goals do not and will not stop at our ring fingers. This time, it's our basic employment protections that they're after:

Joint Letter on Enda Senate Help 2013-07-09 1

No word if there is a proposed bill titled the "How to Alienate Young People of Faith Act" or if the bishops would support such legislation, were it to exist. But they are backing that theoretical bill's practical effects, whether they realize it or not.

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