Today, more so than at any time in the nation’s history, evangelical Republicans are on a crusade to base the nation’s laws on the Christian religion to discriminate against Americans who do not fall into the mold of a religious Republican.
Republicans claim their abominable legislation overturning a Washington D.C. anti-discrimination statute that prohibited religious employers from punishing women who use birth control, family planning services, or abortion services was to protect employers’ religious liberty according to the Hobby Lobby ruling. However, they revealed the legislation is about using religious tyranny to control women.
Although there has been progress throughout America’s history, the idea of equality for every citizen has never completely caught on. Still, equal rights is purported to be one of America’s defining characteristics and it appeared to be what the Founding Fathers eventually hoped would be the case.
Republicans at all levels of government, at the behest of the religious right, have launched a vicious crusade to eliminate well over half the population’s liberty to control their own actions and the ability to choose how one conducts their life. It is beyond refute that the attacks on women’s sexuality and reproductive health.
All of the Republicans interfering with personal health decisions are in league with extremist Christian organizations and corporations (Hobby Lobby et al) that demand authority be given to them to have complete control over a doctor and woman’s medical decisions; something that Tennessee voters, even Republican voters, overwhelmingly oppose