This time around, the subject is once again abortion and instead of New York, Missouri Satanists are assisting a woman seeking a religious exemption from Missouri's religious 72-hour abortion waiting period because the Christian law violates the Satanist's "deeply held beliefs about bodily autonomy;" something Christian fanatics cannot comprehend or countenance for any woman.
What the so-called more "Christ-like" Pope has not done is rescind any of the Church's archaic moral policies his predecessors kept in place and apparently Francis has no intention of changing them anytime soon; regardless of his Fox-created "friendlier pope" public relations image.
The latest indication that Republicans will enjoin the Catholic bishops' and religious right's war against the Constitution, was disgraced former speaker of the house Tom Delay who said unapologetically that, "gays undermine his religious liberty."
In an ironic twist, as a result of Catholic Justices on the nation's highest court, for the second time in six months high-ranking Catholics are exercising religious supremacy over the nation's judicial system.
There is a gross misconception among the people and pundits alike that extremism in the Republican Party is limited to one wing of the conservative movement.
Republicans in state after state spent the past year hastily passing legislation abolishing other Americans' 14th Amendment rights
The recent appropriations bill known as the CRomnibus could have been a lot worse for women's reproductive rights and it is very fortunate for women that Democrats and President Obama succeeded in getting it passed.
As the group of bishops were the instigators behind the Neo-American religious imposition as freedom ideology, it was not surprising that they came up with yet another twist on how they exercise "their" religious freedom.
There is an idiom that parents and employers likely put in practice when an important task has to be completed correctly; "If you want something done right, you have to do it yourself." President Obama certainly understands that sentiment with a slight variation; if the nation wants anything done at all, the President has to do it himself due to Republicans who have done nothing since January 2009.
The inspiration for Hobby Lobby, and 71 other "religious" corporations, to sue for a religious exemption of the contraception mandate is not about abortion, but about controlling women and inflicting consequences for not adhering to their Puritanical belief that women in their employ, can not, and will not, have sexual relations without paying a heavy price.
The pope's representative told the American bishops, "You know this comes from my admiration, respect, and loving concern for the Church in America."
If a woman is having a miscarriage or a difficult pregnancy and she visits a Catholic hospital, chances are a priest will diagnose and recommend treatment based on Vatican dogma.
Americans are becoming informed consumers, and if Republicans persist in selling the same broken merchandise with a different salesman, they will lose elections.
A number of Republicans have signaled their willingness to revisit one of America's darkest eras when innuendo, suspicion, and false accusations cost many their freedom, livelihood, and reputation.