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Our Last Chance to Protect First Freedoms? (It’s Not the Economy, Stupid!)

Anthony391 Wrote: Oct 10, 2012 8:50 AM
Every theft of freedom is hidden behind some perceived public good. In this case women's health is being used to stomp on religious freedom. Those who do so know once the precedent is set it can be used forever after.
Let me commit political heresy in this presidential election year: It’s not the economy, stupid! Our first freedoms—those freedoms enumerated in the First Amendment—are being recklessly discarded by the ruling class in favor of government ideology. It seems that America’s citizenry has become so numb to outrageous political acts that even trampling our constitutional rights barely raises an eyebrow.

If we remember back to when schools actually taught such things, the linchpin of the American Constitution is the Bill of Rights. Those were the rights the founding fathers of this great nation felt were necessary to spell out in the...