The Political Agenda of the Christian Right

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    The agenda of Christian conservatives is relatively limited and they believe that much of it can be accomplished through the federal courts. Broadly speaking, their agenda is as follows:

    They want to control the right of women to have abortions.

    They want to ban all forms of gay marriage.

    They want to prevent the teaching of safe sex in schools and to encourage home schooling.

    They want to ban the use of contraceptives.

    They want to halt stem cell reserach using human embryos.

    They want to stop the teaching of evolution and/or to start the teaching of intelligent design.

    They want to bring God into the public square and eliminate the separation of church and state.

    They want to overturn the legality of living wills.

    They want to control the sexual content of cable and network television, radio and the Internet.

    They want to eliminate an "activist" judiciary that limits or impinges on their agenda by placing God-fearing judges on the bench who will promote their sincerely held beliefs.

    From "Conservatives Without Conscience" by John W. Dean (p. 109)

    I don't know about y'all, but this doesn't sound too good to me.

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    Did you have sex with the cleaning lady on your desk?
     
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    Most of those items would qualify them as central authoritarian leftists, save for the political affiliation and standard irrational leftist fear and loathing of evangelicals.
     
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    Wow.. where do we begin to debunk this crapola??

    They wish to protect innocent human life... whether that life inconveniences you or not

    Some wish to ban gay marriage.. but others wish to support civil unions or to get the government out of the marriage business

    Encouraging home schooling as a choice is a bad thing in a free society??

    They wish to encourage the involvement of parents into the sex education of minors and that is a bad thing? They wish to teach that no sex is safe sex and that is a bad thing? They don't want a bunch of lefty teachers telling them that sex is OK and right when they are under age, even against the parents wishes, and that is a good thing??

    They want to ban contraceptives?? Show this in proof.

    They wish to stop harvesting of human lives for scientific research... Last I heard human experimentation was frowned upon when we heard of the experiments of ones such as Mengele

    Nobody wants to stop teaching scientific theories such as evolution, or other things. Just not the use of theories to try and offend the beliefs of others, and just to also teach that there are indeed othe rtheories about the emergence of life.

    THERE IS NO MOTHERFUCKING SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE, you ignorant leftist swine... try and understand what your rights and the limitations of government actually are

    Show proof of making living wills illegal as supported by the entire 'christian right'.. we'll be waiting

    Public decency laws are indeed supported.. for some people do believe (christian and otherwise) it is nice to have it that your children don't have to be exposed to anal sex acts in public or obscene behavior on public tv at 6PM dinner, etc... some people indeed, and rightfully so, don't necessarily want anarchy in public displays

    More phony accusations by you and/or the author as a winger about judges and about a belief of an entire group
     
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    Are you really this stupid? Do you actually think before you regurgitate anything that you think makes the religious right look bad?

    This is filled with outright lies and just doesn't deserve a point by point debunking. Thanks though for showing us all how utterly dumb you are.

    Rick
     
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    Obviously you don't know much about Christian Conservatives... LOL
    Either that or the person you get your information from doesn't... LOL

    Just because you believe in something doesn't mean to want to control everyone else. :cuckoo:

    As a Christian Conservative I believe in God and the Constitution of this country... If that is bad then I am confused...
     
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    Should I not have done that? Was that wrong?
     
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    Your attempts to justify the various postions involved here, do not change the fact that these ARE positions taken by the Christian right on the vairous issues mentioned.
     
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    The OP is the poster boy for 130th trimester abortions
     
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    No... go right on ahead and keep looking like a fucking moron.
     

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