Legislation of Our Beliefs & Speech

Re: Legislation of Our Beliefs & Speech

Postby the truth » Feb 11th, 2018, 2:46 pm

The Green Barbarian wrote:
Hurtlander wrote:Who the hell would want to give public money to some archaic religious groups straight out of the dark ages, that still believe women are inferior to men.


so much so that they force their women to wear full burkas in public! How archaic! You would think if this were going on, the Left would be outraged!


yup :up: who could that be
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Re: Legislation of Our Beliefs & Speech

Postby the truth » Feb 11th, 2018, 2:50 pm

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Re: Legislation of Our Beliefs & Speech

Postby hobbyguy » Feb 11th, 2018, 9:50 pm

Theocracy, like Iran's, is an enemy of democracy. Democratic governments can not and should not make funding available for those who yield to theocratic impulse and attempt to impose their beliefs on others. Freedom of religion also involves freedom from religion.

No organized religion has clean hands - and many were/are set up to be power structures and restrict the freedoms of others. A sound democratic government can not support that, but neither should it restrict beliefs.

The anti-theocratic test of support for Canada's charter rights is perhaps a little clumsy, but the "pounce" from dimples and right wing media is both disingenuous and anti- democratic. In the end it is a tempest in a teapot stirred up originally from antidemocratic sources, and should be dismissed as such.
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