Friday, May 16, 2014

Nebraska GOP zealot: Religion trumps any law

Recommended reading:  A signs-of-our- times capsule from Thinkprogress:

“[O]ur right to the free exercise of religion is co-equal to our right to life,” according to the campaign website of Ben Sasse, a Nebraska Republican who won his party’s nomination to the United States Senate on Tuesday. Nebraska is a solid red state that preferred Romney to Obama by a massive 21 point margin in 2012, so Sasse is now all but certain to succeed retiring Sen. Mike Johanns (R) this November. If he does, Sasse promises to promote an almost anarchistic vision of religious liberty as a member of the Senate. According to Sasse’s website, “[g]overnment cannot force citizens to violate their religious beliefs under any circumstances.”
Read the whole piece on thinkprogress. Another step backward by a theocratic zealot and the Cornhusker Republicans.    

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