I Am Sick Of Being Bullied By The Religious.

Religion

I am sick of religious bullying.

I am sick of being told that someone’s religion should give them a free pass to ignore the law. If we are to be a Nation of Laws then the laws must apply equally to all, not just to some.

I am sick of paying for public services provided to religious groups who refuse to pay their way. Simply declaring a group a religion should not exempt them from paying taxes. The law must change so they apy their share.

I am sick of being told that the law must conform to religious requirements. The days of the “Divine Right of Kings” has passed, and so too has our belief in Theocracy.

I am sick of religious groups being given a seat at the table when issues of national importance are being discussed. Religion has nothing to add to those discussions, the presence of religious leaders denies a seat to other voices.

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