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[–] [email protected] 74 points 1 month ago (3 children)

As someone who is not religious in any form besides childhood indoctrination, all I can say is jesus fucking christ. Our country needs a purge of religious extremists. Do your fucking thing. Let me do mine. Don't push your beliefs on me. Freedom of religion also means freedom FROM religion.

[–] [email protected] 4 points 1 month ago

Rational arguments don't usually work on religious people. Otherwise there would be no religious people.

freedom FROM

That's some Europe-level talk right there, pardner /s

[–] [email protected] 7 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago)

In Louisiana, we have a super majority republican congress, bought republican judges, and a republican governor for the first time in 8 years. We are in a phase of revenge passing whatever right wing bills they can get away with because we no longer have a Democrat governor to turn away the ridiculous crap.

Our legislature absolutely will write in Christianity as the "correct" religion, and our governor is in the process of rewriting our constitution for a few reasons, one of which could very well be naming Christianity.

It's going to take more than a challenge from tst to fix this one... We are deteriorating faster than Texas because Republicans are passing bills out of spite.

[–] [email protected] 4 points 1 month ago

One of the things that I don’t see shouted out enough is when someone says the conservatives in this country attack education to keep the voting public stupid so they’ll keep supporting shit that’s against their interests, it’s objectively true, but it misses that Christians want the exact same thing to prevent more people from critically thinking about their faith and realizing it’s bullshit lies. And I’m not just talking about church leadership, plenty of run of the mill average Americans want to destroy public education because it threatens their burning desire and belief that they will exist forever