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Protecting People from Religion

Religions make rules that are odd and arbitrary rules at best and harmful at worst.
It's time to stop talking about "separation of church and state" and start talking about Protecting people from Religions all over the world!

Here's just a short list:

Orthodox Jews:
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/14/nyregion/14abuse.html?em

Christianity: sex, abortion, divorce, pedophiles

Mormons: polygamy - and rape of children (forced marriages)

Islam: women's rights - prisoners in their own houses, rape as a punishment, family killing for honor

Hinduism - caste system, child marriages, parents, family killing for honor

... (More to come.)

[Originally posted on my personal blog at muralikd.blogspot.com, October 14, 2009]

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