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Where do we draw the line between Freedom OF Religion and Freedom FROM Religion?

October 8, 2010

 

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By Denise Smithson

Amendment 1 – Freedom of Religion, Press, Expression. Ratified 12/15/1791.

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

Two of the endearing principles of the Nation of the United States are FREEDOM and TOLERANCE.

NICE PRINCIPLES AT FIRST GLANCE.  BUT,

How much are we supposed to tolerate?
Are we supposed to tolerate animals being tortured in the name of religion?
Are we supposed to tolerate beautiful young humans being driven to suicide in the name of religion?
Should religions that advocate murder of non-believers be tolerated?
Should religions be allowed to influence society to drive sensitive human beings to suicide?
Should religions that advocate “harm” to animals or humans be allowed free expression in public?

CLICK THE LINK BELOW NOW, PLEASE, TO SIGN PETITION and LETTER PROTESTING ADVICE OF A RELIGIOUS LEADER TO INFLUENCE SOCIETY TO OPPOSE A HUMAN’S BASIC RIGHT TO HIS AND HER OWN SEXUAL IDENTITY.

https://ourcompass.wordpress.com/2010/10/02/vigil-for-society%E2%80%99s-casualties/

BEAUTIFUL YOUNG HUMANS ARE SELF-ABORTING THEIR MISSIONS TO PLANET EARTH, BECAUSE OF THE INTOLERABLE PAIN BROUGHT UPON THEM BY A SOCIETY INFLUENCED BY ARCHAIC, ANCIENT, RELIGIOUS HATRED TOWARDS THEM.

Is a religion ever right that perpetrates death, murder, suicide, torture, or abuse?  Should they be allowed to exist in a society that wants true tolerance, peace, love, harmony, and human rights?

 

Ritualistic slaughter of animals

 

Ritualistic slaughter of the human spirit

 

freedom of speech,
at times quoted,
in haste
is not freedom from hatred
and its expressions
in bad taste
freedom from hearing
that which may offend
without tolerance,
endearing
the hate will never end
religion and credo
should be of personal choice
one’s relationship with god
dwells within their inner voice

Karen Lyon Kalmenson

4 Comments leave one →
  1. October 8, 2010 9:49 pm

    I think if we just outlaw organized religion we will be ok (lol) ….and we should have a seperate island somewhere far from civilization to send all the killers and abusersto, left to fend for themselves. One thing is sure, we must seperate ourselves from that kind if we are ever to have a kinder, more compassionate world.

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  2. October 9, 2010 12:33 am

    Great Post….

    these barbaric festivals which involve the savage murder of animals are very disturbing indeed, this is why I push to ban the ritual slaughter of animals for meat as next countries like Australia shall allow minonity groups to organise (legally)these ritual festivals on Australian soil, then it will become even worse from there. Where do governments draw the line on what they allowminority groups to do to animals all in the name of ‘religion’ or do governments even want to draw the line? or is it easier for them to just allow ritual slaughter or barbaric ritual festivals such as Kapparot, how do we control these extremists without the governments help? This is truly are very serious issue and one that NO ONE seems to want to attack.

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  3. karen lyons kalmenson permalink
    October 10, 2010 7:49 am

    freedom of speech,
    at times quoted,
    in haste
    is not freedom from hatred
    and its expressions
    in bad taste
    freedom from hearing
    that which may offend
    without tolerance,
    endearing
    the hate will never end
    religion and credo
    should be of personal choice
    one’s relationship with god
    dwells within their inner voice

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