Saturday, September 6, 2008

California Supreme Court rules against religious freedom.

Well, the California Supreme Court has done it again. It has gone against religious freedom. The same California Supreme Court that recently legalized same-sex marriage, has ruled by a 7-0 vote that homosexual rights trump religious freedom. The ruling barred doctors, because of their Christian beliefs, from withholding unnecessary medical care to gays and lesbians (sodomites). The ruling says that under state law sexual orientation rights trump religious freedom. Justice Joyce Kennard wrote in the ruling that two Christian fertility doctors who refused to artificially inseminate a lesbian have neither a free speech right nor a religious exemption from the state's law, which "imposes on business establishments certain antidiscrimination obligations."Doctors at the Christian clinic referred the lesbian to another clinic, but the lesbian refused their referral - demanding that the Christian clinic perform the procedure. When the Christian doctors refused to violate their religious convictions, the lesbian sued and the Supreme Court gave her the victory.

This ruling will again have a devasting affect on every business in California. If a similar victory in a federal court is won, every business in America will be affected. According to the American Family Association, "Alabama Fertility Specialists (AFS) has begun a campaign to bring Honda of Alabama to its knees because Honda will not cover artificial insemination for a lesbian in it’s insurance. Honda advised their insurance carrier to "exclude domestic partners (same-sex partners) from ART (Assisted Reproductive Technology) benefits including diagnostic services related to fertility/infertility..." If this doesn't work, then count on AFS to sue. Alabama Fertility Specialists alerted the media, their supporters and sodomite groups about Honda’s actions and called on supporters and sodomites to bombard Honda with phone calls and letters."

Many American still live under the illusion that American citizens are free to run their business as they see fit. Yes, one time, American citizens were free to do that. Under the old U.S. Constitution, this was so. However, with what is commonly called the new U.S. Constitution (stating 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments specifically being applied to the states), the states have lost for their most part their soverignty (this is what makes up federalism-the separation between the state governments and the federal governments). Now, even though this was the California Supreme Court's decision, and not a federal court decision, we have liberal judges in state supreme courts that have bought into the idea that citizens are no longer able to run their business as they see fit, which comes down to, you can't practice your faith in the open arena. Until then.

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