The New Culture War

MSNBC posted the story “The New Culture War”.

Iran Carmon reports at MSNBC on the conservative interpretation of “religious freedom” and new religious refusal cases filed following the Burwell v. Hobby Lobby case. Refusals of service on religious grounds first began with conscience clauses during the anti-abortion movement, and have since expanded to opposition of other services, such as birth control or marital services for same-sex couples. This is the new culture war, Carmon writes, a battle over religious liberty that includes debate of sexuality and gender, yet casts Christian business owners as “downtrodden victims of secularized government encroachment.”

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