It’s things like this. They could (and should) have painted the judges as catholic bishops or cardinals. Instead they decided to point at „the others“. This is what I mean. The real reason here (christian faith based extremism) gets replaced by Muslim stereotypes.
Fact: Fact: In at least 10 US states, laws in access to abortion will be MORE restrictive than in Iran, Somalia and other countries. #justsayin https://www.ft.com/content/ebf64d7b-064c-4c8c-9825-27dfddb111e8 (possibly paywalled)
@jwildeboer Remember when folks thought that having a Roman Catholic President would make him beholden to the pope?
@jwildeboer even one of the Three!
and the other two are the only two Jews on the court, leaving Gorsuch as the only Anglican...
@jwildeboer I see your point; I don't think you're the target audience so it's hitting you differently. This is meant to shock those who (somehow) see Catholic bishops as "good" by pointing out how the "good guys" (such sarcasm quotes!) are acting just like the "bad guys". Directly attacking the church would eliminate that tiny chance of introspection and just harden their sense of persecution. Which will probably happen *anyway*, but still.
My thought, anyway.
@jwildeboer Twitter is also full of “progressive” Christians calling SCOTUS “Pharisees”, despite the fact that many Jewish rabbis have been outspoken in their defence of Roe, insisting that Jewish law *demands* that pregnant people have access to abortion when they need it. The idea that it might be Christianity itself that’s the problem – that the call is coming from inside the house – doesn’t seem to register with these people.
@deathtoamerica as I’ve pointed out in the replies already. https://social.wildeboer.net/@jwildeboer/108544345866336476
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