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I agree in general - except that I see almost no evidence of religious power. Religions leaders have some influence but no actual power. Every can opt out - and it seems to me that most have opted out.
Gun, if religious groups didn't have so much power we would not
still be arguing about contraception, whether or not employer insurance pays for it, choice, and GLBTQ rights in 2013.
THEY (religious groups) are responsible for the stagnation of our social progress in these areas and others.