The First Amendment states:
"Congress shall make no law respecting the 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."
Then why is it that states are creating laws that stem from the religious beliefs of those in power? Why are women are being denied their basic human rights? Laws are cropping up all over the United States regarding women's access to contraceptives and their reproductive organs. What goes on within their bodies should be between them and their doctors, not them and the entire US Government. These laws all come from certain religious beliefs that are being imposed upon the state, that abortion and birth control are wrong, even though not everyone in the state feels or believes the same thing. In Georgia women are forced to
As a budding nation, our forefathers saw the importance of the Separation of Church and State, and it's in our Constitution, yet the government continues to allow laws that are created to protect a certain religious belief. This is wrong! This is unconstitutional and goes against what the United States stands for as a nation. This is the Land of the Free, so let's stand up to our name.
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