ACLU Belittles Believers as Wife Beaters

The resident seer, soothsayer, and sage of the ACLU of Louisiana warns of a coming wave of wife beatings in the bayou if Louisiana House Bill 707, the “Marriage and Conscience Act,” becomes law. HB 707 would prevent the State from taking “any adverse action against a person, wholly or partially, on the basis that such person acts in accordance with a religious belief or moral conviction about the institution of marriage.” Marjorie Esman, executive director of the ACLU of Louisiana, says that HB 707 could allow husbands to hit their wives, if the men claimed they thought they had a right to do so based on their definition of marriage. According to Julia O’Donoghue, writing for the Times-Picayune on April 10, Esman told her: “He could say ‘It is my moral conviction that my spouse can submit to discipline from me.’ ... It basically dismantles the Louisiana legal system. The whole criminal code goes out the...(Read Full Article)