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Re: ‘Gonna Put Y’all Back in Chains’


What exactly does Joe Biden think it is when a Catholic charity is told to put up with this administration’s abortion-drug, sterilization, contraception mandate? Religious-based organizations have to comply or face crippling fines for noncompliance, putting the future of their work in jeopardy. How would he describe the Department of Justice in the Obama-Biden administration insisting that a Catholic family-owned business does not have its religious freedom as business owners? It’s not the way I’d advise Mitt Romney or Paul Ryan to talk about it — and Mitt’s doing just fine, recently articulating this especially well in Ohio – but chains do work as a metaphor. So be careful when you’re on a roll, Joe, you’re already overreaching