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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Gene Lyons explains how some Catholic bishops are trying to subvert the first amendment in his column, “A Partisan Power Play Won’t Redeem Bishops:”

In a bankruptcy proceeding last week, the diocese of Milwaukee listed 8000 claims of sexual abuse among its liabilities. I’m with Esquire’s Charles P. Pierce, who writes that the great contraceptive kerfuffle with the Obama administration represents a fairly obvious power play by “the institutional American church to regain the power and influence in the secular government that it lost when it was exposed to be a multigenerational conspiracy to obstruct justice.”