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The Washington Post has an article about the Right’s legal strategies to intrude upon private end-of-life decisions, protect Boy Scout bigotry, and restrict stem cell research through their legal arm, the Alliance Defense Fund. Barry Lynn, executive director of Americans United, comments that:

"They're not for some form of generic religious freedom. They're for Christian superiority, that Christians take over the courts. […] They are living in this fantasy world where the majority religion, Christianity, is claimed to be literally under attack."

Gary S. McCaleb, who directs the ADF's litigation team, imagines a "clear hostility to Christian thought" that allegedly impairs "the fundamental ability of Christians to speak their minds on the issues of the day." Jeremy Gunn, director of the ACLU's Program on Freedom of Religion and Belief notes that falsity of this paranoid mentality:

"There's no mugging of their free speech. […] They talk about freedom and liberty. What they really want is the government to endorse their version."

(Thanks to NoGodBlog for the tip.)

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