Letter: Abortion is civil issue, not church's (June 22, 2022)
June 22, 2022
I want to talk about the separation of church and state.
Our constitution declares that no religion shall have legal effect on the general populace. And the government shall not demand obedience to any particular religious concept.
It’s the principle of the thing, but abortion happens to be the current problem. Prohibiting abortion impinges on the civil freedom promised to all of us by our constitution.
Abortion is a religious issue ... many religions have no objection, and non-religionists should not be held to religious laws. Several religions value community above individual...