Originally Posted by Prison Bitch
Well, the question is what you will "allow" churches to do provided they justify anything under the purview of religious freedom. We know that they weren't allowed to opt out of the Obamacare birth control mandate even though it's a clear affront to one of their central religious teachings.
I'm pretty sure the gay lobby will eventually go after churches, via the hate crimes legislation, equal protection clause, etc. And they will attack their tax-exempt status for preaching political causes.
1) It is illegal (and immoral) for churches to allow themselves to become political machines.
2) Health insurance is a secular matter.
3) Do these people look like they are being prevented from preaching hate: