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As submitted, the title of the initiative contains one sentence. It proposes to add “an amendment to the Colorado Constitution expressing the public policy of the state of  Colorado that government may not burden a person’s or religious organization’s freedom of religion
http://coloradoindependent.com/117520/colorado-%E2%80%98religious-freedom%E2%80%99-initiative-moves-one-step-closer-to-2012-ballot

again, I see this as one more lie, since it is entirely meant to support conservative Christians and their attempts to force their beliefs on others. I almost wish I could live in Colorado and work for some jackass so I could declare that my freedom of religion in my choice to use birth control and not obey another religion's dictates was being abrogated. 
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Re: "religious freedom" initiative Colorado - redefining freedom
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2012, 01:39:22 PM »
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Initiative opponents, however, told the Colorado Independent that the initiative language is deceptive, that it would not so much protect religious freedom as blow open exemptions in state and federal law, effectively setting up a separate legal standard for any person or group claiming to be motivated in their actions by faith.
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Re: "religious freedom" initiative Colorado - redefining freedom
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2012, 01:49:31 PM »
Take away their grant monies from the gov and tax status and see how quickly they change their tune.
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Re: "religious freedom" initiative Colorado - redefining freedom
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2012, 02:03:38 PM »
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Initiative opponents, however, told the Colorado Independent that the initiative language is deceptive, that it would not so much protect religious freedom as blow open exemptions in state and federal law, effectively setting up a separate legal standard for any person or group claiming to be motivated in their actions by faith.
Maybe the Muslims would like to enact their Sharia law in Colorado. 
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