While Romney is widely derided for his constantly changing political positions, it seems he is clear on one thing: Patriarchal order. No matter your situation, your health, your needs, or your aspirations, if you are a woman, you stay in your place, follow the rules and let men make the decisions. When it comes to making sure women play by the patriarchy’s rules, at least we know Romney is consistent in one area.
The Pope says heterosexual couples can use condoms too; the Family Research Council (and others) are named as hate groups by the Southern Poverty Law Center; and the Mormon church takes their social issue handbook public.
A Mormon Elder apologizes for the pain Prop 8 has caused, while states and “family” orgnanizations sign on to briefs that urge the marriage ban to continue. Plus – should there be folic acid in your birth control pill?
Think that child marriage only happens in the developing world? Think again – a fundamentalist sect of Mormonism has been marrying the young girls in their community to men two or even three times their age.