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“Out of respect for your elected position and as a personal courtesy to you, I will not post this as a public letter to the PPJ Gazette until Friday, next, allowing ample time for your response . . .”

You guessed it. I’ve had no response from Senator Gimse.

Yet.

Joe Gimse                                                
Minnesota State Senator
Assistant Minority Leader
District 13
State Office Building, Room 105
St. Paul MN 55155-1206

Senator Gimse:

This is in response to your Monday, November 23, 2009 Email, subject: Call for Americans to stand for sanctity of life, marriage, and religious freedom.

I am sure you will excuse its length, given the three pages of unconstitutional crapola you dropped into my Email in-box this morning.

In it, you refer to a “…statement, called “the Manhattan Declaration,” (that) has been signed by more than 125 Catholic, Evangelical Christian, and Orthodox leaders, . . .” Now there is an Appeal to Authority if ever one has been made.

And who but a fool would argue with: “a 4,700-word declaration addressing the sanctity of life, traditional marriage, and religious liberty.”

It is that last part, about religious liberty, that concerns me. When will all of our government leaders – executive, judicial, and legislative – come to realize that the bedrock support for that “religious liberty” is spelled out in the Bill of Rights: More