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America's War on Sex: The Attack on Law,…

America's War on Sex: The Attack on Law, Lust and Liberty (Sex, Love, and…

by Marty Klein

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President George W. Bush says that, In our free society, people have the right to choose how they live their lives. But our government and the Religious Right are successfully censoring what you read, hear, and see; limiting your access to contraception; legislating good moral values; and brainwashing your kids that God hates premarital sex. The Right has politicized private life, expanding the zone of public sexuality. This guarantees policies that will worsen social problems and increase personal anxiety, providing proof that sexuality is fundamentally negative--so citizens demand more sex-negative policies. With examples ripped from today's headlines, with brutal honesty and a wicked sense of humor, Marty Klein names names, challenges political hypocrisy, and shows the financial connections between government and conservative religious groups that are systematically taking away your rights. And, in the process, changing American society--forever.… (more)



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Dr. Klein's book examines how sexuality is the one area of life in which Americans can preach legal intolerance and be praised as moral and upright citizens instead of bigots. He calls for hard evidence that alleged dangers - to children, to women, to the community - are dangerous, or if as is more likely there is no such evidence, that we live by the first principle of a free society and let consenting adults do whatever they want that does not interfere with the choices of others, and not mind other people's private business. ( )
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