Despite the Supreme Court’s ruling that Jack cannot be targeted for his faith, the government in Colorado is targeting Jack for his faith. The Colorado government has decided that Jack simply should not be allowed to do business. It appears that the government has made up its mind that people of faith, people that want to live and do business according to their sincerely held beliefs, don’t belong in the pubic space.
Let’s add some perspective to this scenario: engaging in sexual activity with a minor is illegal. Producing or consuming child pornography is illegal. And yet, at this very moment sex dolls made to appear child-like are being manufactured for sale. This means people that struggle with unnatural and illegal desires will be able to somewhat live out their fantasies.
The sexual revolution has also produced mixed messages that can only be considered hypocritical. Feminists demand respect while advocating for legal prostitution and pornography. It’s hard to take seriously the claims of a group that are upset over sexual harassment while they simultaneously endorse multiple means leading to harassment. Feminists decry our “rape culture” while proudly supporting fashion trends and industries (pornography) that objectify women. You can’t have it both ways.
Mayim Bialik has been in the spotlight since she was very young. Being in Hollywood as a child can be dangerous. But Bialik, now 41 years old, says she has made it her practice to make decisions she considers “self-protecting and wise.” Bialik shared her thoughts in an op-ed for the New York Times in which Bialik discusses what it’s like to be a feminist in Harvey Weinstein’s world, she shared the following bit of wisdom: