From the OC Register and the Los Angeles Daily News . . .
In a state ruled by a former Jesuit, perhaps we should not be shocked to find ourselves in the grip of an incipient state religion. Of course, this religion is not actually Christianity, or even anything close to the dogma of Catholicism, but rather something that increasingly resembles something more akin to the former Soviet Union, or present-day Iran and Saudi Arabia, than the supposed world center of free, untrammeled expression.
Two pieces of legislation introduced in the last legislative session, but not yet enacted, show the power of the new religion.
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