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It turns out Mike Pence is even more radical than we all feared

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I knew it was going to be a long night when an actual nun was onstage by 9.20pm. “I must confess that I recently prayed while in chapel, begging God to allow me to be a voice and instrument for human life,” said Sister Dede Byrne, dressed in her black and white habit, “and now here I am, speaking at the Republican National Convention. I guess you better be careful for what you pray for.” I guess!

“While we tend to think of the marginalized as living beyond our borders, the truth is, the largest marginalized group in the world can be found in the United States,” Byrne continued. “They are the unborn.” This is why voting Donald Trump in is so important, she added. And doesn’t that just remind you of the biblical story where Jesus famously says, “Screw the refugee children from Venezuela and suffer the little American embryos”?

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Mike Pence must have read that verse, too, because it only took him about ten minutes to start waxing lyrical about the rights of the unborn when he stood up to address the nation and formerly accept the vice presidential nomination at Fort McHenry in Maryland. Shifting easily from celebrating the assassination of Qassem Soleimani to telling us that he values every single human life, Pence assured us all that “the hard truth is you won’t be safe in........

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