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Submitted by Mel (United States), May 6, 2008 at 11:38

Claire, you made some excellent points, which I wholeheartedly agree with, until your last paragraph, in which you state that

"Of course, the Southern Baptists, Jehovahs Witnesses, Latter-Day Saints, Catholics, and other Christian groups also don't treat women as fully human---and really enjoy dominating them and limiting them, treating them as lifelong children-sidelining them from life,---".

This statement is totally without merit and insults the women who belong to those faiths. I, for one, am a member of the LDS Church, and women have the same rights and privileges as the men, with the exception of being ordained to the offices in the Priesthood. Women may hold leadership positions and often have positions of great responsibility such as teaching gospel doctrine classes, seminary classes, etc. As far as I can determine, the other Christian faiths treat women as equals, also. God is no respector of persons, and all are precious in His sight.

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