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I was once a devout Catholic (turned atheist) who, at the time, found strength and spiritual guidance in religion when personal challenges arose. I have no problem with religion but I do have a problem with religious institutions pushing political agendas. Its fine if they don't believe in abortion but outlawing abortion forces morals and ideology upon those whom may not share those beliefs. Prohibition failed because it didn't represent the majority of the country's feelings towards alcohol. Rather, well organized evangelical groups passed legislation by pressuring politicians.
Religion is a great tool for those people looking for personal guidance, but it has no place guiding an entire nation. What people consider moral or immoral can vary wildly from person to person. Their personal beliefs undoubtedly influence their political ideology. Ideology is simply an opinion, which when argued should be validated by with facts. If we detach ourselves from facts and simply adhere to feelings of what is moral and immoral the consequences could be harmful and unintended; such as the crime wave that spurred death and corruption during prohibition.