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By Judith Lynne Hanna

Across the US, strip golf equipment have come lower than assault through a politically competitive section of the Christian correct. utilizing plausible-sounding yet factually unfaithful arguments concerning the damaging results of strip golf equipment on their groups, the Christian correct has stoked public outrage and incited neighborhood and kingdom governments to impose exhausting regulations at the golf equipment with the motive of dismantling the unique dance undefined. yet a good better time table is at paintings, in response to Judith Lynne Hanna. In Naked Truth, she builds a powerful case that the assault on unique dance is a part of the activist Christian Right’s “grand layout” to supplant constitutional democracy in the USA with a Bible-based theocracy.

Hanna takes readers onstage, behind the curtain, and into the neighborhood and courts to bare the conflicts, fees, and realities which are enjoying out on the intersection of erotic myth, faith, politics, and legislations. She explains why unique dance is a valid kind of creative conversation and debunks the various myths and untruths that the Christian correct makes use of to struggle strip golf equipment. Hanna additionally demonstrates that whereas the struggle occurs on the neighborhood point, it's a part of a countrywide crusade to control sexuality and punish those that don't adhere to Scripture-based ethical values. eventually, she argues, the bare fact is that the separation of church and kingdom is lower than siege and our civil liberties—free speech, women’s rights, and loose enterprise—are at stake.

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