However, he did not manage to refrain from taking a swipe at post Vatican ll Popes Paul lV, John Paul ll and Benedict XVl. In doing so, he promoted the sexual left, as he repeatedly has done in his past columns. This is the same sexual left that spawned an abortion industry that has, by dismemberment, taken the lives of over 57 million innocent Americans since the infamous Roe v Wade Supreme Court decision. It is the same sexual left that, more recently, persuaded the Maryland legislature to allow men who masquerade as women to legally use women's public restrooms and locker rooms under the euphemistic name of "The Fairness for all Marylanders Act of 2014." Of course, Gov. Martin O'Malley signed it right into law.