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The man who lusted in his heart is still interested....in women

Updated: 2013-09-11T03:30:49Z

By STEVE KRASKE

The Kansas City Star

Jimmy Carter has tackled all manner of topics in his post-presidential writing career.

He’s spun words on aging, the Midwest, his childhood, America’s moral crisis and his first run for office.

Now, he wants to write about women. In fact, a book proposal The New York Times obtained states that Carter wants to discuss “all aspects of women’s lives” that explores the unequal treatment of women around the world and the use of religious texts to justify discrimination.

“I am convinced that discrimination against women and girls is one of the world’s most serious, all-pervasive and largely ignored violations of basic human rights,” Carter, 88, wrote in the proposal, adding: “It is disturbing to realize that women are treated most equally in some countries that are atheistic or where governments are strictly separated from religion.”

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