feed (someone) to the wolves

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feed (someone) to the wolves

To sacrifice someone to ruin, destruction, or hostility from others, especially for one's own benefit or survival. He cares nothing for the people he works with and is willing to feed them to the wolves if it means his stock might increase a bit. In the face of the scandal, the administration has been feeding to the wolves anyone they can use to deflect blame from themselves.
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When the Supreme Court declares abortifacient contraceptives as unconstitutional and the Pope comes to tell us that contraceptives destroy the family, feed us to the wolves and to an ideological colonization of the likes of the Hitler Youth, what do our law-abiding and Catholic citizens do?