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Because, You Know . . .
« on: May 15, 2019, 05:19:42 PM »
Discriminating against those horrible gays is the central tenet of Christianity.

"Anti-LGBTQ Group Director: The Equality Act Should Be Called the ‘Death to Christianity Act’" | Right Wing Watch

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Michelle Cretella, the executive director of an anti-LGBTQ pseudo-science organization, said that the Equality Act should actually be called the “Death to Christianity Act.”

May 10 episode of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, guest host Sarah Perry, FRC Action’s Director of Partnerships, and Cretella, executive director of the American College of Pediatricians (a right-wing group not to be confused with the professional organization, American Academy of Pediatrics), shared their opposition to the Equality Act, which would seek to add protections for sexual orientation and gender identity into existing anti-discrimination laws. The duo claimed that the proposed legislation would take children who believe they may be transgender and force doctors to “do harm to these kids.”

“I think it’s really super important for all listeners to realize this law, if it passes, if this bill becomes law, it impacts everyone. And a better name for it is the ‘Death to Christianity Act.’ OK? That’s going to be the umbrella. … Christianity, it will cease to be publicly practiced. It’ll become against the law,” Cretella said.

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Of course, "Trump Now Opposes LGBT Equality Act" | New Civil Rights Movement.
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Re: Because, You Know . . .
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2019, 07:44:44 PM »
It’s a shame on many levels that so many Christians see their own faith in this context.  The faith survived actual persecution in its early days, but now is going to be destroyed by a law granting equality to gays??  Ridiculous.  These people have totally lost their way.

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Re: Because, You Know . . .
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2019, 08:21:24 PM »
Many if not most Western societies have evolved to see people of the LGBTQ community as having equal rights but some Christians have yet to catch up. They are, erm...delayed, to put it nicely. 

As for Trump, there is another word with basically the same meaning which would better describe his mental capacities, but I won't say it here.
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Re: Because, You Know . . .
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2019, 05:03:27 AM »
Many if not most Western societies have evolved to see people of the LGBTQ community as having equal rights but some Christians have yet to catch up. They are, erm...delayed, to put it nicely. 

As for Trump, there is another word with basically the same meaning which would better describe his mental capacities, but I won't say it here.

Deranged, demented, deformed?

I spent my early childhood among such Xtians, so I kind of understand where they're coming from.  When you think a requirement of your religion is to be bigoted against a certain group at all times and under all circumstances, having a law passed that makes it illegal to act on your bigotry under certain circumstances would seem like a law banning your religion itself.
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Re: Because, You Know . . .
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2019, 11:13:43 PM »
Using religion to curtail the basic freedoms of fellow human beings  is beyond despicable. I despair of America.
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Re: Because, You Know . . .
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2019, 02:45:59 AM »
Many if not most Western societies have evolved to see people of the LGBTQ community as having equal rights but some Christians have yet to catch up. They are, erm...delayed, to put it nicely. 

As for Trump, there is another word with basically the same meaning which would better describe his mental capacities, but I won't say it here.

...because it insults the people in that category, no matter the category!

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Re: Because, You Know . . .
« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2019, 05:59:19 AM »
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As for Trump, there is another word with basically the same meaning which would better describe his mental capacities, but I won't say it here.
Hmmmm...... :thoughtful:
Trump's mental capacities?  :notsure:

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Re: Because, You Know . . .
« Reply #7 on: May 17, 2019, 06:50:28 AM »
^ Did you guys see what comes after L?  :snicker:

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Re: Because, You Know . . .
« Reply #8 on: May 17, 2019, 12:10:00 PM »
Ha!  He doesn’t know his ABCs .