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Republican Congress Strips Women and Gays of Rights Under Guise of ‘Religious Freedom’

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posted on Apr, 25 2015 @ 10:03 AM
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a reply to: MALBOSIA

Great idea.....so the disabled will never get thechance to work and bigots canfire people because of who they love.
Great society you want a step backwards.
Well done let it be 1890 again.




posted on Apr, 25 2015 @ 10:03 AM
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Would it work both ways, would I be able to sack somebody if I found out they were a fundamentalist who opposed same sex marriage and contraception?



posted on Apr, 25 2015 @ 10:13 AM
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originally posted by: boymonkey74
a reply to: MALBOSIA

Great idea.....so the disabled will never get thechance to work and bigots canfire people because of who they love.
Great society you want a step backwards.
Well done let it be 1890 again.


Then lets go socialism or communism...

What do you want?



posted on Apr, 25 2015 @ 10:23 AM
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originally posted by: MALBOSIA

originally posted by: boymonkey74
a reply to: MALBOSIA

Great idea.....so the disabled will never get thechance to work and bigots canfire people because of who they love.
Great society you want a step backwards.
Well done let it be 1890 again.


Then lets go socialism or communism...

What do you want?


That's the ultimate goal.

Why mince words?



posted on Apr, 25 2015 @ 10:31 AM
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a reply to: beezzer

Should the black man have respected the white man's wish not to serve him? Should Rosa Park have respected the "blacks move to the back of the bus" mandate? Discrimination is discrimination, regardless of the excuse or reason used to discriminate. Treating a group of people differently (by refusing to do the same business with them) than you treat everyone else is discrimination. No one should be allowed to discriminate - not Christians or Muslims or Buddhists or Atheists or Gays.



posted on Apr, 25 2015 @ 10:34 AM
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a reply to: kaylaluv

Can you legislate morality?

Can any law be effective if it takes the place of simple honest respect?

You look at forcing Christians to accept LGBT lifestyles as the same as civil rights?

M'kay.



posted on Apr, 25 2015 @ 10:36 AM
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a reply to: MALBOSIA

How does fighting discrimination mean the same thing as socialism or communism? Are you saying that discrimination must be allowed in a democratic republic?



posted on Apr, 25 2015 @ 10:39 AM
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a reply to: kaylaluv

Do you think anyone with religious beliefs should be discriminated against?



posted on Apr, 25 2015 @ 10:41 AM
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Gays shouldn't force people to forgive their religion. As religious people shouldn't force gays to live a certain way. a reply to: Onslaught2996



posted on Apr, 25 2015 @ 10:43 AM
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a reply to: beezzer

It's not about accepting lifestyles. It's not even about respect. It's about not letting someone treat a group of people less than they treat everyone else. I don't care if you don't respect me or accept me, or even like me - you are not allowed to kill me or steal from me or discriminate against me - not without facing the legal consequences.

Refusing to perform a service to a group of people that you are perfectly willing to perform for other people is discrimination. Plain and simple.



posted on Apr, 25 2015 @ 10:46 AM
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a reply to: kaylaluv

Do you think religious people should be discriminated against?



posted on Apr, 25 2015 @ 10:46 AM
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originally posted by: beezzer
a reply to: kaylaluv

Do you think anyone with religious beliefs should be discriminated against?


I think that an atheist baker should be willing to sell the same wedding cake to a Christian that he sells to another atheist. If he refuses, it's discrimination against the Christian.



posted on Apr, 25 2015 @ 10:46 AM
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originally posted by: beezzer


There have been examples of gay-owned bakeries refusing service.



Really? Just for asking for a cake for a straight Christian marriage? When did this happen?



posted on Apr, 25 2015 @ 10:46 AM
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edit on 25-4-2015 by arpgme because: double post by accident



posted on Apr, 25 2015 @ 10:48 AM
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a reply to: kaylaluv

Do you think that religious people deserve the same respect for their values as anyone from the LGBT community?



posted on Apr, 25 2015 @ 10:54 AM
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originally posted by: beezzer

originally posted by: MALBOSIA

originally posted by: boymonkey74
a reply to: MALBOSIA

Great idea.....so the disabled will never get thechance to work and bigots canfire people because of who they love.
Great society you want a step backwards.
Well done let it be 1890 again.


Then lets go socialism or communism...

What do you want?


That's the ultimate goal.

Why mince words?


I am ok with it. I've said it before.

I agree with your stance on this. I think that those that want the respect to do what they want should give respect to those that do not want to do it with them.



posted on Apr, 25 2015 @ 10:55 AM
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originally posted by: beezzer
a reply to: kaylaluv

Do you think that religious people deserve the same respect for their values as anyone from the LGBT community?


Respect is nice, but so are rainbows and unicorns. I'm talking about equal treatment under the law. Emotions should be removed when it comes to equal treatment under the law. A gay person should be held just as accountable for refusing to sell a cake to a Christian as the other way around. Neither has to respect, or accept, or like the other. Respect is not needed for equal treatment.
edit on 25-4-2015 by kaylaluv because: (no reason given)



posted on Apr, 25 2015 @ 10:57 AM
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a reply to: kaylaluv

So you don't think religious people deserve the same respect for their values as anyone from the LGBT community.



posted on Apr, 25 2015 @ 10:59 AM
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a reply to: beezzer

I don't think ANYONE deserves respect if it means being able to discriminate. Religious or LGBT.



posted on Apr, 25 2015 @ 11:04 AM
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a reply to: beezzer

How does "respect has nothing to do with it", equate to LGBT are more deserving of respect than those of religious persuasion? It was said quite plainly respect has nothing to do with it, it's about equal treatment, both ways, period. Neither being allowed to discriminate and treat the other side differently. This is true for gays towards religion and vice versa.

No one is forcing a christian to have gay sex, or become married to a same sex partner. Anything short of that is not forcing them to engage in homosexuality, it's simply requiring them not to discriminate.
edit on 4/25/2015 by Puppylove because: (no reason given)




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