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Originally posted by AllInMyHead
I am glad she lost. Yes, she has every right to speak her beliefs , but she also has to live with the consequences of speaking those beliefs.
Although I don't agree with her views I am very happy to hear that she stood up for what she believed in. I don't know if it really would have cost here her crown but I guess it would effect her points with Perez through the rest of the night.
Exactly. If someone says in the work place, on TV, or whatever, that they hate gays, jews, blacks or that they love nazis, they need to deal with the consquences of their hate for others.
Originally posted by Captain Obvious
Originally posted by Verd_Vhett
well no one seems to have said anything about the fact that this was a loaded question from a openly gay man, of course he was completly objective in his desision Im sure he did not hold this agianst her.
its intolerant people like perez hilton which is the reason i will never support gay marriage
Originally posted by jd140
I don't see how they said she lost because of what she said. She was asked her opinion on the subject. How can you deduct points because you don't agree with someones opinion? It seems to me that this was a question without a right or wrong answer.
So, how does one give a wrong personal opinion?
How does one judge when they don't put aside personal beliefs?
Prejean responded to the specific question with a specific answer: She thought marriage should be between a man and a woman. Even in stating her response, she apologized if the response offended anyone listening. But she stuck by her convictions.
Prejean said later that she knew her response would cost her the win because, in her words, “I’d spoken from my heart, for my beliefs, and for my God.”
There’s no way of knowing for sure, but as pageant organizer Donald Trump said, “It probably did cost her the crown.”
In an interview with the Today Show, another judge Claudia Jordan said, “A few of the judges were really against her. They were really bothered by her answer.” Jordan went on to add, “In pageants as in politics it is probably best to give a neutral answer if you want to win.”
What a sad commentary on our society that speaking from conviction is an offense