So it has come down to this. People are finally finding success in writing hate and discrimination into the law. This is not religious freedom, this is religious fervor run amok.
I, for one, am done with this bullshit.
I am done with the people so concerned that their rights to judge others will be threatened by equality. With the people who are afraid they will have to sell something to someone they hate, that someone they hate might be able to rent an apartment near them. That fear the idea that someone they work with might be gay.
I am done with idiots who think that in order to protect them from their God’s wrath they should be able to kill anyone they think does not live up to their religious principles.
I have a gun in the house. Rick has a gun he carries. I am seriously thinking of getting one myself
so that I can protect my freedom to breathe at all times.
George Takei called for a boycott of Indiana which I will follow. Easy enough to do since I do not live there but, whatever. I look forward to seeing the looks on these smug hypocritical sonsabitches’ faces when their God sends them straight to hell.
What would Jesus do???
NOT THIS, YOU STUPID FUCKS!!!!
If this post bothers you, you probably believe in the right to discriminate in the name of God and, if so, I am not going to pray for your soul. I am going to pray you get your just rewards. I hope this does not include people on my friends list but I have my suspicions that it does.
I will rue your absence but I will not be a second class human being for anyone especially those who ‘have a lot of friends that are gay‘ but need to ensure they still have a right to discriminate.
– M. Scott Grohocki-Proctor
“Almighty God created the races white, black, yellow, malay and red, and he placed them on separate continents. And but for the interference with his arrangement there would be no cause for such marriages. The fact that he separated the races shows that he did not intend for the races to mix.”
— Judge Leon M. Bazile, January 6, 1959
Remember Arizona’s “License to Discriminate” bill? It did pretty much the same thing as the Indiana bill that Gov. Pence just signed but with one major difference. It never was enacted.
Even Gov. Jan Brewer realized that using religion as a pretense to allow discrimination against LGBT folks was wrong. She realized that these bills allow discrimination WITHOUT LIMIT. More importantly, she realized that signing this bill was political suicide.
And she passed.
These “religious freedom” (Hat tip to George Orwell) bills usually only require a “sincerely held belief” in order to satisfy the terms of the law. There is, literally, no more subjective qualification for anything, ever. You can’t prove or disprove the existence of a sincerely held belief. Making it the yardstick by which discrimination is measured is insane.
“[p]urity of race is a gift of God . . . . And God, in his infinite wisdom, has so ordained it that when man destroys his racial purity, it can never be redeemed.”
– Sen. Theodore Bilbo
What do you think? Is that a sincerely held belief?
VII. “Show preferential treatment in business dealings with members of your own race. Phase out all dealings with Jews as soon as possible. Do not employ niggers or other coloreds. Have social contacts only with members of your own racial family.”
– The Sixteen Commandments of Creativity, Church of Creativity (formerly, World Church of the Creator)
How about these folks? Do they sound sincere?
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