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Wed Aug 1, 2012, 03:59 PM

Having an opinion and Civil rights are NOT the same thing

Anyone is welcome to an opinion. You don't like gays getting married so be it - nothing in the constitution that prohibits someone from being a homophobic, racist, close-minded asshole.

What these homophobic, racist, close-minded asshole, so full of opinions don't get is this - they have absolutely NO rights to take away basic rights from 2 consenting adults who are in love and want to plan their future together - a future that allows them to provide for one another thru sickness & health til death do you part.

Opinions are protected in the 1st amendment but so are civil rights and equality.

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Reply Having an opinion and Civil rights are NOT the same thing (Original post)
LynneSin Aug 2012 OP
Raster Aug 2012 #1
MrDiaz Aug 2012 #2
RockaFowler Aug 2012 #3
LynneSin Aug 2012 #4
Marcia Brady Aug 2012 #6
mmonk Aug 2012 #5
DCKit Aug 2012 #7
lonestarnot Aug 2012 #8

Response to LynneSin (Original post)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 04:24 PM

1. If you don't like Gays getting married, than don't marry a Gay. It really is that simple.

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Response to LynneSin (Original post)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 04:37 PM

2. completely agree

 

And I honestly have no problem with what the Chick-fil-a guy said. He is obviously a religious man, and whoever asked him that question must of known that. He simply said that he believes in the biblical definition of marriage. He is entitled to his first amendment rights as well...And I do not believe he has done ANYTHING to make sure that Gays can not be married.

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Response to LynneSin (Original post)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 04:39 PM

3. Love this

This is the thing I don't get. He says something that we don't agree with - why can't we protest him??

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Response to RockaFowler (Reply #3)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 04:59 PM

4. That's your right to an opinion



The thing is this - your right to an opinion doesn't stamp on anyone's civil rights. Unless there is a constitutional amendment protecting one's right to heartclogging food.

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Response to RockaFowler (Reply #3)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 07:08 PM

6. Protest, boycott, whatever you like

the problem occurs when mayors (the government) of major cities, decides to discriminate against you on the basis of your opinion. That is also a civil rights matter, specifically First Amendment rights.

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Response to LynneSin (Original post)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 05:11 PM

5. Recommended.

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Response to LynneSin (Original post)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 10:22 AM

7. I was just as offended by what that dude said...

 

In case y'all missed it "I didn't march for civil rights so two guys could get married."

The hypocrisy and irony is lost on the religiously insane.

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Response to LynneSin (Original post)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 10:27 AM

8. K & R!

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