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foreigncorrespondent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-17-04 09:26 PM
Response to Reply #35
64. Yes.
In most countries, including my country, you can claim asylum on the grounds of fear of persecusion in your own country. If you can get out of your country that is.
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  -Tennessee county wants to ban gays (American Taliban alert!) jsw_81  Mar-17-04 01:39 PM   #0 
  - I still say the worst thing Lincoln  montanacowboy   Mar-17-04 01:42 PM   #1 
  - OMG  prodigal_green   Mar-17-04 01:44 PM   #4 
  - Hello, some of us DUers are in the South!  Melodybe   Mar-17-04 01:52 PM   #12 
  - and we have our share of bigoted whack-jobs up north too!  truthspeaker   Mar-17-04 01:56 PM   #16 
  - You're right  Sandpiper   Mar-17-04 01:58 PM   #17 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-17-04 08:34 PM   #61 
  - An apology for regional bigotry?  comsymp   Mar-17-04 02:23 PM   #29 
  - Is it regional bigotry  Sandpiper   Mar-17-04 06:19 PM   #54 
     - Nah, that would just be ignorance  comsymp   Mar-17-04 07:34 PM   #55 
        - I guess I just imagined all that stuff about  Sandpiper   Mar-17-04 09:38 PM   #65 
           - No, not imagined- just closed-minded and either  comsymp   Mar-18-04 08:00 AM   #67 
              - Damn, damn, damn!  comsymp   Mar-18-04 01:11 PM   #69 
                 - I forgot to mention  Sandpiper   Mar-18-04 02:28 PM   #70 
                 - I don't see how tit-for-tat does anything but undermine your position...  comsymp   Mar-18-04 02:49 PM   #72 
                    - It's not tit for tat  Sandpiper   Mar-18-04 03:21 PM   #75 
                       - Duh- Of COURSE I've named folks from all over the country  comsymp   Mar-18-04 03:40 PM   #78 
                          - Aw, forget it  Sandpiper   Mar-18-04 03:53 PM   #80 
                             - No, that was NOT the point you made  comsymp   Mar-18-04 04:00 PM   #82 
                                - Ok, just for your viewing pleasure  Sandpiper   Mar-18-04 04:08 PM   #83 
                                - And I'll happily invite you to hold your breath until I do  comsymp   Mar-18-04 06:18 PM   #87 
                                   - Never mind  comsymp   Mar-18-04 06:31 PM   #88 
                                - As I said in a prior post  Sandpiper   Mar-18-04 04:16 PM   #84 
                                   - And I've lived here for 39 of 41  comsymp   Mar-18-04 06:11 PM   #85 
                                      - Yes, I'll concede that point  Sandpiper   Mar-18-04 08:46 PM   #89 
                 - Fred Phelps is a native Mississippian (just for the record)  NorthernSpy   Mar-18-04 03:15 PM   #74 
                    - OK, half credit for Fred  comsymp   Mar-18-04 03:25 PM   #76 
  - As another person in the south  Chelzek   Mar-17-04 02:28 PM   #32 
  - correct  ButterflyBlood   Mar-17-04 03:02 PM   #39 
     - Nope, rarely HEAR ABOUT it...  comsymp   Mar-17-04 03:09 PM   #40 
        - Rick Santorum  kayell   Mar-17-04 03:25 PM   #42 
           - LOL, 'Nuff said  comsymp   Mar-17-04 03:42 PM   #45 
              - Nixon Reagan  nothingshocksmeanymore   Mar-17-04 03:56 PM   #49 
                 - Kinda hoped you'd stop by  comsymp   Mar-17-04 07:35 PM   #56 
  - My ENTIRE family lives in the South  prodigal_green   Mar-17-04 03:25 PM   #43 
  - Thanks  specter   Mar-17-04 07:40 PM   #57 
  - Great, bigots want to kick me out of their county, and DU bigots want  kayell   Mar-17-04 03:22 PM   #41 
  - This is rich--a bigoted complaint about bigots!  QC   Mar-17-04 09:39 PM   #66 
  - Sounds appealing on its face  Sandpiper   Mar-17-04 02:05 PM   #22 
  - And let slavery continue?  absyntheNsugar   Mar-18-04 08:56 PM   #91 
  - Pointless  prodigal_green   Mar-17-04 01:43 PM   #2 
  - Let this be a lesson to non-ABBers though.  LoZoccolo   Mar-17-04 01:53 PM   #13 
  - can't be done  ButterflyBlood   Mar-17-04 01:44 PM   #3 
  - so the courts throw it out, then the fundies get red-faced and scream  arcane1   Mar-17-04 01:48 PM   #8 
     - Don't forget their favorite!  trapper914   Mar-17-04 03:54 PM   #48 
        - I can't even think straight when I hear that one  arcane1   Mar-17-04 05:23 PM   #50 
  - Should we be surprised?  Technowitch   Mar-17-04 01:45 PM   #5 
  - Hi Technowitch!!  newyawker99   Mar-18-04 12:26 PM   #68 
  - this guy is probably gay himself. bet ya a dollar. why else  democrat in Tallahassee   Mar-17-04 01:45 PM   #6 
  - "interested" is not the right word  arcane1   Mar-17-04 01:49 PM   #9 
  - My heart is with any gay person even in Tennessee  Melodybe   Mar-17-04 01:48 PM   #7 
  - only if we can round up  maxanne   Mar-17-04 01:49 PM   #10 
  - No. No no no no no.  kitkatrose   Mar-17-04 03:32 PM   #44 
  - ya know, I've been waiting for a locality to try this . . .  OneBlueSky   Mar-17-04 01:49 PM   #11 
  - Only in Mississippi!.....Oh, wait....This isn't in Mississippi!  Rowdyboy   Mar-17-04 01:53 PM   #14 
  - Tennessee is home to the headquarters  Sandpiper   Mar-17-04 02:01 PM   #19 
  - Thank God for Tennessee  BOSSHOG   Mar-17-04 02:17 PM   #26 
  - not only is it this County in Tenn. but one of the Dakota's almost banned  donsu   Mar-17-04 01:54 PM   #15 
  - Bunnypants has empowered these freaks  Neecy   Mar-17-04 02:13 PM   #23 
  - Good to see so many open minded and non-judgmental  TNDemo   Mar-17-04 02:00 PM   #18 
  - Touche!  ronnykmarshall   Mar-17-04 02:05 PM   #21 
  - You beat me to it, TNDemo.  Bertha Venation   Mar-18-04 08:48 PM   #90 
  - I just checked...  jsw_81   Mar-17-04 02:04 PM   #20 
  - the entire South is being exploited as a ...  nomaco-10   Mar-17-04 02:16 PM   #24 
  - Happened when Reagan was elected also...  LeahMira   Mar-17-04 02:25 PM   #30 
  - ah, jeez. I thought this was a joke  mainer   Mar-17-04 02:16 PM   #25 
  - Insanity.....  rinsd   Mar-17-04 02:18 PM   #27 
  - Freeper homophobes celebrate  jsw_81   Mar-17-04 02:21 PM   #28 
  - Bigoted piles of crap.  ronnykmarshall   Mar-17-04 02:30 PM   #33 
  - Remind me again...  theHandpuppet   Mar-17-04 02:57 PM   #38 
  - Wonder what Gov. Perry (TX) thinks about this.  DesertedRose   Mar-17-04 02:28 PM   #31 
  - Why do these people hate America?  salin   Mar-17-04 02:37 PM   #34 
  - That's the irony.....  nomaco-10   Mar-17-04 02:48 PM   #36 
     - It's incredibly ironic  jsw_81   Mar-17-04 03:52 PM   #47 
  - Would Europe grant asylum?  Chelzek   Mar-17-04 02:37 PM   #35 
  - Yes.  foreigncorrespondent   Mar-17-04 09:26 PM   #64 
  - Does this mean that...  theHandpuppet   Mar-17-04 02:55 PM   #37 
  - How utterly ill-mannered,  Sophree   Mar-17-04 03:48 PM   #46 
  - "The rest of the country want's an  smirkymonkey   Mar-17-04 05:33 PM   #51 
  - you make a good point  Neecy   Mar-17-04 05:41 PM   #52 
     - I know, I think it has a little bit  smirkymonkey   Mar-17-04 09:15 PM   #63 
  - Send condoms to Rhea County so the citizenry can be more proactive  Generic Other   Mar-17-04 06:02 PM   #53 
  - see recent scotus decisions  MAlibdem   Mar-17-04 07:41 PM   #58 
  - What if my county wanted to ban ignorant fundie bigots?  KamaAina   Mar-17-04 08:09 PM   #59 
  - Here are other crimes of nature:  HypnoToad   Mar-17-04 08:17 PM   #60 
  - Rover better watch what leg it humps. eom  alfredo   Mar-17-04 09:01 PM   #62 
  - That's the county about 5 minutes from where I live  rocktop15   Mar-18-04 02:34 PM   #71 
  - I think Tennessee is a lovely state  bloom   Mar-18-04 03:08 PM   #73 
  - Hello rocktop15 from someone also very close to the area  tnlefty   Mar-18-04 03:38 PM   #77 
  - not only did it pass  WoodrowFan   Mar-18-04 03:49 PM   #79 
  - Homophobia banned in surrounding counties. Citizens now trapped.  blurp   Mar-18-04 03:54 PM   #81 
  - Welcome to the post-American century.  MadProphetMargin   Mar-18-04 06:13 PM   #86 
 

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