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cordelia Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-11-11 03:28 PM
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29. I don't. I am not an atheist. n/t
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  -Why do religions get a pass when it comes to gender discrimination? True Earthling  Jul-11-11 01:17 PM   #0 
  - Freedom of religion. And they're voluntary organizations. Anyone is free to leave. n/t  pnwmom   Jul-11-11 01:18 PM   #1 
  - Free to discriminate - how nice. What if they believed in human sacrifice?  True Earthling   Jul-11-11 01:20 PM   #2 
  - Then the criminal justice system would step in.  pnwmom   Jul-11-11 01:36 PM   #7 
     - Great reply.  kwassa   Jul-12-11 08:46 PM   #48 
  - And because they're powerful.  damntexdem   Jul-11-11 02:03 PM   # 
  - That's why its called  fivepennies   Jul-11-11 01:25 PM   #3 
  - I've never understood it either. They get tax perks too from the govt for discriminating  riderinthestorm   Jul-11-11 01:25 PM   #4 
  - delete (wrong post)  pnwmom   Jul-11-11 01:34 PM   #6 
  - They don't get a free pass from me...  Deep13   Jul-11-11 01:33 PM   #5 
  - YES. I want to be a male nun. This is DISCRIMINATION (nt)  Nye Bevan   Jul-11-11 01:42 PM   #8 
  - Where do you attend services?  harun   Jul-11-11 01:45 PM   #9 
  - I don't. I am an atheist. n/t  RebelOne   Jul-11-11 01:55 PM   #14 
  - I don't. I am not an atheist. n/t  cordelia   Jul-11-11 03:28 PM   #29 
  - Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion.  kestrel91316   Jul-11-11 01:46 PM   #10 
  - we sort of all give money to them, though  Bill McBlueState   Jul-11-11 01:53 PM   #13 
  - But the WH runs a 'Faith Based Initiatives Office' so what gives?  Bluenorthwest   Jul-11-11 02:03 PM   #17 
  - What if your belief system does not rely on faith?  Manifestor_of_Light   Jul-12-11 03:19 PM   #46 
  - They have certainly stuck their noses into  Goblinmonger   Jul-12-11 08:43 AM   #41 
  - People are weary of government and religion mixing  WatsonT   Jul-11-11 01:49 PM   #11 
  - And note, the 'Churches' are the most segregated places in  Bluenorthwest   Jul-11-11 02:05 PM   #18 
  - beats me.  Bill McBlueState   Jul-11-11 01:50 PM   #12 
  - I recall a few minutes in which I considered he possibility that I'd miss out on heaven & go to hell  patrice   Jul-11-11 01:58 PM   #15 
  - Because Gawd is in the Mix, and Staight Males are supreme  Bluenorthwest   Jul-11-11 01:58 PM   #16 
  - "But that's a doctrinal issue." There's your answer. Now get over it. You really want govt to get in  WinkyDink   Jul-11-11 02:05 PM   #19 
  - Because their "holy" books say so....  snooper2   Jul-11-11 02:06 PM   #20 
  - Excellent question.  Lucian   Jul-11-11 02:11 PM   #21 
  - Religion is the scourge of humanity.  Quantess   Jul-11-11 02:13 PM   #22 
  - Because they had their rights extended to them and guaranteed long before you were born.  Igel   Jul-11-11 02:30 PM   #23 
  - There is no inherent "right" to discriminate in religious freedom laws..  True Earthling   Jul-11-11 03:08 PM   #24 
     - They are free to distribute drugs  jberryhill   Jul-11-11 03:21 PM   #27 
        - Not if you're brown  Goblinmonger   Jul-12-11 08:44 AM   #42 
           - "Real" peyote grows and is harvested and distributed  okasha   Jul-12-11 09:02 AM   #43 
              - We ran peyote as a debate case in college debate  Goblinmonger   Jul-12-11 10:22 AM   #44 
                 - Growing conditions are pretty much identical.  okasha   Jul-12-11 11:06 AM   #45 
  - 1st Amendment.  aikoaiko   Jul-11-11 03:14 PM   #25 
  - Well, I don't give them a pass...  Iggo   Jul-11-11 03:16 PM   #26 
  - Same reason White supremacist groups do.(except for the one Dave Chapelle was in)  Raschel   Jul-11-11 03:26 PM   #28 
  - Religions get a pass on everything because religions are ABOUT getting a pass  PurityOfEssence   Jul-11-11 03:33 PM   #30 
  - 2nd question, why don't they pay taxes?  spanone   Jul-11-11 03:35 PM   #31 
  - Because SaintCo has our elected representatives by the short hairs. nt  patrice   Jul-11-11 04:01 PM   #32 
  - Simple answer; 1st Amendment.  okasha   Jul-11-11 04:26 PM   #33 
  - In conformity with my policy of noncombative posting, I ask you  dimbear   Jul-11-11 05:56 PM   #34 
  - Why would women marry men  skepticscott   Jul-11-11 07:40 PM   #35 
  - Dominant males enjoy being dominant, and don't want challenges to their power.  Manifestor_of_Light   Jul-11-11 10:47 PM   #36 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-12-11 08:41 PM   #47 
  - I give Asra two cheers: I like feminist women, and I like people who stand up for  struggle4progress   Jul-12-11 01:53 AM   #37 
  - I'm an agnostic who believes in religious freedom, and I agree with you.  Jim Lane   Jul-12-11 04:06 AM   #38 
  - A better question is:  CJvR   Jul-12-11 05:59 AM   #39 
  - Yup, that's the real mystery.  trotsky   Jul-12-11 06:17 AM   #40 
  - Usually wanting isn't the problem. It's being born in and can't get out.  dimbear   Jul-12-11 09:01 PM   #49 
  - I guess the same reason  skepticscott   Jul-13-11 07:58 PM   #51 
  - Well the first amendment among other things  Klietzlander   Jul-13-11 07:43 PM   #50 

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