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75. disgusting
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  -Gay Men Kicked Out of Public Pool in Kentucky and Official Cites 'The Bible' as Reason meegbear  Jun-14-11 07:17 AM   #0 
  - i don't think you should stop at a protest.  barbtries   Jun-14-11 07:19 AM   #1 
  - Sadly, there are probably no legal grounds for a suit.  QC   Jun-14-11 07:29 AM   #5 
  - WHat case law states that?  treestar   Jun-14-11 07:32 AM   #7 
  - In most places, LGBT people are not a protected class.  QC   Jun-14-11 07:35 AM   #9 
  - What about the federal case law?  treestar   Jun-15-11 06:22 PM   #158 
  - Umm... separation of church and state? (First Amendment)  hlthe2b   Jun-14-11 08:22 AM   #18 
  - When has legality EVER stopped a Christian from discriminating against GLBTs? n/t  Occulus   Jun-14-11 03:24 PM   #62 
  - These are what they call those "special rights" gay people enjoy. The special right to be ...  Hassin Bin Sober   Jun-14-11 10:18 AM   #31 
     - yes.  barbtries   Jun-14-11 10:21 AM   #34 
     - So these men...  road2000   Jun-14-11 04:59 PM   #77 
     - Assuming the pool is STATE owned and not local.  Hassin Bin Sober   Jun-14-11 05:09 PM   #82 
        - Yes.  road2000   Jun-14-11 05:14 PM   #86 
     - To update the Map: Conn. just passed a gender identity anti-discrimination law.  NutmegYankee   Jun-14-11 06:32 PM   #101 
     - Thank You. n/t  lupinella   Jun-15-11 01:29 AM   #136 
     - I didn't know this. Thanks. n/t  lumberjack_jeff   Jun-15-11 11:24 AM   #151 
  - Most DUers are not aware of those facts.  Bluenorthwest   Jun-14-11 08:54 AM   #22 
  - Apparently gay DUers saying repeatedly that we don't have the same rights  justiceischeap   Jun-14-11 08:59 AM   #24 
     - I weep every time I read about the hate  Irishonly   Jun-14-11 09:20 AM   #26 
     - Until the gay community is recognized as a minority class, you won't see many such lawsuits  justiceischeap   Jun-14-11 09:43 AM   #28 
        - Being born 'gay' is no more a 'choice' than being born male or female, black or white.  bjobotts   Jun-14-11 04:25 PM   #73 
           - I love the Dan Savage choice test.  MedicalAdmin   Jun-14-11 05:08 PM   #81 
     - speaking for myself  barbtries   Jun-14-11 10:19 AM   #32 
     - Willful ignorance is an artform in america.  MedicalAdmin   Jun-14-11 05:07 PM   #79 
     - +1  mike_c   Jun-14-11 06:28 PM   #99 
  - But to discriminate against a citizen in a PUBLIC pool might be illegal, even if  tblue37   Jun-14-11 11:49 AM   #39 
  - Nope. Unless there is a state or local civil rights law in effect,  QC   Jun-14-11 02:23 PM   #54 
     - In some places cats have more rights. nt  justiceischeap   Jun-14-11 02:27 PM   #55 
     - Some say that chickens have more rights in California than we do.  QC   Jun-14-11 02:39 PM   #57 
     - And The Same  RobinA   Jun-14-11 03:17 PM   #60 
        - I've yet to hear of a straight person being fired for being straight  justiceischeap   Jun-14-11 03:30 PM   #65 
           - Well - cracker barrel is certainly aptly named, isn't it? n/t  MedicalAdmin   Jun-14-11 05:09 PM   #83 
  - How about the fact that they are disabled?  Zoeisright   Jun-14-11 12:26 PM   #42 
  - They weren't thrown out for being developmentally disabled. n/t  QC   Jun-14-11 02:21 PM   #52 
     - Actually it may not matter.  MedicalAdmin   Jun-14-11 05:11 PM   #84 
  - Does city or state law say that gay people can't use the pool?  Deep13   Jun-14-11 06:22 PM   #96 
  - This is dangerous ground so I have to walk carefully. How does anyone know someone else is gay?  rhett o rick   Jun-14-11 06:58 PM   #105 
  - According to a lifeguard, they were kissing, that's how they knew they were gay  justiceischeap   Jun-14-11 08:12 PM   #111 
  - Thank you for your polite response. Better than the next responder. I am not asking anyone to deny  rhett o rick   Jun-14-11 10:50 PM   #125 
  - Your post makes no sense at all.  Hassin Bin Sober   Jun-14-11 10:29 PM   #124 
  - They can sue due to the fact a government official used the bible as grounds to kick them out  Chisox08   Jun-14-11 08:22 PM   #112 
  - No. LGBT people are not a protected class under federal law,  QC   Jun-14-11 10:57 PM   #127 
  - Religion is a protected class.  Deep13   Jun-16-11 10:39 AM   #160 
  - Sadly, no.  Xithras   Jun-15-11 11:16 AM   #150 
  - This is why I don't understand why marriage is the primary issue in the media.  dorkulon   Jun-14-11 08:46 PM   #113 
  - Please, oh, Wise One!  Creideiki   Jun-15-11 06:55 AM   #146 
  - Yes, there are. They had other issues that can be used for an American w/ Disabilities Act claim.  McCamy Taylor   Jun-15-11 02:13 AM   #139 
  - +1  get the red out   Jun-14-11 07:32 AM   #8 
  - The unemployment figures need to go up over this incident,  MineralMan   Jun-14-11 07:48 AM   #11 
  - They can't sue- the place broke no laws.  Marrah_G   Jun-14-11 08:24 AM   #19 
  - People genuinely find that hard to believe, God love 'em, but it is true. n/t  QC   Jun-14-11 08:27 AM   #21 
     - Only partially correct - the other side thinks that's exactly the way it should be  BR_Parkway   Jun-14-11 09:40 AM   #27 
     - i do find it extremely hard to believe  barbtries   Jun-14-11 10:13 AM   #30 
  - I agree. Drain these SOB's dry. n/t  BulletproofLandshark   Jun-14-11 03:26 PM   #63 
  - hmmm....  Roy Rolling   Jun-14-11 09:01 PM   #116 
  - Is there a "Boycott Kentucky" campaign in place yet for the other anti-LGBT stuff?  Ken Burch   Jun-15-11 01:14 AM   #133 
     - Only if we can boycott your state, Alaska, for creating conditions where Sarah Palin could happen  StevesRedLens   Jun-15-11 05:27 AM   #143 
        - Actually, I'd be ok with people boycotting Alaska over that.  Ken Burch   Jun-15-11 04:38 PM   #157 
  - WTF?  hobbit709   Jun-14-11 07:19 AM   #2 
  - WTFF?  marmar   Jun-14-11 07:25 AM   #3 
  - Oh for the love of Dog!  Botany   Jun-14-11 07:25 AM   #4 
  - "What kind of idiot makes a special needs person feel bad? "  MedicalAdmin   Jun-14-11 05:13 PM   #85 
     - or some poor soul that goes to a "bible based church" ...  Botany   Jun-14-11 06:29 PM   #100 
  - As much as I hate this crap...  Rebubula   Jun-14-11 07:30 AM   #6 
  - i live in kyand have my whole life. and this  blueknight   Jun-14-11 07:45 AM   #10 
  - But at least KY makes good jelly  jberryhill   Jun-14-11 08:06 AM   #14 
  - You're right.  LanternWaste   Jun-14-11 08:25 AM   #20 
  - and then they kicked out all the shellfish eaters, and then the cheeseburger eaters  KurtNYC   Jun-14-11 07:52 AM   #12 
  - Oh, well played.  Ignis   Jun-14-11 12:53 PM   #45 
  - Thou Shalt Not Swim With Those Of Thy Sex?  jberryhill   Jun-14-11 07:58 AM   #13 
  - Gotta stop "the gay agenda"  Botany   Jun-14-11 08:07 AM   #15 
  - Touche  RobinA   Jun-14-11 03:22 PM   #61 
  - Noah, thou shalt build a vessel to fill with chlorinated water...  JVS   Jun-14-11 01:39 PM   #50 
     - From the Book of Recreations.  jberryhill   Jun-14-11 04:33 PM   #76 
  - Now you see Shria Law american style. Whatever happened to  southernyankeebelle   Jun-14-11 08:15 AM   #16 
  - ...  xchrom   Jun-14-11 08:21 AM   #17 
  - recommend.  Starry Messenger   Jun-14-11 08:56 AM   #23 
  - What a shithole of a town, google map it and zoom in..  snooper2   Jun-14-11 09:04 AM   #25 
  - Hazard has always been poor although it has made ..  Botany   Jun-14-11 10:19 AM   #33 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-15-11 01:10 AM   #132 
     - sorry if I offended your sensibilities...but there are a lot of shithole towns in this country  snooper2   Jun-15-11 08:50 AM   #148 
        - What's the matter, so did you get my comment deleted?  StevesRedLens   Jun-15-11 10:58 AM   #149 
           - Harlem has it's shitty areas too, just like Dallas  snooper2   Jun-15-11 11:33 AM   #153 
              - Well, I Hate to Agree With You, but I'm Not Much of a Ford Fan Either  StevesRedLens   Jun-15-11 04:00 PM   #155 
              - Well, I Hate to Agree With You, but I'm Not Much of a Ford Fan Either  StevesRedLens   Jun-15-11 04:00 PM   #156 
  - Does the article elaborate  Proud Liberal Dem   Jun-14-11 09:45 AM   #29 
  - I was wondering the same thing???  onpatrol98   Jun-14-11 10:24 AM   #36 
  - The article doesn't say much of anything  Proud Liberal Dem   Jun-14-11 11:07 AM   #37 
     - true...  onpatrol98   Jun-14-11 11:33 AM   #38 
  - I know - wtf? Were they blasting Judy Garland CD's on their  smirkymonkey   Jun-14-11 04:15 PM   #71 
  - Gays and their "Special Rights"  Bandit   Jun-14-11 10:23 AM   #35 
  - Disgusting and vile garbage that shames my home and faith  TheKentuckian   Jun-14-11 11:58 AM   #40 
  - A GOVERNMENT center kicked out two DISABLED men?  Zoeisright   Jun-14-11 12:25 PM   #41 
  - Read it again.  Occulus   Jun-14-11 03:29 PM   #64 
     - It doesn't matter why the religious nutbag said he did it.  MedicalAdmin   Jun-14-11 05:17 PM   #87 
        - Oh, I'll not argue they were disbaled, and were protected because of that.  Occulus   Jun-14-11 06:15 PM   #95 
  - Yes, Let's allow Religious Nutcases to Determine Law  fascisthunter   Jun-14-11 12:27 PM   #43 
  - I found another article that sheds a little more light on this story  justiceischeap   Jun-14-11 12:39 PM   #44 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-14-11 01:00 PM   #46 
  - I HATE that we always seem to have to qualify that  justiceischeap   Jun-14-11 01:26 PM   #47 
  - Yes, I live in a beach town, so I get to see lots and lots of public dry-humping.  QC   Jun-14-11 02:23 PM   #53 
  - "Breeders?" Bigotry's a two-way street.  DirkGently   Jun-14-11 04:30 PM   #74 
  - Actually  kurtzapril4   Jun-14-11 05:07 PM   #80 
  - Even So......  Mopar151   Jun-14-11 05:21 PM   #90 
  - The Bible? Reminds me of the scene from Kingpin where...  JVS   Jun-14-11 01:28 PM   #48 
  - i would NEVER have left that pool. they would have carried me out.  spanone   Jun-14-11 01:29 PM   #49 
  - I encountered a lot of people in Texas and elsewhere that  demigoddess   Jun-14-11 02:20 PM   #51 
  - Yeah, I was told my son was autistic because I wasn't raising him  Ilsa   Jun-14-11 11:06 PM   #129 
  - How disgusting  ismnotwasm   Jun-14-11 02:27 PM   #56 
  - and forwarded to FFRF  GillesDeleuze   Jun-14-11 02:57 PM   #58 
  - 1 Chlor. 7:23  KamaAina   Jun-14-11 03:01 PM   #59 
  - Believe federal civil rights statute applies - religious discrimination.  kiranon   Jun-14-11 03:31 PM   #66 
  - That's just not the case.  Hassin Bin Sober   Jun-14-11 05:18 PM   #88 
  - nope religious discrimination means  dsc   Jun-14-11 06:26 PM   #97 
  - Better to plan the lawsuit.  lumberjack_jeff   Jun-14-11 03:33 PM   #67 
  - Guess they're printing waterproof Bibles now...  KansDem   Jun-14-11 03:35 PM   #68 
  - God is love!  Bluebear   Jun-14-11 03:50 PM   #69 
  - That is first class biblical douchebaggery.  aikoaiko   Jun-14-11 04:09 PM   #70 
  - .  fishwax   Jun-14-11 04:22 PM   #72 
  - disgusting  neverforget   Jun-14-11 04:31 PM   #75 
  - OMG!  IGoToDU   Jun-14-11 05:07 PM   #78 
  - Info where to email  IGoToDU   Jun-14-11 05:19 PM   #89 
     - My Letter  IGoToDU   Jun-14-11 05:44 PM   #91 
     - Pavilion email isn't working  IGoToDU   Jun-14-11 06:11 PM   #93 
     - Thank you, email sent  pasto76   Jun-14-11 07:40 PM   #108 
  - The older I get, the more I hate magic thinkers. nt  valerief   Jun-14-11 06:01 PM   #92 
  - violation of the federal and state disabilities acts.  madrchsod   Jun-14-11 06:12 PM   #94 
  - If this isn't a "public accomodations" violation nothing is.  JanMichael   Jun-14-11 06:27 PM   #98 
  - I'm not surprised at this happening there...  BadtotheboneBob   Jun-14-11 06:44 PM   #102 
  - If we keep getting rid of our progressives, expect this to be the norm  Taverner   Jun-14-11 06:44 PM   #103 
  - after doing a bit more researching and thinking about this...  madrchsod   Jun-14-11 06:50 PM   #104 
  - .  Hassin Bin Sober   Jun-14-11 08:03 PM   #110 
  - It never changes.  sulphurdunn   Jun-14-11 07:19 PM   #106 
  - Sadly, that asshole pool worker is probably right that it is not against the law  beyurslf   Jun-14-11 07:26 PM   #107 
  - I'm a single women who is old  femrap   Jun-14-11 07:53 PM   #109 
  - What Does Rand Paul  DallasNE   Jun-14-11 08:47 PM   #114 
  - I'm still informationally challenged on this: How did they pool management  JAnthony   Jun-14-11 08:58 PM   #115 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-14-11 09:06 PM   #117 
  - Thanks bigot from NJ  StevesRedLens   Jun-15-11 01:26 AM   #134 
     - Your tacit approval  The Wizard   Jun-15-11 04:00 AM   #140 
        - Ditto  StevesRedLens   Jun-15-11 05:23 AM   #142 
           - Christie was put in power by  The Wizard   Jun-15-11 02:02 PM   #154 
  - Don't worry, gay people.  JackDragna   Jun-14-11 09:08 PM   #118 
  - How did they know the men were gay?  Joe the Revelator   Jun-14-11 09:15 PM   #119 
  - "The Bible says so!" Really? People are still saying that?  Anakin Skywalker   Jun-14-11 09:19 PM   #120 
  - They can't sue on grounds of discrimination against the disabled?  DinahMoeHum   Jun-14-11 09:31 PM   #121 
  - Was chapter and verse given and quoted? If not, it's abuse of authority.  Festivito   Jun-14-11 10:03 PM   #122 
  - Developmentally disabled people, regardless of sexual orientation  Ken Burch   Jun-15-11 01:29 AM   #135 
     - You're right. I'm suggesting that his fall-back on the Bible indicates that he's not bright.  Festivito   Jun-16-11 07:40 AM   #159 
        - I don't actually remember anything in the Bible that says gay people aren't allowed to go swimming  Ken Burch   Jun-16-11 04:30 PM   #162 
  - Send them an email  donheld   Jun-14-11 10:04 PM   #123 
  - This shit is why I say many parts of the South are essentially Christo-Fascist theocracies.  Odin2005   Jun-14-11 10:53 PM   #126 
  - I wish that city and county would lose all federal monies immediately  pasto76   Jun-14-11 11:00 PM   #128 
  - .  EFerrari   Jun-14-11 11:09 PM   #130 
  - The Bible also calls for "modest dress"  jmowreader   Jun-14-11 11:15 PM   #131 
  - I'd say there are ample grounds for a BIG lawsuit  DFW   Jun-15-11 01:32 AM   #137 
  - Way to go Pavilion staff - to show the back side of Kentucky.  gtar100   Jun-15-11 02:09 AM   #138 
  - How did they know they were gay?  XanaDUer   Jun-15-11 05:03 AM   #141 
  - See my comment in this post  justiceischeap   Jun-15-11 05:27 AM   #144 
     - Aw  XanaDUer   Jun-15-11 05:34 AM   #145 
  - So, when's the Congressional inquiry into Christian Extremism?  paparush   Jun-15-11 07:15 AM   #147 
  - Some Christians (term used loosely)...  JuniperLea   Jun-15-11 11:30 AM   #152 
  - Just when you think it can't get any worse.  economistman   Jun-16-11 10:41 AM   #161 
 

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