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ccharles000 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-01-09 08:39 PM
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Image Of Black Man Killing A White Woman Is How Mission America's Founder Describes Ed Dept Hire
A conservative activist says the appointment of the founder of the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network to head the U.S. Education Department's Office of Safe Schools is the equivalent of putting O.J. Simpson in charge of women's safety.
This is how a piece at the American Family Association's OneNewsNow is began by author Jim Brown. The piece is entitled GLSEN founder overseeing safety of nation's schools?

In the OneNewsNow piece, Mission America's founder Linda Harvey laments the hire of former GLSEN founder Kevin Jennings as the Department of Education Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools' deputy secretary -- she unfavorably compares his hiring to an African American's alleged killing of a white woman.

Do I really need to draw the parallel between Dr. George Tiller being killed after anti-abortion activists repeatedly referring to him as a "child murderer" (and "Tiller The Baby Killer") and his death to Linda Harvey's using a racially charged murder case to make a point about the Kevin Jennings' hiring at the department of Education?

Linda Harvey's speech seems to be hate speech to me, but it's protected free speech -- and it definitely should remain federally protected free speech. Yet, if Linda Harvey is attempting to use hyperbole to make her points, then her use of the form seems a bit too over the top in application. In other words, that she can freely state her ideas, but it doesn't mean that those of us who object to her particular language can't freely condemn her speech, as well as freely condemn her penchant to make statements that seem to folk like me to encourage violence.

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HopeOverFear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-01-09 08:42 PM
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1. son of a bitch
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firedupdem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-01-09 08:52 PM
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2. They are some hate filled people.
:puke:
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Adelante Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-01-09 08:54 PM
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3. Damn, these people are disgusting nt
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ccharles000 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-01-09 10:38 PM
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4. kick
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uponit7771 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-02-09 05:06 AM
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5. hypochristians are the worst
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