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Response to SoutherDem (Reply #8)

Thu May 10, 2012, 11:05 AM

15. thanks

Thanks for the honesty. I get that as a Christian I am going to automatically upset some by bringing religion into the debate. Mostly because the extremists have been oppressing for so long, it's easy to group us all in the same box. I am truly trying to find a way to satisfy both sides. And you are right it isn't easy.

I have strong faith, and I'm not too concerned that I will be swayed into thinking that any group of people deserves less of a right to pursue happiness than any other. And our laws should not be legislated from the pulpit. Luckily that's not what the bible teaches, from my reading. Now what is taught in some churches is a different story.

This is probably the most positive response I have received with this issue. I appreciate the time.

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