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Old 05-08-2011, 07:58 PM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC (in my mind)
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Anti-LGBT Amendment Proponents Reveal Their True Purpose — Equality North Carolina (http://equalitync.org/news1/anti-lgbt-amendment-proponents-reveal-their-true-purpose - broken link)

Sounds like rhetoric that would come out of a small town in Mississippi, not a major city of almost 750,000 residents. This is beyond typical anti-gay rhetoric from Republicans...its hate speech. No wonder Charlotte has the stereotype as a bastion of extreme conservatism and homophobia. How is this guy able to get away with stuff like this? If it happened up north, he would be pressured into resigning.
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Old 05-08-2011, 08:58 PM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC
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Haven't we already had this thread?
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Old 05-08-2011, 09:06 PM
 
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Three months ago give or take...
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Old 05-08-2011, 09:43 PM
 
Location: Charlotte
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Yes, it was back in December. It got quite heated at times. Why is Bill James still in office?
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Old 05-09-2011, 06:23 AM
 
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Hey, one can never pass up the opportunity to remind us all how things are done "up north"!!
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Old 05-09-2011, 06:46 AM
 
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This has nothing to do with North or South.
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Old 05-09-2011, 07:23 AM
 
Location: NC
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Originally Posted by bchris02 View Post
Anti-LGBT Amendment Proponents Reveal Their True Purpose — Equality North Carolina (http://equalitync.org/news1/anti-lgbt-amendment-proponents-reveal-their-true-purpose - broken link)

Sounds like rhetoric that would come out of a small town in Mississippi, not a major city of almost 750,000 residents. This is beyond typical anti-gay rhetoric from Republicans...its hate speech. No wonder Charlotte has the stereotype as a bastion of extreme conservatism and homophobia. How is this guy able to get away with stuff like this? If it happened up north, he would be pressured into resigning.

Newsflash bro... but this isn't the case. Charlotte is a liberal/democrat majority city now....
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Old 05-09-2011, 09:28 AM
 
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Hope I can post this here:
http://www.thepetitionsite.com/2/res...of-bill-james/
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Old 05-09-2011, 09:46 AM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC
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It says that petition is now closed.
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Old 05-09-2011, 10:15 AM
 
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Haven't we already had this thread?
Yeah, I think it was one of those 'Are gays welcome in Charlotte?', ones.
Please, please, enough with the homophobia accusations. There's plenty of heterophobia going on, just look at prime time TV.
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