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Old 05-23-2012, 07:11 PM
 
Location: Up above the world so high!
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Come on loves. You didn't catch the sarcasm?
Nope, but it is the end of a very long day, lol

So you think our buddy roanoker was being sarcastic? I sure hope so and apologize to him if I misread what he wrote
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Old 05-23-2012, 07:15 PM
 
Location: in your dreams
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I am really trying to understand why the gay community has so much disdain for a majority of the state because they are doing what they feel is right per their religion.

Electrified fences? Really?
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Old 05-23-2012, 07:25 PM
 
Location: What use to be the South
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The majority of Americans do, actually. And unless you're just insecure, I don't understand why it would make you uncomfortable?
Very, very secure. Adamant with conviction!

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If this were Taking "In God We Trust" off the money, you would think it were prejudice and anti-christian, etc. etc. You only see what you want to see.

(And a majority of Americans do believe homosexuals are "normal"... Especially under the age of 30... The president wouldn't endorse it otherwise.)
Anti Christian, no.....anti American, yes.
No, I see exactly what you are saying. You have made your points quite clear. Until you can prove that God does not exist and people of the same sex can reproduce and repopulate the world, the majority, (Christian majority), will not concede to your cause.


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A response to a blatantly hate filled speech isn't about hate. It's obviously about anger and sadness. I have witnessed more prejudice, bigotry, and hate TOWARDS the gay community than any other group in a very long time. You cannot deny that.
Probably the wrong place to have posted, per the OP original post. My response was to a couple of post within the thread. Again, there are Idiots in the pulpit too! I promise, these guys don't preach the sentiments of most Christians!

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If you voted against the amendment, you were not voting for gay marriage.

Get your head off the desk and pay attention. Your comprehension skills are suffering. I think I have covered this with you before!
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Old 05-23-2012, 07:25 PM
 
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Nope, but it is the end of a very long day, lol

So you think our buddy roanoker was being sarcastic? I sure hope so and apologize to him if I misread what he wrote
The whole jist of this charlatan's idea was concentration camps. Concentration camps = nazis.

Of course the amendment makes NC look stupid. Amendments in other states made the other states look stupid, too. There's been a pretty drastic change in attitudes toward homosexuality in the last 15 years.
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Old 05-23-2012, 07:55 PM
 
Location: What use to be the South
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I'd be willing to bet, most of anyone you talk to would think this guy is an IDIOT! This is a very, very isolated few WACKO's!
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Electrified fences? Really?
Come on,.....let's pay attention
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Old 05-23-2012, 07:58 PM
 
Location: Roanoke VA
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The Reverend Jesse Jackson made an interesting comment on one of the talk shows about the gay amendment in NC and the voting rights issue in the South in the 1960s. In the South(where most of the bigotry is coming from toward Gays)African Americans were denied the right to vote. The Federal Government changed all of that and forced the southern states to allow all people the right to vote. Apparently the constitution does not allow some states to discriminate against a minority and other states to do their own thing. The Gay civil rights movement is still very young and with all of the visibility now about gay marriage it is predicted gay marriage will become the law of the land eventually. The gay amendments are not strong enough to withstand the Supreme Court ruling whenever that occurs.
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Old 05-23-2012, 08:20 PM
 
Location: What use to be the South
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Referencing Jesse Jackson renders your post devoid of any useful information. Do we really want the government dictating our rights? Might as well get rid of the first phrase "We the people"!
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Old 05-23-2012, 09:06 PM
 
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However when a bill or amendment is worded in a way that would contradict what the bible says, Christians as believers have no option but to vote per their beliefs.
There is another option; Christians can always believe in something else. Believing in the constitution would be a good place to start. Believing in the fact that all men and women were created as equals would be another good place to start. Once you have those two basic beliefs, it becomes clear that passing laws to limit the freedom of love is both immoral and unconstitutional.
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Old 05-24-2012, 02:46 AM
 
Location: What use to be the South
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There is another option; Christians can always believe in something else. Believing in the constitution would be a good place to start. Believing in the fact that all men and women were created as equals would be another good place to start. Once you have those two basic beliefs, it becomes clear that passing laws to limit the freedom of love is both immoral and unconstitutional.
Your really reaching. You'll not find anyone more patriotic than I am!
The constitution will not save my soul!
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Old 05-24-2012, 06:27 AM
 
Location: Roanoke VA
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Referencing Jesse Jackson renders your post devoid of any useful information. Do we really want the government dictating our rights? Might as well get rid of the first phrase "We the people"!
I guess it depends on whose rights you are talking about. When you say "our" rights you can't be including Gays in that statement because Gays do not have any "rights" in the states of North Carolina and Virginia. It works both ways.
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