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Old Yesterday, 07:22 AM
 
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The point being that the Left characterizes disapproval as "hate".

Anything less than full acceptance, approval and normalization is seen as hatred and oppression.
It is. Failure to allow people to be themselves through legislation, legal discrimination IS oppression. Caring what others do such that you feel the need to legally restrict them IS hate. You don't like it. Tough for you.

ETA: We have had to deal with the religion and conservative view of "normal" for long enough. Time to end that BS.
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Old Yesterday, 07:26 AM
 
Location: Coastal New Jersey
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You can love people without approving of their behavior.
You just responded to a celibate gay person with a remark that doesn't make any sense.

Being gay is not a "behavior".

Besides, you're not in any position to "approve" of anyone else.
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Old Yesterday, 07:33 AM
 
Location: Barrington
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Which Christian nation engages in stoning, pray tell?
I said there are areas of some Christian majority countries that engage in stoning.

Stoning is alive and well in the rural areas of Uganda.

Life in prison was substituted for death penalty in anti homosexual legislation in 2014.

Many former British colonies in Africa impose harsh consequences on those engaging in same sex relations.
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Old Yesterday, 07:35 AM
 
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Because the left are bullies who won't dare go against anyone who would hit them back.
" Turn the other cheek" is an open invitation for them in their minds.
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Old Yesterday, 07:36 AM
 
Location: Somewhere below Mason/Dixon
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Liberals hate white people and most Christians are white.
Here is the answer....short and sweet
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Old Yesterday, 07:48 AM
 
Location: Coastal New Jersey
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Here is the answer....short and sweet

I'm liberal, Christian, and white. I don't hate myself at all!
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Old Yesterday, 07:49 AM
 
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The point being that the Left characterizes disapproval as "hate".

Anything less than full acceptance, approval and normalization is seen as hatred and oppression.

And that's a far cry from throwing gays off of buildings, which the Left conveniently ignores.


I'm not a Christian...... I'm not even particularly religious.

But equating modern Christianity with much of Islam, which is still stuck in the dark ages......

Is not just hypocritical, it's laughingly disingenuous.

All good points.
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Old Yesterday, 07:50 AM
 
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You always hear the liberal left complain and whine and accuse the Christianity for being ant homosexual when in fact religions like Islam actually kill homosexuals. Why is that?
Because in this country, christians in power will try to use that governmental power to force their religious beliefs onto gay people. Like that woman who was a county clerk and wouldn't give gays marriage licenses. If a person who is muslim or jewish did the same thing, I would consider them using their government assigned powers incorrectly. Do you have an examples of that?
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Old Yesterday, 07:53 AM
 
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Because in this country, christians in power will try to use that governmental power to force their religious beliefs onto gay people. Like that woman who was a county clerk and wouldn't give gays marriage licenses. If a person who is muslim or jewish did the same thing, I would consider them using their government assigned powers incorrectly. Do you have an examples of that?
Please point to a bill introduced in the US House or Congress in the last 10 years that would jail gay people for being gay?

Please give an example?
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Old Yesterday, 08:41 AM
 
Location: Just over the horizon
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It is. Failure to allow people to be themselves through legislation, legal discrimination IS oppression. Caring what others do such that you feel the need to legally restrict them IS hate. You don't like it. Tough for you.

ETA: We have had to deal with the religion and conservative view of "normal" for long enough. Time to end that BS.



Who appointed you and the Left the sole arbiters of what constitutes "hate"?


And I'm not even talking about legislation......

I'm talking about attitudes of the Church and it's members, Christian owned businesses etc.
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