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    Re: 'Duck Dynasty' star Phil Robertson suspended by A&E

    Quote Originally Posted by RabidAlpaca View Post
    Mind you, I'm pro-SSM and about as anti-religious as one can be, but I'm starting to get a little concerned with the gross imbalance between gay rights and religious rights as pertaining to anti-discrimination laws.

    Essentially, a homosexual can say or do anything expressing his homosexuality and he is protected from any kind of discrimination with hiring and firing, but a christian quoting pretty much directly out of the bible can be fired for the same thing.

    All I'm saying is we should have a little bit of consistency here. If A&E were to fire a homosexual for saying something homosexual in a non-related magazine, wouldn't everyone lose their ****?
    Society always works by backlash. It'll balance out over time.

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    Re: 'Duck Dynasty' star Phil Robertson suspended by A&E

    Quote Originally Posted by RabidAlpaca View Post
    Mind you, I'm pro-SSM and about as anti-religious as one can be, but I'm starting to get a little concerned with the gross imbalance between gay rights and religious rights as pertaining to anti-discrimination laws.

    Essentially, a homosexual can say or do anything expressing his homosexuality and he is protected from any kind of discrimination with hiring and firing, but a christian quoting pretty much directly out of the bible can be fired for the same thing.

    All I'm saying is we should have a little bit of consistency here. If A&E were to fire a homosexual for saying something homosexual in a non-related magazine, wouldn't everyone lose their ****?
    Precisely the issue. Well stated.

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    Re: 'Duck Dynasty' star Phil Robertson suspended by A&E

    Quote Originally Posted by TheNextEra View Post
    FYI the guy didn't just "voice" that he felt SSM was wrong, it was HOW he said it and what exactly he said.

    If someone were to say "I'm against interracial marriage", that's not the same as saying "I just don't get why a white person would want to marry some dirty nigger".
    So you disagreed with his use of anus and vagina?
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    Re: 'Duck Dynasty' star Phil Robertson suspended by A&E

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    Leftist intolerance is on full display this year....Merry Christmas.
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    Re: 'Duck Dynasty' star Phil Robertson suspended by A&E

    Quote Originally Posted by tacomancer View Post
    Society always works by backlash. It'll balance out over time.
    Yeah... eventually most Americans will be Bible thumping morons that think gays are subhuman. Sure, that'll happen.

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    Re: 'Duck Dynasty' star Phil Robertson suspended by A&E

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
    Employees have been fired since forever for creating controversy that the employer does not want. Phil Robertson is famous because of his show on...A&E. Trying to suggest that the interview had nothing to do with them is flat out silly.
    I'm sure every employer in the world wants that power, but when applied in practice, you most likely end up with a lawsuit for unlawful termination.

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    Re: 'Duck Dynasty' star Phil Robertson suspended by A&E

    Quote Originally Posted by WCH View Post
    I would call getting someone fired from their job....intolerance.

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    Their flaws? Care to explain.
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    'Duck Dynasty' star Phil Robertson suspended by A&E

    Quote Originally Posted by ecofarm View Post
    Yeah... eventually most Americans will be Bible thumping morons that think gays are subhuman. Sure, that'll happen.
    Lol
    Quite the misinterpretation

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    Re: 'Duck Dynasty' star Phil Robertson suspended by A&E

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    Leftist intolerance is on full display this year....Merry Christmas.
    It doesn't look like what he said was all that extreme -- merely that homosexuality is sinful -- unless the article posted in the OP is leaving something out.

    A & E appears to have gone too far.

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    Re: 'Duck Dynasty' star Phil Robertson suspended by A&E

    Quote Originally Posted by RabidAlpaca View Post
    All I'm saying is we should have a little bit of consistency here. If A&E were to fire a homosexual for saying something homosexual in a non-related magazine, wouldn't everyone lose their ****?
    You hit the nail on the head. This is why everyone should be very very careful in designating protected classes.

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