SECOND: "pansy" is a common slur against gays so calling those who walk out of an anti-gay speech is just multiplying the hatred.
THIRD: Dan Savage has apologised for using the term "pansy-assed" - Would you?
Fourth: When you use the phrase "sanctity of marriage" you are whistling for the dogs, who understand what you are implying even if you did not go so far as to openly "start insulting homosexuals and homosexuality"
“And I have no doubt that every new example will succeed, as every past one has done, in shewing that religion & Govt will both exist in greater purity, the less they are mixed together.”
~ James Madison, letter to Edward Livingston, July 10, 1822
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"Hmmm...Can't decide if I want to watch "Four Houses" or give myself an Icy Hot pee hole enema..." - Blake Shelton
It's not a strawman, tessa. They are saying that homosexuality really isn't spoken about all that much in the NT, so it must not really be a big deal. That's like saying that since "freedom of speech" is only mentioned once in the Bill of Rights it must mean that the Founders really didn't mean that people should have it. It's okay to take it away since it was only mentioned once. No biggie.