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    Re: Do you support legalizing gay marriage?

    Quote Originally Posted by Logicman View Post
    All that is just more hubris from the anti-Christian crowd.

    And like I said, the next time you're down and out try finding a BITTER ATHEIST'S HOMELESS SHELTER.

    There are lots of secular homeless shelters.
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    You have no empirical evidence backing up your false assertion. You are simply conjecturing based on a whim...
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    Re: Do you support legalizing gay marriage?

    Quote Originally Posted by Top Cat View Post
    There are lots of secular homeless shelters.
    He said a BITTER ATHEIST HOMELESS SHELTER.
    Secular doesn't mean atheist nor does it mean bitter.
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    Re: Do you support legalizing gay marriage?

    Quote Originally Posted by WCH View Post
    Thanks for the update on your local baker. Glad to see he's doing well.

    There have been several of these cases (at least the ones made public) around the country. This addresses a couple to which I was referring.

    Oregon bakery shuts down after gay rights attacks | Deseret News National
    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    This is an issue with public accommodation laws, not same-sex marriage. Many states bar businesses from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation (along with race, religion, and gender, typically). This would be the case whether or not same-sex marriage is legal. If you want to go back to a period where it's ok to put a "NO JEWS" sign up in the window of the bakery, feel free to argue for that, but I suggest doing it in a thread about public accommodation laws rather than marriage laws.

    That's not even an issue of Public Accommodation laws. It was market forces at work and not government shutting down a business.

    In the Sweetcakes by Mellisa instance they closed their storefront (they still operate a home based service last I read) because the community didn't want to buy their product after the issue hit the media. The community stopped buying product there and they told wedding planners and other vendors that they would not use their services if they did business with the bakery.

    Sweetcakes is actually an example of not needing government intervention, it's an example of the market making it's voice heard.



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    Re: Do you support legalizing gay marriage?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dragonfly View Post
    We give you permission to stop.

    I don't want you "fighting" for my "salvation".

    If you believe you'll be judged on what others do then you're even a bigger fool than I thought.

    Mind your own business. Live your own life. Let others do the same.
    What happens after we all die is not your responsibility or concern.

    Stop trying to force others to live by your beliefs and rules.

    Feeling run down...lethargic? Could be that stick in your butt.

    Seriously why so hostile?
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    Re: Do you support legalizing gay marriage?

    Quote Originally Posted by Quag View Post
    He said a BITTER ATHEIST HOMELESS SHELTER.
    Secular doesn't mean atheist nor does it mean bitter.
    LOL touche~
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    You have no empirical evidence backing up your false assertion. You are simply conjecturing based on a whim...
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    Re: Do you support legalizing gay marriage?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tonic View Post
    What if I don't believe in your version of 'salvation'? Do I get a hall pass for that? Like it or not, belief, religious or otherwise comes in many shapes and forms, You may believe gay marriage is a sin, and we're all going to burn in Hell, but many don't

    I'm not gay, but do I worry about the eternal soul of others who may be gay, No.

    Maybe just live as good a life as you can yourself, and leave the afterlife to whatever deity who believe in
    No you don't have to believe but, if you did to would help the cause.
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    Re: Do you support legalizing gay marriage?

    Quote Originally Posted by Arbo View Post
    I'm pretty sure your posts on an internet forum are not capable of 'saving' anyone. And if they were I'm sure most people here wouldn't want it.
    You get that impression too?

    It's all bout knowledge and application.
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    Re: Do you support legalizing gay marriage?

    Quote Originally Posted by Logicman View Post
    All that is
    … just reality. What is it that most religions say about pride? LOL.
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    Re: Do you support legalizing gay marriage?

    Quote Originally Posted by Logicman View Post
    True, there are many causes of Judgment. But if you think for one second SSM's won't add to the risk, then you're living in la la land.
    Wrong. I am living in reality instead of trying to force my beliefs on others. You cannot prove that God is responsible for any natural disasters or any disasters at all, so the only "increased risk" is in your own mind.
    "A woman is like a teabag, you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water." - Eleanor Roosevelt

    Keep your religion out of other people's marriages.

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    Re: Do you support legalizing gay marriage?

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    This is an issue with public accommodation laws, not same-sex marriage. Many states bar businesses from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation (along with race, religion, and gender, typically). This would be the case whether or not same-sex marriage is legal. If you want to go back to a period where it's ok to put a "NO JEWS" sign up in the window of the bakery, feel free to argue for that, but I suggest doing it in a thread about public accommodation laws rather than marriage laws.
    The question was about discrimination against religious belief.
    32 “Whoever acknowledges me before others, I will also acknowledge before my Father in heaven. 33 But whoever disowns me before others, I will disown before my Father in heaven.
    Matt. 10:32-33

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