The evil writings in Leviticus 18:22 … against gays – depict: “P” … “priestly rules” & expanded by the pope; homophobes and religious frauds … to attack the gay community and never meant to apply to the public — but to priests. Leviticus exists in the old testament & torah … & were written long after Moses — 600BC.
How would you like it … if hate speech was directed to your brother or sister as you sat in the pew; spewed by some better than thou religious lunatic with a hateful black book about Leviticus — under his arm?
The pope and churches fully aware that Leviticus 18:22 applies only to priests refuse to remove this stigma maliciously persecuting gays. Kids bullied into suicide …! Being black or left-handed or being gay is just as natural.
If the black community or women had it written that they should be put to death; how would they like that?
Churches are committing hate crimes and more succinctly a violent criminal offence against a federally protected minority namely the gay community. It is actually a bigger moment in history … gays standing up for equality … soldiers being discharged are indeed exposing something far greater … the realization that there is something far more evil at work — hateful religion which should be discharged from society — period. United States is supposedly fighting for democracy but within the U.S. they treat gays like secondary citizens.
It’s now time to shut down the churches with bibles with leviticus 18:22. Religion and the churches should now be exposed as a bigoted structure that gets away with hate mongering. It is a criminal offence to cause harm onto others physically or with written items … bibles have been getting away with this for ages. Tony Perkins and his The Family Research Council’s opposition to gay rights have landed the outfit onto a list of “hate groups,” like the KKK. Christian colleges should be classified as hate groups and shut down. UK Prime Minister Cameron is facing this issue; as we speak … regarding hateful muslim & islam extremes & homophobia — being taught to children at the mosques and schools.
This holier than thou – written so there it shall be — fallacy; must be stopped!
It is a criminal offence to cause harm onto others physically or with written items … the bible and torah have been getting away with this for ages.
This bogus religious filth should be banned. It exists as a tax exempt structure which discriminates against human rights. The pope, bishops and mormons are cult members promoting discrimination against minorities. Perhaps religious establishments have pushed too far from San Francisco to Washington — and it may backfire to such a degree that the churches should be shut down!
It is written; so therefore it shall be? We are the chosen people? Such a wicked fantasy. To see the religious lunatics manipulate government and our lives is shameful. According to biblical law, a father can sell his daughter as a slave.
Bibles and the torah which includes leviticus 18:22 — should be immediately banned … for promoting hatred against minorities … namely the gay community and the crosses removed from all schools and churches.
I’d vote for that ticket anytime. Religion is the first refuge of the unreasoning mind.
Go get them Mr Hall!
would be even better if he could sue the co-workers as well.
Curious exposition of Leviticus. It might be of interest to read the Catechism of the Catholic Church which does not point to Leviticus as the source of the prohibition against homosexuals, but to St Paul and through him to Sodom and Gomorrah.
This doesn’t provide a refuge for homophobes, though. St Paul was speaking against ritualised homosexual prostitution, and the Sodom story is about abuse of hospitality, neither of which relate to the modern sense of homosexuality.
I make this point because if we are going to argue against irrational prejudice we ought to be both rational and accurate.
Good look with the law suit, too.
Hope this gent wins. About time homophobes start to learn that there are consequences to their (mis)behaviour.
The words of the mining companies representative, as quoted in this article, suggest to me that, at the very least, they had no idea this kind of thing went on. More likely it would seem that they have no anti-discrimination policies in place and therefore realise that homophobic attitudes are permitted or even encouraged within the culture of the company.
They understand that this leaves them vulnerable and the fact they have committed to tackle homophobia ‘if they find it’ suggests they fear they may lose this case and need to be seen to be actively tackling the issue in order to minimise the penalty imposed on them should this happen.
Another example of action only being taken when someone bravely steps up to fight for their rights.
> Bibles and the torah which includes leviticus 18:22 — should be immediately banned
That has already been tried in Germany and France as well as Austria, Hungary, Poland and Italy.
Unless you are familiar with the USA, you must realize that poverty is endemic in West Virginia. Not much of anything except coal mining, now restricted due to pollution issues.
And a lot of these poor people are what we unfortunately call “trailer trash” or white trash.
Their only ‘education comes from their churches. Who desperate like their flock to keep what they have, become very conservative.
Its a poisonous atmosphere, been that way for a long time. I hope this man collects bigtime.
When you have them by the pocketbook (as well as those 2 round things), their minds will follow.
Much of religion falls under Goebbels comments – If you tell a lie often enough and outrageous enough, it will be seen as the truth.
Like the virgin birth – especially of a man. Most likely the result of rape by a roman soldier. In a time when not being a virgin at your wedding was a death sentence.
So mary concocted up this crap, and it got used by superstitious people to gain power and money.
If you want to see what life was like 2000 years ago, just look at conservative Islam and how it makes women property. And how the Catholic and conservative protestants do similar -eg no women priests etc.
The greatest BS lie ever told about a good man who actually was a Jewish Rabbi.
He’ is prob turning over in his grave> (old Jewish expression.)