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US: Lawmaker’s office says gay people should ‘just grow their own food’ if stores discriminate against them

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  1. Another christian moron who does not understand the pandora’s box that would be opened if “sincerely held religious belief” becomes the standard for whether or not a person is compliant with the law.

    Heck – the Invisible Pink Bunny, whom I sincerely believe in (prove I don’t) says I don’t have to pay taxes.

    Less absurd? OK. Well, the buy-bull has been used to defend misogyny and racism for generations – people sincerely believe that too. Over-ride those pieces of civil legislation too?

    No?

    Honestly and truly clueless about how the world actually works and what this law would actually mean. In other words, a Republican (truly the most stupid of people).

  2. That There Other David 30 Apr 2013, 1:31pm

    Love it. The moment you catch out their ridiculous arguments the only thing they can do is stop all communication. They can only live in the right-wing echo chamber, where everyone they encounter agrees with them, or everything they believe in falls to bits.

    These people mentally are not adults. Pathetic and insecure to the extreme, and having no possession of cognitive reasoning. I’d pity them if they weren’t so intent on damaging others with their wilful ignorance.

    1. Bobbi Brown 5 May 2013, 12:52pm

      You nailed it. Perfect response.

  3. Let them “just grow their own food”?

    How depressing.

    People who say things like this don’t see anything wrong in “put them all on an island” so that they’ll have no option but to “grow their own food”.

    1. May he have a medical crisis near a Jewish hospital and be refused service!

  4. Every day I am gently reminded by someone that the majority of the human race is made up of morons.

    Dear Mike Hewitt… thank you for being todays candidate.

    1. True… but one has to wonder why a rather disproportionate number of them have achieved the status of Governor, Statesman, Representative or Lawmaker. One might be forgiven for thinking it is a job requirement, especially given the examples we see.

  5. I see one person who should be made to ‘volunteer’ themselves in practicing of what they preach.

    1. Liam the God 30 Apr 2013, 2:49pm

      But HE wouldn’t need to grow his own! Where do you find the Petrol tree, by the way? Or are you supposed to walk everywhere when the local Gas station won’t sell to you?

  6. Grow our own food,
    start our own little colony away from prejudice,
    somewhere warm and no risk of hate filled violence,
    no religious organisations to hypritically preach etc

    Sounds rather idyllic…

    1. Yeah, maybe for a while, but we’d all grow old and die. Unfortunately, we’re sentenced to this on-going abusive relationship with heterosexists forever more. Thankfully though not all heterosexuals are heterosexists/homophobes.

      1. I expect legislators around the world are just as stupid, but ours seem to have an extra dunce cap for their pointy heads.
        Yeah, now we can make our own clothes and shoes
        What a fool!

    2. Idyllic sounds good! (at least for a little while) It’s a little corny perhaps, in the movie “Wedding Wars” The whole of American LGBT goes on strike because a state governor is opposed to equal marriage.

      It’s not the strike that is interesting or even the goal of equal marriage, but the fact “humorously dramatized” is how every aspect of America society is suddenly paralyzed when it becomes dysfunctional without working LGBT . It becomes a parody of the haves having not, the colony you elude to becomes the elite LGBT watching the of “Straights” trying to cope with the chaos created when there are no gays to do things for them. Whilst it stereo types certain occupations, it’s a tantalizing thought of how straight religious, bigoted and hypocritical society can “muck” itself up by being discriminatory.

      They need us! lol

    3. Christopher in Canada 30 Apr 2013, 10:26pm

      Go west!
      Life is peaceful there.
      Go west!
      Lots of open air…

      The Village People

  7. You should grow your own brain, idiot.

  8. Christopher Coleman 30 Apr 2013, 4:02pm

    My Christianity favors the “do unto others” and “do not judge” teachings of Jesus. However, I think it might be time to start discriminating against all the fake Christians in our midst. As they are so happy to tell us what they believe, we can start by asking people directly about their beliefs. Then, all right-minded people can go ahead, follow their consciences and kick the hypocrites out of our churches, refuse to serve them in restaurants, kick them out of public libraries, refuse to patronize their businesses, and campaign heavily against politicians to make sure they are not elected. We can use social media to name them and everything they are associated with. That might be the only way to bring home to people of this kind that their religious texts are meant to be lived by and what it means to be a hypocrite.

  9. Jesus moran 30 Apr 2013, 4:37pm

    And I say fanatic religious people should grow brains and be part of the human race.

  10. GingerlyColors 30 Apr 2013, 5:07pm

    We have a better chance of living the Good Life if we can do it without being discriminated against. Perhaps we should all have a go at being self sufficient and put the supermarkets in their place.

  11. The more I read about America’s religious Taliban and their hate-mongering, the more convinced I am that they really should be pitied. They are SO confused about what that old novel actually does say that they simply spout homophobic rhetoric without any comprehension of what the bible actis actually about. The message which came out of it for me when I was FORCED to read it at school (much against my will) was one of ‘love’. Love Thy Neighbour, Do Unto Others etc, etc. I just find it unbelivable that these people are so hate-filled when they are supposed to be ‘loving christians’.

    1. And the more I read about America’s religious, the more I resist invitations to go and visit the place.

  12. He couldn’t look more foolish if he made the comments wearing a beanie with a whirling propeller atop.

  13. Staircase2 30 Apr 2013, 6:28pm

    Bloody idiots…

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