Friday, January 15, 2016
Thank you, Ms. Evans
Bigots in various state legislatures are trying to play to the prejudices and fears of the citizens by proposing laws that will "protect the 'religious liberties' of those whose deeply-held religious beliefs" make it just impossible to serve, accommodate, employ, or otherwise treat LGBT people as equals. There's a direct link back to the Supreme Court's ruling on inter-racial marriage and on the Civil Rights Act of 1964. There is a need to feel superior to another segment of the populace. Although marriage equality is the law of the land, there is still money to be made and political races to be won by saying those fags have to be put back in their place.
The news of another state that will try to end the obvious attack on religious liberty (sarcasm on my part) was reported on joemygod.com recently. Again it sparked in me complete disdain for these fundamentalist xns. The story sparked a general condemnation of xnty (Christianity) that felt too broad. I've done another blog on my questioning of religion and faith and belief and have done a lot of reading. I started thinking at the keyboard: