Arizona passes bill allowing religious people to refuse service to gays

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Wyoming, MI

#407 Mar 17, 2014
MixedMedia wrote:
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I personally happen to be straight and I am married.
It's just hard not to notice when a bigoted buffoon starts pissing in the junk yard to mark his territory.
Let me ask you a question, and please answer honestly. If I owned a restaurant, and you came in and were wearing a t-shirt with a cross on it and your girlfriend had one of those purses with the big metal cross on in, and I refused you service because I think Christianity is wrong, do you expect anyone to believe that you wouldn't go kicking and screaming and call the media and tell them how you've been treated? They would here you all the way to China.
Depends on what kind of restaurant it was - fast food or the standard pretentious douchebag den where everyone sits around sipping wine trying to be "seen".

Secondly, I don't wear clothes with pictures on them like a child.

Lastly, I wouldn't give a rat's ass if you want to kick a potential paying customer out for whatever reason that's up to you, plenty of other restaurants around besides yours, that's why a assume it would be a douchebag den because you would obviously think that you're the only game in town and that everyone feels "priviledged" to eat there.

The only reason I would say anything to anybody is if I thought there were some personal gain for me and if I wanted to start trouble for you and yours, which is exactly what gays are trying to do.

You libs and "progressives" keep shouting about the "separation of church and state", yet none of you mind getting the 'state' involved while your trying to force the 'gay lifestyle' on churches and the religious.

The liberal motto:'Live and let live unless they don't agree with my views'.

Since: Dec 11

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#408 Mar 17, 2014
Who wrote:
You libs and "progressives" keep shouting about the "separation of church and state", yet none of you mind getting the 'state' involved while your trying to force the 'gay lifestyle' on churches and the religious.
No one is trying to force the "gay lifestyle" (whatever that is) on churches or religious people.

Get off your cross, fake martyr.

“New one man.”

Since: Jan 11

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#409 Mar 17, 2014
Asian Guy wrote:
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if you act like a liberal, talk like a liberal, side with liberals, what are the odds YOU are a liberal?
as for YOUR stance on illegal immigration, I already KNOW your stance on illegal immigration. you are pro-illegal.
everybody who says they are liberal are democrat. need I say more?
do you know of any liberals who call themselves conservative?
that is an oxymoron.
Could you please show the post where I said I was liberal? No, you don't need to say more because so far you have made up 3 lies about me.
The problem with you is it's black or white. It's all or nothing. No exceptions, no different circumstances. You are what is called an extremist.
You are also mistaken that if you are Conservative you are an extremist, or liberal that you are an extremist.
I personally vote or take sides on issues, for and of themselves. Meaning, that sometimes I lean a bit on the liberal side and sometimes I am more conservative. It depends on the issue.
That's called reasonable.
As far as Obama goes, why don't I tell you what I think so you can stop pulling crap out of your twisted ass.
I think he has some good ideas that the Republican congress has fought against. KEEP READING.... I also think he has done some really stupid things.
I feel that way about most presidents.
The difference between you and me is that you will stand by any jackass as long as he is from your party, no matter how big an idiot he may be.
You strike me as someone who agreed with Ted Akin when he said women who are raped release a hormone to prevent pregnancy (in 'legitimate rapes).
Do you stand behind this Extremist Conservative? Or are you just conservative and think that was a stupid remark? If you do, there may be a chance you could join the human race instead of the conservative or liberal race.

“New one man.”

Since: Jan 11

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#410 Mar 17, 2014
Who wrote:
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Depends on what kind of restaurant it was - fast food or the standard pretentious douchebag den where everyone sits around sipping wine trying to be "seen".
Secondly, I don't wear clothes with pictures on them like a child.
Lastly, I wouldn't give a rat's ass if you want to kick a potential paying customer out for whatever reason that's up to you, plenty of other restaurants around besides yours, that's why a assume it would be a douchebag den because you would obviously think that you're the only game in town and that everyone feels "priviledged" to eat there.
The only reason I would say anything to anybody is if I thought there were some personal gain for me and if I wanted to start trouble for you and yours, which is exactly what gays are trying to do.
You libs and "progressives" keep shouting about the "separation of church and state", yet none of you mind getting the 'state' involved while your trying to force the 'gay lifestyle' on churches and the religious.
The liberal motto:'Live and let live unless they don't agree with my views'.
Do you understand a hypothetical question? One would assume you wanted to eat there. No one said you would wear such clothes, just if you had (hypothetical).
You really went off on a defensive tangent.
I wish you well, but will no longer try to reason with an unreasonable person.
Let's hope you are not included in the "Christian" category, you are failing miserably.
vomember

United States

#412 Mar 17, 2014
Kevin wrote:
Hey you from mesa I dont know what the hell kind of a bible you read must be sesame street because the bible I read says GOD FORGIVES EVERYONE. Now go blow your nose and grab some tissue for the tears you low life.
Its called blasphemy and if you read the bible correctly yesGod forgives all but if you ask for forgiveness but continue to act or do the same actions don't use God as a cop out. God is against gays read your bible the Holy Bible, thats the real world.

“ reality, what a concept”

Since: Nov 07

this one

#413 Mar 17, 2014
vomember wrote:
Its called blasphemy and if you read the bible correctly yesGod forgives all but if you ask for forgiveness but continue to act or do the same actions don't use God as a cop out. God is against gays read your bible the Holy Bible, thats the real world.
Read the Bible, found no such message. If you want to pray that God hates the gay folk, that's your problem with Him, not ours. Don't blame God for your bigotry, you chose it, not Him.
get a clue

Tampa, FL

#414 Mar 17, 2014
vomember wrote:
<quoted text>Its called blasphemy and if you read the bible correctly yesGod forgives all but if you ask for forgiveness but continue to act or do the same actions don't use God as a cop out. God is against gays read your bible the Holy Bible, thats the real world.
The Bible is a book of great stories but, in my opinion, its not meant to be taken literally.
INFIDEL

Grants, NM

#415 Mar 18, 2014
MixedMedia wrote:
If the governor had not vetoed this bill, there would be fewer and fewer businesses to refuse service. No one would come here, no businesses as we saw, would come here. The entire valley would start losing hundreds of millions almost immediately. These 'good Christians' would not be in business for long.
I'm glad the bill was vetoed and I think it was a foolish idea but your prediction of economic doom is not even close to the truth. Had the law been signed , I doubt that the threats from the militant homosexual movement would have amounted to a fart in a tornado. Angry extremists (liberal and conservative) always predict devastation if they don't get their way. How would Arizona business suffer? Let me guess, all those east and west coast liberals would stop coming to Arizona for their vacations...LOLOLOL.

“New one man.”

Since: Jan 11

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#416 Mar 18, 2014
INFIDEL wrote:
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I'm glad the bill was vetoed and I think it was a foolish idea but your prediction of economic doom is not even close to the truth. Had the law been signed , I doubt that the threats from the militant homosexual movement would have amounted to a fart in a tornado. Angry extremists (liberal and conservative) always predict devastation if they don't get their way. How would Arizona business suffer? Let me guess, all those east and west coast liberals would stop coming to Arizona for their vacations...LOLOLOL.
It was not my prediction. The NFL had already sent messages to AZ telling them they were going to have to consider relocating the next Super Bowl, that alone is upwards of 15m.
More than one technology company halted plans to settle in Maricopa County if the bill was allowed to stand.
More people than you could imagine would boycott the business that would refuse service to any group of the population. If they didn't go out of business it would surly hurt them.
"The threats from the militant homosexual movement" Where do you come up with this stuff?
There are more straight people supporting this veto than gays.
And yes a lot of those East, West, South, coast people as well as Canadians would stop coming here. Get rid of our Winter visitors and see what happens.
Why does it have to be liberal/conservative? Why not just people.
Contrary to the person above who seems to think he knows everything about everyone, I am not a liberal. And it (believe it or not) is not just the liberals who would stop coming here.
Those businesses we need for employment won't come here, some that are here now have said they would start the process to move out of here.
I'm also not an extremist, just a realist, looking at the events that took place as soon as this bill was introduced.

“ WOOF ! ”

Since: Nov 12

33.00, -111.51

#417 Mar 18, 2014
MixedMedia wrote:
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It was not my prediction. The NFL had already sent messages to AZ telling them they were going to have to consider relocating the next Super Bowl, that alone is upwards of 15m.
More than one technology company halted plans to settle in Maricopa County if the bill was allowed to stand.
More people than you could imagine would boycott the business that would refuse service to any group of the population. If they didn't go out of business it would surly hurt them.
"The threats from the militant homosexual movement" Where do you come up with this stuff?
There are more straight people supporting this veto than gays.
And yes a lot of those East, West, South, coast people as well as Canadians would stop coming here. Get rid of our Winter visitors and see what happens.
Why does it have to be liberal/conservative? Why not just people.
Contrary to the person above who seems to think he knows everything about everyone, I am not a liberal. And it (believe it or not) is not just the liberals who would stop coming here.
Those businesses we need for employment won't come here, some that are here now have said they would start the process to move out of here.
I'm also not an extremist, just a realist, looking at the events that took place as soon as this bill was introduced.
I think Brewer vetoes the bill strictly for business reasons. She knew it would dearly cost in dollars if she had signed the bill into law.

“New one man.”

Since: Jan 11

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#419 Mar 18, 2014
Fa-Foxy wrote:
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I think Brewer vetoes the bill strictly for business reasons. She knew it would dearly cost in dollars if she had signed the bill into law.
And she as much as said so. She was under a lot of pressure from businesses who would pull out and those who would not locate here after all. She said she was trying to do what was best for Arizona and it's economy, rather than for one group.

“ WOOF ! ”

Since: Nov 12

33.00, -111.51

#420 Mar 18, 2014
MixedMedia wrote:
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And she as much as said so. She was under a lot of pressure from businesses who would pull out and those who would not locate here after all. She said she was trying to do what was best for Arizona and it's economy, rather than for one group.
And she obviously made the right decision.

(and the weather here in the Arizona desert is BEAUTIFUL here today.:))
4409

United States

#421 Mar 19, 2014
Rick in Kansas wrote:
<quoted text>Read the Bible, found no such message. If you want to pray that God hates the gay folk, that's your problem with Him, not ours. Don't blame God for your bigotry, you chose it, not Him.
Your right vomember, but your just wasting your time trying to convince this lowlife from Kansas that other people have views, beliefs,opinions as well and that you have that same rights under the constitution.

Since: Sep 07

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#422 Mar 19, 2014
4409 wrote:
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Your right vomember, but your just wasting your time trying to convince this lowlife from Kansas that other people have views, beliefs,opinions as well and that you have that same rights under the constitution.
who is denying his right to speak?
4409

Park Hills, MO

#423 Mar 19, 2014
Asian Guy wrote:
<quoted text>who is denying his right to speak?

I'm getting sick and tired of ignorant people calling people bigots just because they demonstrate their god given rights and constitutional rights
4409

Park Hills, MO

#424 Mar 19, 2014
Asian Guy wrote:
<quoted text>who is denying his right to speak?
I never once said anyone is denying his right to speak. It's what happens when people speak, you want fair and equal treatment for gays, well you need to give that same fair and equal treatment to people that are apposed to it.

“ WOOF ! ”

Since: Nov 12

33.00, -111.51

#425 Mar 19, 2014
4409 wrote:
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I never once said anyone is denying his right to speak. It's what happens when people speak, you want fair and equal treatment for gays, well you need to give that same fair and equal treatment to people that are apposed to it.
opposed (sic) to "fair and equal treatment" ? What's the name for people like that ??? ummmm.... Oh yeah. They're called "WRONG !"
miss smith

Oklahoma City, OK

#426 Aug 23, 2014
Reverend Alan wrote:
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Our resident authoritarian gays believe all discrimination against them is bad and all discrimination against those who discriminate is good. They say stay out of gay bars if you don't like how they are run, then they say bakers, florists and photographers should be forced to cater gay weddings. There is no consistency. They believe in freedom for themselves and slavery for anyone who would offend them. Where in the Constitution does it say there is a right not to be offended?
Of course discrimination is wrong, that is not an issue the issue is do we want the government passing laws making things worse by forcing people to do things they do not want to do.
you condradict yourself and "judge" ME as clueless? At least what I said made SOME sense.

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