Op-ed: No One Wants to Be Called A Bigot

There are 6 comments on the Aug 12, 2013, www.advocate.com story titled Op-ed: No One Wants to Be Called A Bigot. In it, www.advocate.com reports that:

Those rallying against marriage equality don't necessarily want to be called homophobes, but isn't that what they are?

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“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#1 Aug 12, 2013
Then they should STOP BEING BIGOTS!

If you don't like being called a homophobe, then STOP BEING ONE.

If you don't like being called a racist, then STOP BEING ONE.

If you don't like being called an idiot, then STOP BEING ONE.

Since: Apr 08

Chagrin Falls, OH

#2 Aug 12, 2013
People who don't want to be labelled bigots should avoid doing or saying bigoted things.

Pretty simple!

“Equality First”

Since: Jan 09

St. Louis, MO

#3 Aug 12, 2013
FTA: "Ryan Anderson, 31, a fellow at conservative think tank the Heritage Foundation, contends:“In redefining marriage to include a same-sex couple, what you’re doing is excluding the norm of sexual complementarity. Once you exclude that norm, the three other norms—which are monogamy, sexual exclusivity, and permanency—become optional as well.”

Um, excuse me Mr. Anderson, but what is the track record on heterosexual couples who get married these days? Isn't it something like a 50% failure rate at living up to the standards you state?

“Equality First”

Since: Jan 09

St. Louis, MO

#4 Aug 12, 2013
Also FTA:“These Republicans who are jumping ship are doing so because we have no way of messaging,”

It's not the "way of messaging". It's the message itself that people are running from.

Georgetown, Canada

#7 Aug 12, 2013
Go on The Dr.Phil Forum

“What Goes Around, Comes Around”

Since: Mar 07

Kansas City, MO.

#10 Aug 12, 2013
SLIF wrote:
Go on The Dr.Phil Forum
Dr Phil is NO Dr. He is just another wannabe. ROFL!

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