Discriminatory bill needs a veto

Discriminatory bill needs a veto

There are 3 comments on the hamptonroads.com story from Feb 18, 2013, titled Discriminatory bill needs a veto. In it, hamptonroads.com reports that:

The First Amendment protects freedom of association. It's a stretch, however, to suggest that it blesses groups that use taxpayer dollars to associate exclusively with those who share discriminatory beliefs.

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Since: Mar 09

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#1 Feb 19, 2013
From the opinion ...

" ... Taxpayers should not be required to support groups that don't open membership to all classes of taxpayers. Such groups are permitted to exist, but if the groups demand purity through exclusivity, they should do so on their members' own dimes ... "

I agree.
Xavier Breath

West New York, NJ

#2 Feb 19, 2013
snyper wrote:
From the opinion ...
" ... Taxpayers should not be required to support groups that don't open membership to all classes of taxpayers. Such groups are permitted to exist, but if the groups demand purity through exclusivity, they should do so on their members' own dimes ... "
I agree.
me too

“Together for 24, legal for 5”

Since: Sep 07

Littleton, NH

#3 Feb 19, 2013
You can hope and pray, prostate yourself toward Mecca, self-flagellate, present burnt offerings, sacrifice virgins, or perform whatever other magical summons you will. Governor Ultrasound is looking forward to signing this bill.

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