Lesbian sues Miss. town for denying g...

Lesbian sues Miss. town for denying gay bar permit

There are 29 comments on the WOI story from Oct 1, 2013, titled Lesbian sues Miss. town for denying gay bar permit. In it, WOI reports that:

A woman is suing the leaders of a north Mississippi town, accusing them of conspiring to prevent her from opening a gay bar by denying an application for a business license.

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“GREAT OBAMA GLOBAL DEPRESSION”

Since: Mar 10

Huntington, NY

#27 Oct 3, 2013
Gay bars are one of the few businesses doing well under the 0rganizer's destruction of American society.

Let's just hope the abomination pays her taxes, unlike most liberal evaders.
Heywood Jablomee

Warrington, PA

#28 Oct 3, 2013
AnyTime wrote:
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Hey Bull Dyke, get lost
Isn't that what they told you at your last NAMBLA meeting?

Since: Aug 11

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#30 Oct 3, 2013
Justin wrote:
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Here in Atlanta, the term "gay bar" is redundant.
I suppose it is a place to meet others. Here in Santa Cruz, gay bars are unnecessary and can't stay in business.
Huh

Owatonna, MN

#31 Oct 3, 2013
Small town where I live few years back had a town meeting at the local church. They spoke of getting government out of there lives and out of there business...That same year they denied a guy from opening a bar/strip club because it was bad.

SO MUCH FOR GETTING GOVERNMENT OUT OF THAT GUYS LIFE HUH.

Same as these pricks down south.
Rambeaux

Philadelphia, PA

#32 Oct 3, 2013
I once mistakenly entered a lesbian bar in Connecticut. It was full of bull dykes and they were all staring at me and probably thinking:"Who the hell is this guy coming in here?" I was so intimidated that I left without ordering a drink.
Far Away

Anchorage, AK

#33 Oct 3, 2013
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Nope.
"Newton said Tuesday in a phone interview that she first opened a gay bar called O'Hara's in the same location in Shannon in 1994 and operated it without problems until 1998, when she sold it to take on new business ventures.
The new owners continued to run a gay bar there called "Rumors" until 2010, according to the lawsuit. Rumors was profiled in a 2006 documentary called "Small Town Gay Bar" about the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the rural South."
So you're saying that, since there's been a homosexual bar there from 1994 to 2010, that to deny a zoning waiver in 2013 automatically makes it orientation discrimination? I'd say that's a stretch of even the most liberal of imaginations.

There was not one shred of information in the article that had even a scintilla of evidence that it is a discriminatory act, that it is anything more than the locals just don't want a bar there any more.

Since: Aug 11

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#35 Oct 3, 2013
Far Away wrote:
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So you're saying that, since there's been a homosexual bar there from 1994 to 2010, that to deny a zoning waiver in 2013 automatically makes it orientation discrimination? I'd say that's a stretch of even the most liberal of imaginations.
There was not one shred of information in the article that had even a scintilla of evidence that it is a discriminatory act, that it is anything more than the locals just don't want a bar there any more.
Your opinion is worthless. The place is zoned commercial and other bars exist there as this one existed previously. What's more, there is evidence that the mayor brought in cronies to bolster his blatant discriminatory behavior.
Far Away

Anchorage, AK

#36 Oct 4, 2013
WasteWater wrote:
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Your opinion is worthless. The place is zoned commercial and other bars exist there as this one existed previously. What's more, there is evidence that the mayor brought in cronies to bolster his blatant discriminatory behavior.
It isn't my 'opinion'. Read the damned article.

"The parcel of land is zoned as a general commercial district and requires establishments like churches, dog kennels and bars to get a "special exception," according to the lawsuit."

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#37 Oct 4, 2013
Far Away wrote:
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It isn't my 'opinion'. Read the damned article.
"The parcel of land is zoned as a general commercial district and requires establishments like churches, dog kennels and bars to get a "special exception," according to the lawsuit."
They all got special exceptions. The evidence shows the mayor stacked the deck and discriminated unfairly.

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