Pocatello rejects ordinance to protect gays, lesbians, and bisexuals

Apr 19, 2013 Full story: KIVI 19

The Pocatello City Council in southeast Idaho rejected an ordinance that would protect gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination.

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Paul

Pekin, IL

#1 Apr 19, 2013
Can anyone explain just why there should be discrinminatory special benefits and protedctions for a lifestyle choic that is damaging and immoral?

No, I didn't think so!

Since: May 12

Livonia, MI

#2 Apr 19, 2013
Paul wrote:
Can anyone explain just why there should be discrinminatory special benefits and protedctions for a lifestyle choic that is damaging and immoral?
No, I didn't think so!
I agree with you. Let's get rid of all those churches and organized religion. All they do is ask for special benefits and protections for a lifestyle choice that is damaging and immoral. Not to mention that they don't pay taxes like good, upstanding straight and gay citizens. Let's raze 'em to the ground and put up a Starbucks. At least we'll get some tax money from them as well as a fierce frappacino!!
SirAndrew

Honolulu, HI

#4 Apr 19, 2013
Paul wrote:
Can anyone explain just why there should be discrinminatory special benefits and protedctions for a lifestyle choic that is damaging and immoral?
No, I didn't think so!
If you can explain why you lie about your name with every single posting you make. Or why you think you your opinion has any validity whatsoever.

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#5 Apr 19, 2013
No surprises from Mormontown, Idaho.
Radar OReilly

Cedar Hill, TX

#6 Apr 19, 2013
Today's city council vote makes me proud to be a citizen of Pocatello!!!

WOO HOO

“Equality marches on! ”

Since: Apr 08

Location hidden

#7 Apr 19, 2013
Radar OReilly wrote:
Today's city council vote makes me proud to be a citizen of Pocatello!!!
WOO HOO
But you aren't a citizen....of any where, R1. Do try once agin with those razor blades against your wrists.
Radar OReilly

Cedar Hill, TX

#8 Apr 19, 2013
NE Jade wrote:
<quoted text>But you aren't a citizen....of any where, R1. Do try once agin with those razor blades against your wrists.
You are being Rude and Mean, ah yah!!!

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#9 Apr 19, 2013
NE Jade wrote:
<quoted text>But you aren't a citizen....of any where, R1. Do try once agin with those razor blades against your wrists.
STOP THAT !

“Some people are gay - get over”

Since: Apr 08

Reading PA

#10 Apr 19, 2013
Paul wrote:
Can anyone explain just why there should be discrinminatory special benefits and protedctions for a lifestyle choic that is damaging and immoral?
No, I didn't think so!
Yes I can

Because nobody should be discriminated against in housing or jobs for any reason. Period.

And if people allow their hatred and bigotry to overwhelm the better angels of their nature then I guess we are left having to legislate good behavior much in the same way we need to protect African American folks from the bigotry and hatred and terrible behavior inflicted on them and that they suffered for decades in this country.

If you can't control your hate, you force us to force you to control it.
Rainbow Kid

Alpharetta, GA

#11 Apr 19, 2013
Paul wrote:
Can anyone explain just why there should be discrinminatory special benefits and protedctions for a lifestyle choic that is damaging and immoral?
No, I didn't think so!
Only bisexuals can 'choose' to fall in love with another adult regardless of sex
.
We're not fighting for full benefits and protections for bisexuals
.
Bisexuals already have full benefits and protections; just like pedophiles; necrophiliacs; and you

“Luke laughs at hypocrites!”

Since: Sep 10

Palm Springs, California

#12 Apr 19, 2013
Paul wrote:
Can anyone explain just why there should be discrinminatory special benefits and protedctions for a lifestyle choic that is damaging and immoral?
No, I didn't think so!
Can anyone explain why you keep LYING, DAVID MOORE of Pekin,Illinois?

And, you are a horrible speller also. "Discriminatory", please,not the stupid way you spelled it...and just WHAT are "protedctions"?

"Choic"? Golly, a liar and stupid, you aren't making many points here, DAVID.
lilmis

Shippensburg, PA

#13 Apr 20, 2013
Paul wrote:
Can anyone explain just why there should be discrinminatory special benefits and protedctions for a lifestyle choic that is damaging and immoral?
No, I didn't think so!
Because it is morally wrong to persecute and abuse people just because you don't agree with a choice they have made. Oh, but I bet you consider yourself a Christian too. Oh and by the way how is another person's sexual orientation able to damage you? The last time I checked, hate was far more damaging and immoral than being gay. You don't get to call yourself "damaged" just because you don't get to have your own way in everything.

Oh and some facts on Pocatello, Idaho

No diversity - 90.5% white
low median incomes
only 30% of it's population have an education beyond high school. These facts represent the culturally impaired mindset of region. Not surprised they voted to reject it.

Since: Dec 08

Toronto, ON, Canada

#14 Apr 20, 2013
Look at a map. It is pretty close to Land of the Holy Underwear.

“Luke laughs at hypocrites!”

Since: Sep 10

Palm Springs, California

#15 Apr 20, 2013
JohnInToronto wrote:
Look at a map. It is pretty close to Land of the Holy Underwear.
Idaho. It's the land of misfits and anti social types, a more southern version of Alaska. Mark Fuhrman, from the OJ Simpson fiasco, moved out there after his terrible legal troubles. My serial killer..some day...sibling wants to move there so he can buy and keep even MORE guns. If you are EVER in McDonald's and a really tall REALLY skinny creepy guy with terrible comb over enters, LEAVE immediately.

No surprise at them being a bit behind the times.
Swede

Lund, Sweden

#16 Apr 20, 2013
Way to go Pocatello!!!

“Luke laughs at hypocrites!”

Since: Sep 10

Palm Springs, California

#17 Apr 20, 2013
Swede wrote:
Way to go Pocatello!!!
Morning, LIAR. Quick, where is Helskiki, liar?

Uve

Since: Nov 12

Location hidden

#18 Apr 20, 2013
snyper wrote:
<quoted text>
STOP THAT !
Why Snyper? the guy is horrible. I know it's not much better than he is but, we've all tried being reasonable and talking to him. The only thing he has left us with is to fight fire with fire. I for one would like to see him banned from here and only hope ill will.

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#20 Apr 20, 2013
Uve wrote:
<quoted text> Why Snyper? the guy is horrible. I know it's not much better than he is but, we've all tried being reasonable and talking to him. The only thing he has left us with is to fight fire with fire. I for one would like to see him banned from here and only hope ill will.
Direct threats of violence, or suggestions about suicide are THEIR gig.

It's not what WE do.

Since: Mar 11

Location hidden

#21 Apr 20, 2013
fr "Paul":

Can anyone explain just why there should be discrinminatory special benefits and protedctions for a lifestyle choic that is damaging and immoral? No, I didn't think so!<

DAVID MOORE from Pekin IL, quit spamming the boards. We all know that it's YOU, and that you desperately need psychological help.

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