Maryland Gay Marriage Could Hinge on Black Churches

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With Maryland poised to legalize gay marriage, some conservative opponents and religious leaders are counting on members of their congregations, especially in black churches, to upend the legislation at the polls this fall.

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Coolidge, AZ

#7933 Nov 3, 2012
LuLu Ford wrote:
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Promoting stereotypes?
Ignorance breeds homophobia.
No.

Just stating an obvious truth.

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Since: May 09

Nonya!

#7934 Nov 5, 2012
LuLu Ford wrote:
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Sin is a religious construct.
Which makes it a very 'real' construct....
Jane Dough

Montpelier, VT

#7935 Nov 5, 2012
DaveinMass wrote:
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I really don't care how you describe yourself, but at least be consistant within a sigle post. When you are being hypocritical I have no problem pointing it out.
So I can now safely say I believe you to be a hypocritical ignorant homophobe.
I can safely say i don't care...
and that you have no interest in reality...only how you feel about it...
Jane Dough

Montpelier, VT

#7936 Nov 5, 2012
LuLu Ford wrote:
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Sin is a religious construct.
good point...now you have discussed like I have, does it make YOU religious?

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#7937 Nov 5, 2012
Get That Fool wrote:
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Which makes it a very 'real' construct....
...but has no bearing on U.S. law.

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Nonya!

#7938 Nov 5, 2012
Jupiter wrote:
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...but has no bearing on U.S. law.
EVERYTHING has bearing on U.S. law....'real', remember???

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#7939 Nov 5, 2012
Get That Fool wrote:
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EVERYTHING has bearing on U.S. law....'real', remember???
No, the Christian concept of "sin" has no bearing on U.S. law; if that were true, we'd all be in prison.

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Nonya!

#7940 Nov 5, 2012
Jupiter wrote:
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No, the Christian concept of "sin" has no bearing on U.S. law; if that were true, we'd all be in prison.
Keep telling yourself that...I know the truth!

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#7941 Nov 5, 2012
Get That Fool wrote:
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Which makes it a very 'real' construct....
Religion is for weak minded people who can't think for themselves.

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#7942 Nov 5, 2012
Jupiter wrote:
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No, the Christian concept of "sin" has no bearing on U.S. law; if that were true, we'd all be in prison.
Correct.

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Since: May 09

Nonya!

#7943 Nov 5, 2012
WasteWater wrote:
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Religion is for weak minded people who can't think for themselves.
Says the heathen.....

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#7944 Nov 5, 2012
Get That Fool wrote:
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Says the heathen.....
Who cares? Your puny God is unworthy of worship.

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#7945 Nov 5, 2012
WasteWater wrote:
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Who cares? Your puny God is unworthy of worship.
Evidently 'you' do or you would not make such a stink about 'not' caring....

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#7946 Nov 5, 2012
Get That Fool wrote:
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Evidently 'you' do or you would not make such a stink about 'not' caring....
That's another fallacy. I just like giving you a really bad time. Why do you make so many assumptions?

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Aptos, California

#7949 Nov 5, 2012
Jane Dough wrote:
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good point...now you have discussed like I have, does it make YOU religious?
I am not religious.

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#7950 Nov 6, 2012
Vote No on Six and Yes for Romney.
Jane Dough

Montpelier, VT

#7951 Nov 6, 2012
LuLu Ford wrote:
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I am not religious.
see how we both discussed the religious construct of "sin" and yet both of us are not religious?

I wouldn't think I needed to write so many posts to clear that up...

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#7952 Nov 6, 2012
WasteWater wrote:
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That's another fallacy. I just like giving you a really bad time. Why do you make so many assumptions?
Your attention and time is that valuable to you that you would give it all to me huh???? You have serious issues....

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#7953 Nov 6, 2012
LuLu Ford wrote:
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I am not religious.
No kidding....

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Aptos, California

#7954 Nov 6, 2012
Jane Dough wrote:
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see how we both discussed the religious construct of "sin" and yet both of us are not religious?
I wouldn't think I needed to write so many posts to clear that up...
Your point?

Sin is a religious construct based upon beliefs and church dogma.

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