French conservatives gear up against ...

French conservatives gear up against gay marriage

There are 8 comments on the WTAX-AM Springfield story from Nov 3, 2012, titled French conservatives gear up against gay marriage. In it, WTAX-AM Springfield reports that:

Roman Catholic bishops and conservative politicians are stepping their campaign against French President Francois Hollande's plan to legalize gay marriage days before his government presents its draft law in cabinet.

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“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#1 Nov 3, 2012
Why do people hate rainbows so much?

Since: Mar 07

Location hidden

#2 Nov 3, 2012
KittenKoder wrote:
Why do people hate rainbows so much?
I suppose because it's a symbol for all people living together equally, and in harmony.

Some people feel that they themselves are less "special", if other folks are treated the same way that they are.

“I Am No One Else”

Since: Apr 12

Seattle

#3 Nov 3, 2012
Quest wrote:
<quoted text>
I suppose because it's a symbol for all people living together equally, and in harmony.
Some people feel that they themselves are less "special", if other folks are treated the same way that they are.
It's ironic, the people who whine about entitlements that don't really exist are often ones who think they're entitled to superiority simply for being the majority.

Wow, I'm having another moment of poetry here I think.

“What Goes Around, Comes Around”

Since: Mar 07

Kansas City, MO.

#4 Nov 3, 2012
Hmmmm. How many 'Catholic' countries HAVE SSM? The church has NOT stopped them there!
Qwerty26

Lewes, DE

#5 Nov 3, 2012
Frankly, when you step back and look at christianity as a "moral system," it leaves something to be desired. So these bishops can spew and spout all the nonsense they want, but they do not own the moral high ground on this, or any other, issue.

Theirs is a religion that requires blood sacrifice. How is this different than, for instance, the Aztecs, or any other ancient religion that sacrifices animals (or worse, people)? We scorn these ancient religions, but don't stop to realize that christianity is based on the same principles - a deity that requires blood.

“Child of the Universe”

Since: Aug 09

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

#7 Nov 3, 2012
KittenKoder wrote:
Why do people hate rainbows so much?
Someday we'll find it -
the Rainbow Connection -
the lovers, the dreamers, and me!

Kermit the Frog

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#8 Nov 3, 2012
Awakening the beast.

Since: Dec 08

Toronto, ON, Canada

#9 Nov 4, 2012
Those bishops should suffer the same fate Robespierre delivered to the clergy.

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