What does religious freedom mean?

There are 20 comments on the Aug 10, 2012, The Washington Post story titled What does religious freedom mean?. In it, The Washington Post reports that:

In the United States, Muslim women trying to maintain modesty should get female-only hours at the public pool , right? What about Wicca troops who want a chaplain of their own, even if there are only a few thousand of them in the military? And Catholic business owners who believe that contraception is killing - should they have to provide it to ... (more)

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“I will not go quietly.”

Since: Feb 07

Indianapolis Indiana

#745 Dec 12, 2012
The Oracle wrote:
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On the subject of slander chump, as I told you - Check the thread '...MORE..From...Oricle,..plea se...' wherein I was being invited back by Sykora Arts Paul, because he missed my wise contributions.
Are you denying that Pagans abuse and sacrifice children?
Nope...the discussion was about THIS thread and this thread alone moron, not a soul noticed you were missing.
The SLANDER was about you insinuating that I partake of such activities.......
Yeah, no legitimately recognized Pagan group in existence today sacrifices or abuses children in any way.
Big Al

Hibbing, MN

#748 Dec 13, 2012
ontg wrote:
<quoted text>Good answer- let's not try to advance society and human relations let's just change the victims every so often.
Iím not condoning it Iím just explaining how it works.
ontg

Carol Stream, IL

#749 Dec 14, 2012
Big Al wrote:
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Iím not condoning it Iím just explaining how it works.
The post I responded to sounded like you approved. I do know how the real world works but it doesn't mean I condone it or that I don't try to make it better.
cunune

Pittsburgh, PA

#750 Dec 14, 2012
youtube.com/watch...
It Means?
Freedom is another word for something else to lose

“I will not go quietly.”

Since: Feb 07

Indianapolis Indiana

#752 Dec 20, 2012
STFU wrote:
<quoted text> But why does the information you just shared point to you as being a LYING SACK OF SHITE? Hmmmm (=
It doesn't. That's your psychosis talking, not the facts.
Aviela

Los Angeles, CA

#753 Dec 20, 2012
Christian witness wrote:
Please look up the cited Scriptures in your Bible.
We are living in the very last days of this world as we know it. Matt. 6:9,10
Satan the Devil is the god and ruler of this unrighteous world and his will is being done by people who don't even believe he exists.
2Cor. 4:4
Satan's influence is in the air we breathe on this earth, it is in religion, politics, entertainment or whatever a person can live for and or desire to satisfy his flesh. Revelation 12:9
People need to be studying their Bibles, letting God's word direct their thinking to make the necessary adjustments to become acceptable to Jesus as our heavenly reigning King.
John 3:36
Start your Bible study with Jehovah's witnesses so you can survive the end of this world into God's new world of righteousness. 2Peter 3:11-13
Hello my brother or sister..greeetings..agape:oD
The Oracle

UK

#754 Dec 21, 2012
Pagan and Proud wrote:
<quoted text>It doesn't. That's your psychosis talking, not the facts.

Ha Ha Ha 'Pagan and Pathetic'- when did you start dealing in facts?

“I will not go quietly.”

Since: Feb 07

Indianapolis Indiana

#755 Dec 21, 2012
The Oracle wrote:
<quoted text>
Ha Ha Ha 'Pagan and Pathetic'- when did you start dealing in facts?
back to get your posts erased again?

“I will not go quietly.”

Since: Feb 07

Indianapolis Indiana

#757 Dec 22, 2012
The Oracle wrote:
<quoted text>
You are a wimp hiding behind your mother's skirts (a metaphor for the TOPIX moderator).
Your entire m/o is to insult people and call them names, then run and hide like a naughty child. You are a cyberbully with a chicken liver. Now run to your auntie TOPIX and hide behind her skirts.
And you are simply the miserable little punk that cries whenever you get spanked for refusing to follow the rules as they are set. There's nothing "bully" about calling trolls like yourself on the carpet and getting you removed per TOS conditions. Deal with it, whiner.
The Oracle

UK

#759 Dec 22, 2012
Pagan and Proud wrote:
<quoted text>And you are simply the miserable little punk that cries whenever you get spanked for refusing to follow the rules as they are set. There's nothing "bully" about calling trolls like yourself on the carpet and getting you removed per TOS conditions. Deal with it, whiner.

If the TOPIX moderators decided to act with any equity and credibility, they would look at all your prior posts to dozens of decent contributors, and note that you are cry-babying to them while cyberbullying others at will.

Now if the TOPIX moderators want to protect a sniveling wimp like you, then that is their choice, but it doesn't show them in an equitable, unbiased light.

“I will not go quietly.”

Since: Feb 07

Indianapolis Indiana

#760 Dec 22, 2012
The Oracle wrote:
<quoted text>
If the TOPIX moderators decided to act with any equity and credibility, they would look at all your prior posts to dozens of decent contributors, and note that you are cry-babying to them while cyberbullying others at will.
Now if the TOPIX moderators want to protect a sniveling wimp like you, then that is their choice, but it doesn't show them in an equitable, unbiased light.
There's nothing decent about Trolls like yourself and a few others. That statement into and of itself proves that you are a lying POS. Name-calling is all trolls like yourself have, there isn't anything else you can do about it.
The Oracle

UK

#761 Dec 22, 2012
Pagan and Proud wrote:
<quoted text>There's nothing decent about Trolls like yourself and a few others. That statement into and of itself proves that you are a lying POS. Name-calling is all trolls like yourself have, there isn't anything else you can do about it.

Go hide behind your mother's skirts wimp. Let's see if the TOPIX moderators will continue to protect you.

There are threads in this forum which refer to child abuse by Roman Catholics, but when I refer to the child abuse by Pagans, information of which is on line on the net, you go sniveling to the TOPIX moderators to have my posts pulled.

To date your simpering has been fruitful. It beggars belief why the TOPIX moderators are happy to have Roman Catholics called to account, yet stiffle the proven in court accusations against Pagans.

You are an obnoxious, gutter mouthed Pagan. No more, no less.

“I will not go quietly.”

Since: Feb 07

Indianapolis Indiana

#762 Dec 22, 2012
The Oracle wrote:
<quoted text>
Go hide behind your mother's skirts wimp. Let's see if the TOPIX moderators will continue to protect you.
There are threads in this forum which refer to child abuse by Roman Catholics, but when I refer to the child abuse by Pagans, information of which is on line on the net, you go sniveling to the TOPIX moderators to have my posts pulled.
To date your simpering has been fruitful. It beggars belief why the TOPIX moderators are happy to have Roman Catholics called to account, yet stiffle the proven in court accusations against Pagans.
You are an obnoxious, gutter mouthed Pagan. No more, no less.
You're nothing more than a lying sack of feces. There is NO record of any Legitimately Recognized Pagan organization abusing children as has been found and exposed by the Catholic Church and that's the simple fact, any statement otherwise is nothing more than unproven SLANDER.
Finding it interesting that you cowardly hide behind an alternate name when choosing to accuse others of being a wimp, hypocrite.

“How You Treat Me”

Since: May 10

Determines How I Treat You

#763 Dec 22, 2012
Pagan Priestess wrote:
My opinion on this is:
Female hours for public pools-yes I think that they should be allowed certain hours in public pools for women, so Muslims and any other religions can keep their modesty for women. This wouldn't be taking away the public pool for everyone else at all, forcing people to share shouldn't be a crime
Chaplains for Wiccan troops-if there are places of worship for Christian troops, then there should also be places for Pagans and Wiccans, if the government disagrees and they don't allow Pagans and Wiccans places of worship because of it, then they need to take away places of worship for Christians and other religions.
Contraception for employees working for Catholic companies-yes, if the law is now that businesses have to provide contraception, then that overrides personal opinion and belief...it's the law, people can believe what they want, or disagree with whatever they want, but the law is the law
Freedom of religion is freedom of ALL religions, it doesn't just pertain to one religion or belief system.
That makes too much sense!!!!!

;)
The Oracle

UK

#764 Dec 22, 2012
Pagan and Proud wrote:
<quoted text> You're nothing more than a lying sack of feces. There is NO record of any Legitimately Recognized Pagan organization abusing children as has been found and exposed by the Catholic Church and that's the simple fact, any statement otherwise is nothing more than unproven SLANDER.
Finding it interesting that you cowardly hide behind an alternate name when choosing to accuse others of being a wimp, hypocrite.

As aforestated you are an obnoxious, gutter mouthed Pagan. No more, no less.

“I will not go quietly.”

Since: Feb 07

Indianapolis Indiana

#765 Dec 22, 2012
The Oracle wrote:
<quoted text>
As aforestated you are an obnoxious, gutter mouthed Pagan. No more, no less.
And the opinion of a proven liar and coward is of no consequence to anyone.

“I will not go quietly.”

Since: Feb 07

Indianapolis Indiana

#767 Dec 22, 2012
The Oracle wrote:
<quoted text>
You've proved nothing except that as aforestated you are an obnoxious, gutter mouthed Pagan. No more, no less.
Wrong again, I've proven that you are a liar, not to mention lacking quite a bit in education as well, the correct word is "aforementioned". Your incompetence amuses me.

“The Black Mermaid”

Since: Aug 11

Location hidden

#768 Dec 22, 2012
Pagan and Proud wrote:
<quoted text>And the opinion of a proven liar and coward is of no consequence to anyone.
Why is it everybody accuses everyone else of lying around here?
Drink the Hive

Anonymous Proxy

#769 Dec 22, 2012

“I will not go quietly.”

Since: Feb 07

Indianapolis Indiana

#771 Dec 22, 2012
The Oracle wrote:
<quoted text>
You fail again Pagan. "Aforestated" is perfectly correct. I did not mention that you are an obnoxious, gutter mouthed Pagan, I stated it. And on the subject of education, you don't know the difference between slander and libel.'Slander' refers to the spoken word you silly Pagan, whereas 'libel' refers to the written word. Academic of course, since I am guilty of neither.
You continue to make a bigger idiot of yourself with every post.
I take much joy in the knowledge that you will continue to be an obnoxious, gutter mouthed Pagan until the day you die
Actually it isn't, such phrasing is gutter English, you know, the thing you accuse me of using.
"Mention" in this context is the correct phrasing as your "statement" did not end with that specific obnoxious pronouncement making it a "mention" as one of many points.
Slander is generally used as the terminology when a discussion is being carried, whether it be over the internet or the telephone, it is only deemed to be "libel" when it is written in the form of a report(as in a news story). You are certainly guilty of both, having posted no accurate or verifiable evidence of your false accusations.
The only Idiot here would be yourself, making a jackass of yourself with every single post and stalking, breaking various national and international laws in the process.
Do choke on the bile you spew and save the world's oxygen supply for someone who deserves to continue breathing.

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