Skip to comments.True marriage supporters ‘not welcome’ in New York: councilman
Posted on 04/17/2014 2:03:07 PM PDT by Morgana
NEW YORK, April 17, 2014, (LifeSiteNews.com) A New York City councilman has effectively told traditional marriage supporters they are not welcome in the Big Apple.
In response to Chick-fil-As proposed plans to expand their business and set up restaurants in several locations, including New York City, Councilman Daniel Dromm told the Huffington Post that the fast-food chain would not be welcome in the most populous city in the country. Councilman Daniel Dromm
We dont need bigots coming to New York City, Dromm told HuffPost. They are not welcome here unless they can embrace all of New Yorks diverse community, including the LGBT community.
Chick-fil-A made national headlines in 2012 when CEO Dan Cathy voiced his belief in traditional marriage. His remarks sparked scathing reactions from pro-homosexual politicians and the homosexual lobby.
Despite the onslaught of pro-homosexuality antagonism, the fast-food chain received an even larger outpouring of support after the incident, including a nation-wide Chick-fil-A Day, during which the restaurant made record-breaking sales.
Cathy has recently said he wishes to expand the company and consequently not be so vocal about his personal opinions.
This pledge of silence, however, does not placate Councilman Dromms desire to keep traditional marriage supporters out of New York City.
We dont need bigoted people even keeping their opinions to themselves, Dromm said. They need to wake up and see reality.
Brian Brown, president of the National Organization for Marriage, has called Dromms remarks outrageous and intolerant.
What Dromm has effectively said here is that anyone who believes in marriage as the union of a man and a woman is unwelcome in New York City," Brown stated. Christians and others are now, it seems, going to be considered guilty of 'thought-crimes' and threatened with all manner of reprisals simply for holding their beliefs."
Brown issued an appeal to marriage supporters to take action by voicing their resentment and offense at Dromms statement.
An individual's own privately-held beliefs, said Brown, if they conflict with Mr. Drumm's radical new orthodoxy, even if those beliefs are never publicly expressed, make that person guilty of a thought-crime and label him or her a bigot that doesn't belong in the Big Apple!
Brown cited the recent media kerfuffle concerning former Mozilla CEO Brandon Eichs past monetary support of Proposition 8 in California as another example of the readiness of pro-homosexual lobbies and politicians to jump down the throat and smother all supporters of traditional marriage.
[Dromms] remarks, Brown stated, coming amidst a climate of such unseemly attacks on pro-marriage people as we saw with the Mozilla controversy last week, simply reinforce a growing manifestation of hostility and intimidation in the public square toward folks with traditional values.
While the media was all-too-ready to make Eichs controversial stance known across the world, they have been silent about Dromms incendiary remarks. Brown said that Dromms remarks should have stirred public outcry and a flurry of media attention: but instead we hear deafening silence from the media, which is tantamount to a tacit approval.
Brown is calling on the New York City Council to condemn Dromms remarks and issue a formal apology for them.
"Mr. Dromm has alienated and insulted millions of New Yorkers and made them feel like they don't belong in their own home city. The Council should correct this and extend an apology immediately and undo the hurt and wrong that's been done."
Ah yes, the “tolerance” of the left toward those who old different beliefs.
No problem. I have no desire to be there.
So I guess the Pope better never come to NYC as well.
I anticipate the mass expulsion of all Catholics, Orthodox Jews, fundamentalist Christians and Muslims from the city immediately.
We MUST accept them but they do not have to accept us, typical nazi tactics of the progressive hypocrites to the left.
those who embrace the perverse abomination of homosexuality will have an eternity of unspeakable suffering and torment apart from God to regret it. sad.
“Go ahead bite the Big Apple, don’t mind the maggots”
> Ah yes, the tolerance of the left toward those who old different beliefs.
Hey if you don’t allow pedophile homosexuals near your children you’re being an intolerant homophobic bigot don’t you? I would embrace it and say “hell yes as long as it keeps your dingaling away from my children!”
Well that’s nice. I’m glad that the government has plenty of ways to punish citizens that don’t agree with them. Maybe Chick-Fil-a can get audited by the IRS, harassed by the EPA and OSHA or shot by the BLM. That will convince me we don’t live in a police state
It’s getting more like Sodom and Gomorrah by the day.
Anyone claiming to be a conservative or a religious person can either cut their losses now and move or have their things/jobs taken from them and forceably removed before long. If people want to gamble otherwise, then they will get what they asked for.
No one is nailed to the ground in these liberal hell holes. No material possession is worth your dignity. You come into the world with nothing and you leave with nothing. In between you can live on your feet or your knees.
OK, so take your money elsewhere. I cannot fathom why anyone continues to live in these leftist shitholes. There’s a reason people are fleeing places like NJ and NY.
Not the city of my birth. Mayor Wagner, where are you???!
No, how soon you forget! Mayor Bloomberg has said he’s going to blow past the Lord Almighty when he gets through the pearly gates! Basically, ACT-UP, is going to intimidate God, Jesus and the Apostles...
Wall off the northeast and dump all the liberals in there...
on the evil meter we passed S&G quite a while ago.
Is he going to close all the mosques, too?
That is unfortunate, but true. We get them here, in Missouri. They hate [NY, NJ, CA, IL, WI, MA, MD, CT, DE, RI] and cannot bear to live there, yet they move to our neighborhoods and immediately set about remaking our towns in their image. I wish there were a better solution, like Coventry. Or China.
I grew up in the NY Adirondacks. Beautiful land. Real Leave it to beaver kinda place. Once.
Liberals destroyed it. Been out for almost 20 years now. Never went back and never looked at a you tube vid of the place since...until earlier this week. It is a freaking disaster area. And it was getting that way when I left. But now it really is on the way to Detroit. So we may as well use it as a penal colony for the terminally stupid.
Or Cuba. Or Venezuela. Or North Korea.
Endless expansion is a big reason so many retailers get in trouble. Chik-Fil-A can cancel ideas on opening in the Big Anus and still do fine profitwise.
Thats when ‘you’ AKA their neighbors, must exclude them from all normal activities and force them to hate where they live by making their short stay as unpleasant as possible.
hound them at city/town meetings when they try liberalizing your home. Vote them off school boards. Do not hire them.
Thats really great for tourism and business, from a city councilman no less. Could you really be that stupid?
Dromm is an openly queer member of the city council from Queens.. A progressive demorat and schoolteacher elected in 2009 he cares deeply about the children. I bet, especially the boys.
What is he going to do about St. Patrick’s Cathedral? Archbishop Dolan?
Another problem - the Conservative Party has a line on the ballot in NY. Will their candidates be allowed to campaign for office, hold meetings?
Maybe when they get shut down and thrown out they will decide to fight back instead of pretending that liberals are not really the brownshirts of today. But I doubt it. they have had decades to fight back and instead played nerf darts...at best.
Remember the names... that’s all ill say
When the SHTF and life outside our doors looks like a Fallout 3 video game, this guy and those like him will be enslaved by the ferals they cater to. Which makes me smile. A huge smile.
One need only look to Bosnia or even post WW2 France for what awaits them.
New York's planning on forcing women who believe in traditional marriage to wear a large red "M" - - men will be put in stocks...>
I'm always impressed with the openness and tolerance liberals extend to other liberals.
And as long as conservatives have a monopoly on private gun ownership, we can create a seperatist state. Rule 1: NO LIBS
Liberals don't believe in religious freedom unless the 'religion' agrees with liberal's 'enlightened' beliefs. Trust me, that excludes most people who live in the world... or have ever lived in this world.
Lots of people are not welcome there apparently, when do they start building a bug wall with sniper towers ??
Eventually it will happen after the collapse. Unfortunately in another 250 years, they will forget the faces of their founding fathers as we have and history will repeat for them as well.
Tupper Lake looked like Detroit back in the 60’s...
And how did you guess that MR NSA guy because I never posted the name of the town ;)
It was OK back then. Not Beverly hills but not that bad. But when the libs wrecked the logging industry, that really slaughtered it. Then they closed Big Tupper over snow making and that was another hit. then the OWD and Verneer plant closed and that was all she wrote.
Uptown now looks like a ghetto and the junction is being reclaimed by the swamp.
For kids, it was more fun than Detroit. :-)
That would be Monakey and Meaders Pharm IIRC and yes the Bog was fun. Many a drunken night in my misspent youth there.
I just watched a couple vids as I said and the old Ginsburg building looks ready to collapse. It’s really sad what happened to it...the town in general. But with the jobs all but eliminated, no one has the cash to fix squat and the Adirondack Park Agency is worse than the BLM with their regulations. So no one has a reason to invest there.
They are literally driving people out to ‘reclaim the land’.
Monakey and Meaders...yep. Purchased my NM copy of Conan #1 (Marvel) there...among many others.
APA was usually mentioned by locals in the same sentence with very colorful swear words.