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True marriage supporters ‘not welcome’ in New York: councilman
LIFE SITE NEWS ^ | Catherine Briggs

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-A’s 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 don’t need bigots coming to New York City,” Dromm told HuffPost. “They are not welcome here unless they can embrace all of New York’s 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 Dromm’s desire to keep traditional marriage supporters out of New York City.

“We don’t 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 Dromm’s 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 Dromm’s 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 Eich’s 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.

“[Dromm’s] 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 Eich’s “controversial” stance known across the world, they have been silent about Dromm’s incendiary remarks. Brown said that Dromm’s 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 Dromm’s 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."


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1 posted on 04/17/2014 2:03:07 PM PDT by Morgana
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To: Morgana; NYer

Ah yes, the “tolerance” of the left toward those who old different beliefs.


2 posted on 04/17/2014 2:05:34 PM PDT by GreyFriar ( Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: Morgana
traditional marriage supporters .., are “not welcome” in the Big Apple.

No problem. I have no desire to be there.

3 posted on 04/17/2014 2:09:07 PM PDT by windsorknot
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To: Morgana

So I guess the Pope better never come to NYC as well.


4 posted on 04/17/2014 2:10:39 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: Morgana

I anticipate the mass expulsion of all Catholics, Orthodox Jews, fundamentalist Christians and Muslims from the city immediately.


5 posted on 04/17/2014 2:10:47 PM PDT by Argus
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To: Morgana

We MUST accept them but they do not have to accept us, typical nazi tactics of the progressive hypocrites to the left.


6 posted on 04/17/2014 2:10:49 PM PDT by ronnie raygun
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To: Morgana

those who embrace the perverse abomination of homosexuality will have an eternity of unspeakable suffering and torment apart from God to regret it. sad.


7 posted on 04/17/2014 2:11:05 PM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: Morgana

8 posted on 04/17/2014 2:11:27 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: windsorknot; Chode

“Go ahead bite the Big Apple, don’t mind the maggots”

——Mick Jagger


9 posted on 04/17/2014 2:11:37 PM PDT by Morgana (Wagglebee please come home we miss you!)
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To: GreyFriar

> 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!”


10 posted on 04/17/2014 2:12:46 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: ronnie raygun

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


11 posted on 04/17/2014 2:13:10 PM PDT by thorvaldr
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To: Morgana

It’s getting more like Sodom and Gomorrah by the day.


12 posted on 04/17/2014 2:14:09 PM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: Morgana
This Daniel Drumm?


13 posted on 04/17/2014 2:14:45 PM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature ($1.84 - The price of a gallon of gas on Jan. 20th, 2009.)
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To: Morgana

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.


14 posted on 04/17/2014 2:16:12 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Morgana

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.


15 posted on 04/17/2014 2:17:09 PM PDT by ronnyquest (I spent 20 years in the Army fighting the enemies of liberty only to see marxism elected at home.)
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To: Morgana

Not the city of my birth. Mayor Wagner, where are you???!


16 posted on 04/17/2014 2:17:20 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: kingattax

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...


17 posted on 04/17/2014 2:19:42 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks Morgana.


18 posted on 04/17/2014 2:20:34 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: ronnyquest
Yeah, but it's causing these idiots to move and bring their depravety with them to these other, wholesome places!!
19 posted on 04/17/2014 2:22:05 PM PDT by Fedupwithit (Your rights don't exceed mine. Get over it.)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Wall off the northeast and dump all the liberals in there...


20 posted on 04/17/2014 2:22:35 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (Yehovah saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: miss marmelstein

yeah sure


21 posted on 04/17/2014 2:23:22 PM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: Morgana
Is this the same Daniel Dromm who,in the latest issue of Gay Boys In Bondage,boasted about how many different antibiotics his doctor had to use to cure his latest episode of rectal syphilis?
22 posted on 04/17/2014 2:23:44 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Stalin Blamed The Kulaks,Obama Blames The Tea Party)
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To: MUDDOG
It’s getting more like Sodom and Gomorrah by the day.

on the evil meter we passed S&G quite a while ago.

23 posted on 04/17/2014 2:25:45 PM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: Morgana

Is he going to close all the mosques, too?


24 posted on 04/17/2014 2:26:19 PM PDT by BigBobber
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To: Fedupwithit
"Yeah, but it's causing these idiots to move and bring their depravety with them to these other, wholesome places!!"

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.

25 posted on 04/17/2014 2:27:34 PM PDT by ronnyquest (I spent 20 years in the Army fighting the enemies of liberty only to see marxism elected at home.)
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To: who knows what evil?

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.


26 posted on 04/17/2014 2:28:07 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Morgana
New York Sodom.
27 posted on 04/17/2014 2:29:13 PM PDT by CodeToad (Arm Up! They Are!)
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To: ronnyquest

Or Cuba. Or Venezuela. Or North Korea.


28 posted on 04/17/2014 2:32:06 PM PDT by windsorknot
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To: Morgana

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.


29 posted on 04/17/2014 2:32:54 PM PDT by Rockpile
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To: ronnyquest

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.


30 posted on 04/17/2014 2:39:26 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Morgana

That’s really great for tourism and business, from a city councilman no less. Could you really be that stupid?


31 posted on 04/17/2014 2:39:33 PM PDT by mom.mom
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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.


32 posted on 04/17/2014 2:39:54 PM PDT by Rockpile
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To: Morgana

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?


33 posted on 04/17/2014 2:46:45 PM PDT by BusterBear
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To: Morgana
feh...
34 posted on 04/17/2014 2:50:24 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: BusterBear

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.


35 posted on 04/17/2014 2:56:55 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Excellent.


36 posted on 04/17/2014 2:57:11 PM PDT by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: Morgana

Remember the names... that’s all ill say


37 posted on 04/17/2014 3:02:43 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Viennacon

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.


38 posted on 04/17/2014 3:07:31 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: GreyFriar
Ah yes, the “tolerance” of the left toward those who old different beliefs.

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.

39 posted on 04/17/2014 3:09:23 PM PDT by GOPJ (MSNBC reporters couldn't spot a criminal if he was at the company Christmas party.)
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To: Norm Lenhart

And as long as conservatives have a monopoly on private gun ownership, we can create a seperatist state. Rule 1: NO LIBS


40 posted on 04/17/2014 3:11:53 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Fedupwithit
Yeah, but it's causing these idiots to move and bring their depravety with them to these other, wholesome places!!

Yep.

41 posted on 04/17/2014 3:12:00 PM PDT by stevio (God, guns, guts.)
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To: ReformationFan
The Pope is definitely NOT welcome in New York.

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.

42 posted on 04/17/2014 3:14:11 PM PDT by GOPJ (MSNBC reporters couldn't spot a criminal if he was at the company Christmas party.)
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To: Morgana

Lots of people are not welcome there apparently, when do they start building a bug wall with sniper towers ??


43 posted on 04/17/2014 3:14:46 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Viennacon

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.


44 posted on 04/17/2014 3:30:03 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: windsorknot

Likewise.


45 posted on 04/17/2014 3:47:57 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (NRA)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Tupper Lake looked like Detroit back in the 60’s...


46 posted on 04/17/2014 4:04:43 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (Yehovah saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: who knows what evil?

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.


47 posted on 04/17/2014 4:16:20 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Norm Lenhart
I used to buy my comics from a pharmacy on Route 30 downtown; back in the days of spinner racks. They used to give the locals a free ride on the chairlift up Mt. Morris once a year. You could sit on your butt and slide down the falls where Bog River entered the south end of Big Tupper.

For kids, it was more fun than Detroit. :-)

48 posted on 04/17/2014 4:25:59 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (Yehovah saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: who knows what evil?

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’.


49 posted on 04/17/2014 4:35:56 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Norm Lenhart

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.


50 posted on 04/17/2014 4:43:17 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (Yehovah saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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