Skip to comments.Ma. man fired from job over Christian belief in traditional marriage
Posted on 11/02/2009 5:17:21 AM PST by massmike
A Massachusetts man was fired from a national retail corporation because of his traditional beliefs on same-sex marriage. Peter Vadala was formally dismissed from his job as second deputy manager of the Brookstone store at Bostons Logan Airport on August 12, 2009, after a supervisor reported him to Human Resources regarding an incident two days earlier.
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God bless Mass Resistance, fighting from within the bowels of the Beast.
No more Brookstone.....
What exactly have you been buying from them all this time?
aye, no more Brookstone and pass along to all
being harassed by in-your-face lesbians and then fired is beyond the pale
Just wait ‘til this crapola comes to obama’s military.
I grew up in Newton..........no surprises here ;-)
Not eating pork is deeply offensive to me, since I'm a porkaterian.
this needs to go all the way to the US Supreme Court if necessary....
these bone smugglers and rug munchers need to get a room and do it in private...the closet is the place for all perverts (and I would grant them the right to be perverted in private, if that is what they need to do...as long as no minors are involved or no people are injured)....
Is Harvard Square still a banana republic? Are they trying to impeach Nixon posthumously?
I'm sorry, I always thought it was Pigstrafarian.
He also needs to lawyer up. Now.
eating pork is currently(maybe not for long) legal in Mass-of-2-$h!t$
Fired for having a politically incorrect view around a petty, militant lesbian.
Yes. Now this is going to be interesting, because, of course, there are religions in the US that actually do want to curtail the rights of women and people who are gay. Eventually these religious believers will collide with the stifle free speech/free thought community. Which one gets to be the protected class then?
Everyone will hate you because of me, but those who stand firm to the end will be saved.
They are Massholes
fired for his religious beliefs?? sounds like a Multi million dollar Religious Freedom Lawsuit, and I will never walk into Brookstones again.
Gay people deserve the diseases they catch!
Mustn’t make the mistake of applying “consistency” of rules/laws to the left...
When you understand their end goal is the destruction of Christianity, then it all makes sense. See tagline.
God needs to send this nation a message, Sodom and Gomorrah exists, here, unchallenged.
Thats right, no more Brookstone, and I will now block all of their emails. Slimeballs.
Looks like I won’t be shopping at Brookstone ever again.
“Men committed shameful acts with other men, and received in themselves the due penalty for their error.”
I believe this is a foretelling of AIDS.
In 1996 I was fired from a small company because of a conflict with my flaming-gay boss. It seems he was uncomfortable with my "family-oriented" attitude. We could not travel together because we would spend hours together in the car and all he wanted to talk about was sex (this guy was a sex obsessed pervert) and I didn't want to. Since he was an owning partner in the firm there wasn't much to do about it.
...and they keep it to themselves, no parades, no tv, no loud proclamations, just STFU.
A few hours later Peter was notified by a Human Resources representative that he was suspended from work without pay, effective immediately. Two days later, on August 12, after some further interaction with the Human Resources department, he was formally notified that he was terminated from the company.
Isnt this special?
They’re one of my favorite on-line shops for gifts and gadgets. (rolling computer table, coin sorting machine, charging station for our cell phones last year) No more.
keep it in the closet....where it belongs.
well, that was sexual harassment and sorry you were an uncompensated victim. But hopefully your life is better for having moved on, away from this hedonist (who probably has HIV/AIDS/Hep C by now)
I think he already is.
here we go, i know i am gonna get flamed for this one...company policy was very specific here, and this guy was stalked by a manager to get a reaction from him...yes, he was played politically, but the correct response when confronted on the issue would have been “ your personal business is your personal business, and i do not wish to hear about your personal life” and having said that, any further contact from the supervisor would be considered harassment, with her and the company liable in a lawsuit. this kid ( and he is a kid, with no way of knowing what was about to hit him ) broke company policy. his termination, although severe, is justified.
been preaching the doctrine of “why do you have to be so vocal about your sexual orientation” for twenty years. Apparently they aren’t listening. Maybe electronic signage for everyone would be a solution. In large flashing LED’s I’m a (fill in the blank).
“A female manager from another store was in the store and began talking to Peter about her upcoming marriage.”
Sounds like she set him up and unfortunately he took the bait. I’ve noticed that drug addicts, alcoholics and sexual deviants do this all the time. They will nudge conversations in a certain direction with people they don’t know in an attempt to find out if that person is “one of them”.
The correct response should have been “good luck”. Now, if this person had asked his opinion and he gave it and still got fired. A civil rights law suit might be in order.
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"The gadgets they have are really cool. This is just the coolest store I have ever been to with the most unique merchandise ever."
It's a fwabulous place, dear, let's do it tomorrow.
Interesting angle. One wonders if the same outcome would have ensued had the response been that such “marriages” were incompatible with his Islamic beliefs?
If he is telling the whole story, then he has a case. She brought it up, repeatedly, then finally confronted him. If he simply said that his Christian beliefs didn't accept homosexual "marriage" and that was the end of his contribution, then he is in the right, even in Fagachussettes.
Once in a while around Christmas if I need one last gift idea.....
Ahh, but same-sex marriage is legal in Mass, giving the employer now grounds to declare language opposed to legal norms "hostile" in the private workplace. First Amendment arguments are now more difficult.
Conservatives not wanting to join the battles of cultural warfare must take note of this. It is not enough to say, "I don't care for gay marriage myself, but what is it to me if the state allows gay marriage. It won't affect me."
It will affect you, as the Brookstone case illustrates. Another place where this will have a huge secondary effect is in the public schools, where teachers in states with special homosexual rights laws will now be COMPELLED to teach and indoctrinate a pro-homosexual world view, and students will be COMPELLED to echo that view, and FORBIDDEN to voice contrary views.
Homosexual rights laws have sweeping effects.
You are very wrong. All he did was state his opinion! Nothing more! His termination isn’t justified by ANY facts available in the article.
Next time I’m there I’ll be sure to stop by that store and let them no that I oppose this “same sex” mock of marriage as well, and that I object to this firing and will be not buying from any Brookstone outlet any more.
Gotta love that tolerance!
“The correct response should have been ‘good luck’.”
Wrong, no where under ANY law (or corporate policy) is it forbidden to respond, when pressed, with your opinion!
This is life in Amerika as the libs envision it. From sea to shining sea of people terrified to ever express their true thoughts.
Welcome home, Obambi and friends.
READ THE LETTER. It has the Human Resources Managers Name, phone number(with direct extension.)
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