Skip to comments.Carson Willing to Step Down as Commencement Speaker After Protests [Gestapo Tactics!]
Posted on 03/29/2013 3:55:21 PM PDT by Steelfish
Carson Willing to Step Down as Commencement Speaker After Protests
29 Mar 2013 Greg Richter.
A pediatric neurosurgeon who has become the darling of conservatives since speaking against nationalized healthcare is now under fire for comments he made about same-sex marriage.
Dr. Benjamin Carson told Andrea Mitchell Reports on Friday that he would be willing to step down as commencement speaker at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine after faculty and students signed petitions asking that he not speak.
I would say this is their day, and the last thing I would want to do is rain on their parade, Carson told Mitchell.
Carson said in interview that he has not notified the university he wont be speaking. I am waiting for appropriate channels, he said. I dont think television is the appropriate channel.
The petitions began after Carson told Fox News Channels Sean Hannity, My thoughts are that marriage is between a man and a woman. Its a well-established, fundamental pillar of society and no group, be they gays, be they NAMBLA, be they people who believe in bestiality it doesnt matter what they are they dont get to change the definition.
One of the petitions, quoted by The Hill newspaper, reads: We retain the highest respect for Dr. Carsons achievements and value his right to publicly voice political views. Nevertheless, we feel that these expressed values are incongruous with the values of Johns Hopkins and deeply offensive to a large proportion of our student body.
MSNBCs web report on the story says Carson equating same-sex marriage with pedophilia and bestiality has caused him to lose some of his star power within the GOP. Carson has said he would consider a run for president if the public was still interested in him a year-and-a-half from now.
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Screw ‘em—it’s their loss if he doesn’t speak.
No guts. One of the best points he can make to a young crowd is to stand for something.
>> equating same-sex marriage with
Aren’t the proponents of same-sex ‘marriage’ equating the uterus to the rectum?
So much for lib/commie tolerance for minorities when they happen to be sterling individuals such as Dr. Carson or for that matter, Herman Cain.
Too bad he buckled.
After 4 years of indoctrination, these little jam-tarts could use at least 1/2 hour for an opposing view point.
Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.
I guess these medical students are all aware that under socialized medicine (ObamaCare) they will make 42% less than they would if we didn’t get ObamaCare. That is how much less doctors make in Canada than in USA. I guess these students don’t have college loans to repay, or malpractice insurance to pay for????????????
What the Dr said was absolutely right! Homosexuality and pedophilia are one in the same..men who molest little boys are gay..of course the left REFUSES to acknowledge that FACT so instead they are slandering a good man..they are doing to him EXACTLY what they did to Sarah Palin..they see a threat and they are trying to destroy him..but it wont work..all the left is showing us is who they fear
I am reading a book that Ayn Rand wrote in the 1960s! The students then were like the students now, they do not believe in freedom of speech. You should all read ALL of her books.
If John Hopkins is like Columbia and other training grounds for the healthcare industry, they could be sex positive proponents.
Columbia gives us goaskalice.columbia.edu/ which (at least at one time) offered non-judgmental advice on human-animal sex (risks, disease, etc.).
First they came for the Jews, but I wasn’t Jewish. Then they came for the Catholics, but I wasn’t Catholic...Then they came for......Its Germany in the ‘30’s all over again. Believe it!
Amen, Jim, Amen! We have been watching the mini series The Bible, and we were watching the part about Sodom and Gomorrah while the Supremes were hearing this case. Sure brought it all to light what God thinks about this.
Hey basil! I haven’t seen you in a long time. I think we were both at a Ron Paul event at Surfside Beach many years ago.
He didn’t buckle. He’s doing the classy thing. Let Johns Hopkins formally ask him not to come. Then it’s on them, the bias and bigotry.
Deliver the speech on You tube. It will reach many more than the few thousand graduates will, and if preceded by a preface explaining that this cannot be uttered on a modern campus, will be all the more powerful
Probably—I was at so many places with so many people in the last about 14 years.
I post something on FR nearly every day—don’t know how you could miss me—LOL!
Good to hear from you. I hope everything is going well.