Skip to comments.Church of England to act against anti-gay bullying
Posted on 07/06/2013 9:20:48 AM PDT by Olog-hai
The archbishop of Canterbury has announced a campaign to stamp out anti-gay bullying in Church of England schools, acknowledging that attitudes toward sexuality have changed.
Archbishop Justin Welby, spiritual leader of the worlds Anglican Communion, stressed that the Church of England wasnt changing its teaching on gay relationships, but that it would be absurd and impossible to ignore shifting cultural attitudes.
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Bullying is wrong, no doubt.
But is this campaign a spot on the slippery slope toward acceptance, “full inclusion”, and ultimately celebration of sexual deviancy?
Can I ask a stupid question?
What’s with all this anti-gay bullying effort we see nowadays?
Here’s the thing — gays are an officially recognized grievance group according to politically correct theology. This means that any actions against people of such groups are already subject to more severe punishment.
Anybody bullying homosexuals or racial minorities, or any other recognized grievance groups are already subject to more severe punishment for “hate” crimes and such.
My stupid question is whether anti-gay bullying is really such a big problem in this world, considering that we live in a politically correct world in which liberal thought pervades our institutions and legal system. Flame away.
The language Welby used indicates the latter.
Warning!: there will be false churches, and false priests. They will pervert God’s message.
It amazes me how anyone could believe in God, but violate His moral law so proudly. Anti-homosexual bullying? Is this all this idiot has time for?
It is the deviants who are the bullies.
It;s not a problem. Today, you’re much more likely to be bullied for saying homosexuality is a sin, than for becoming an annoying, effeminate rump ranger.
I think the only ones that would flame you are the overtly pro-gay types.
The “equal protection” clause of the Fourteenth Amendment is certainly not enough for the leftists; that puts a block on their agenda. Instituting “hate crimes” undermines that clause, creates “protected classes” (versus “unprotected”) and thus inflames class warfare by creating such where previously none existed.
Why not simply focus on the bullying. There is absolutely zero need to focus on ‘gay bullying’ or any other victim class bullying. What this is for is to widen the scope of what is defined as bullying to encompass any perceived negativity expressed towards open homosexuals something which has no place in schools and has nothing to do with education but of course the simple approach of expecting all kids to keep their sexual orientations under wraps is too much.
And gay marriage??? Ridiculous. Just a bunch of perverts.
That would not serve the liberal agenda. Keeping within constitutional bounds and focusing on equal protection of the laws would make class warfare fizzle out too quickly for leftists and their agenda.
PS. That would be US-specific. English Common Law, I believe, has similar provisions, which the liberals over there have steadily undermined especially through compliance with Code Napoleon-based EU law.
Church of England is hell bent to protect homosexuality which an offense God and will go against what God made - heterosexuals.
“Bullying”=any criticism of homosexuality and its practitioners.
The resultant PC thought and speech police censorship IS bullying and worse.
The C of E is already riven with division over this and other matters. It’s no wonder that a partial reversal of the Reformation is underway.
Is anti-gay bullying bullying by those against homosexual acceptance or is it bullying by homosexuals against those opposing the homosexual agenda?
I couldn’t determine from the article.
Which is exactly what they are really concerned about not bullying specifically. Its a tool to integrate gay normalcy into the classroom.
What about anti-anti-gay bullying?
Jf attitudes have changed, there shouldn't be any bullying of homosexuals that needs to be stopped, right? So no need for a campaign.
Comrade, if you don’t have the right opinions you are oppressing gay people.
There once were two young boys from Birmingham
I knew a wild story concerning ‘em
They lifted the frock
Of the Bishop engaged in confirming ‘em
Now the Bishop was nobody’s fool,
He’d been to a fine public school
He lowered his (censored)
With his (censored) Episcopal (censored).
But that didn’t startle these two,
Why they laughed as the Bishop (censored),
The Vicar is (censored)
And (censored) and (censored)
And (censored) and (censored) than you!
This is yet another case of Marxian destruction of the language. A fast and loose definition now applies to the word “bullying”.
I’d rather see the Church stand up to the bullying of the homofacists pushing their perversion on society.......
The Church of England and the Anglican Church in America are becoming irrelevant to their parishioners. Instead of focusing on the eternal Truth of God’s love as shown by Jesus Christ the church are pushing some sort of godless social agenda. Worship God, follow the Commandments and recognize Jesus as the Son of God and you will be saved.
His church has splintered into a thousand pieces but by God he has to stamp out gay bullying.
There you will find the authentic ancient faith shared with modern vibrance.
Why not preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ?
I think "love thy neighbor..." pretty much covers any kind of bullying.
If kids would stop calling boys that are not exactly as “cool” as the pack that they go around with gay and fag, I bet we would not be having this influx of gays fighting back. Kids are so rotten to boys who are a little sissy and girls that are tom boys. I wish they never did this because this is where we are now. Our country is going down the tubes.