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Court overturns rule limiting Bible distribution at gay pride festival
Catholic World News ^ | 9/17/2013

Posted on 09/17/2013 5:20:00 AM PDT by markomalley

In a 2-1 decision, the 8th US Circuit Court of Appeals struck down the Minnesota Park Board’s restrictions on a local man’s distribution of Bibles during an annual gay pride festival.

Brian Johnson, who sought to distribute the Bibles at the festival, said he “would ‘gladly hire a homosexual at my business if he/she could do the job,’ but expressed his belief that the Bible specifies homosexual conduct as a sin,” according to the decision. Johnson “elaborated that he tries to avoid the subject of homosexuality when passing out Bibles at the Festival, and he does not believe that homosexual or heterosexual temptations, in and of themselves, constitute sin.”

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TOPICS: Extended News; Government; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: 1stamendment; antichristian; bible; bibles; celebrateperversity; citysquare; culturewar; firstamendment; gaypride; homosexualagenda; lavendermafia; moralabsolutes; sexpositiveagenda; sexularhumanism

1 posted on 09/17/2013 5:20:00 AM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

God forbid they would do it to the Koran.


2 posted on 09/17/2013 5:20:53 AM PDT by AU72
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To: markomalley

Most homosexuals will decline the offer of the Bible, but perhaps a few can be saved. It’s not as if they are being forced to take them.

HOMOSEXUAL, because there’s nothing GAY about it.


3 posted on 09/17/2013 6:12:06 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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“HOMOSEXUAL, because there’s nothing GAY about it.”


It is actually SSAD (Same Sex Attraction Disorder) and I would thank the liberal wordsmiths to wash and rinse the word gay to remove the stain and filth they placed upon it and return it to its rightful place in our language to mean happy.


4 posted on 09/17/2013 6:24:26 AM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam! 969)
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To: Wurlitzer
It is actually SSAD (Same Sex Attraction Disorder)...

Calling it a disorder is HOMOPHOBIC! Just ask the American Psychiatric Association, who removed it from the list of mental illnesses.

5 posted on 09/17/2013 6:43:32 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: JimRed

“Calling it a disorder is HOMOPHOBIC! Just ask the American Psychiatric Association, who removed it from the list of mental illnesses.”


You are absolutely right and it is exactly why Psychiatrists were to be given more power by the Communist Manifesto so as to aid in the social engineering of our Country’s demise.

Psychiatrists are quacks at best practicing a phony science and all their attempts to normalize deviant behavior have had a huge negative consequence on society.


6 posted on 09/17/2013 7:07:35 AM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam! 969)
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To: JimRed

“Most homosexuals will decline the offer of the Bible, but perhaps a few can be saved. It’s not as if they are being forced to take them.

HOMOSEXUAL, because there’s nothing GAY about it.”

The Bible I read said to shake the dust off your feet and move on. Just pray they will feel convicted of sin before they leave this earth and profess Christ. I don’t see where going there makes much sense and creates an opportunity to mock the Gospel.


7 posted on 09/17/2013 7:25:37 AM PDT by selfdefense
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To: markomalley

This is a superb example of somebody doing everything right, as far as the law is concerned. Everything he was quoted as saying has a legally protective meaning, and dispels the arguments that can be made against him in court.

His statements are so well tailored they could be included as a footnote to the case in a law textbook.


8 posted on 09/17/2013 7:37:29 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (The best War on Terror News is at rantburg.com)
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