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Christian Group Banned From Running 'Gay Cure' Advertisements [UK]
Reuters/ Charisma News ^ | 3/22/13 | ESTELLE SHIRBON/REUTERS

Posted on 03/23/2013 4:13:46 PM PDT by marshmallow

A British judge upheld on Friday a decision to ban a Christian group from placing adverts on London buses that suggested people could be cured of homosexuality.

The group, Core Issues Trust, wanted to place adverts on the side of London's distinctive red double-decker buses that read: "Not gay! Ex-gay, post-gay and proud. Get over it!"

The proposed adverts were a response to a campaign by gay rights group Stonewall, which had run adverts on London buses that read: "Some people are gay. Get over it!"

In a 35-page ruling, High Court judge Beverley Lang dismissed Core Issues Trust's claim for a judicial review into the ban on the adverts imposed by Transport for London (TFL).

"(The advert) was not a contribution to a reasoned debate," she wrote, saying that the group's freedom of expression was counter-balanced by the risk of causing grave offence to gay people and increasing homophobic attacks.

Core Issues Trust said it would appeal, arguing the judgment was "likely to stifle open and free debate" about homosexuality and discriminate against "those who reject a 'gay' identity".

The group says it aims to help "people who voluntarily seek to change from a 'gay' lifestyle to a gender-affirming one".

Stonewall welcomed the judgment, saying the decision to ban what it described as "voodoo 'gay cure' adverts" was correct.

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TOPICS: Current Events; Moral Issues; Religion & Culture
KEYWORDS: 666; formerlygreatbritain; homonaziagenda; homosexualagenda; moralabsolutes

1 posted on 03/23/2013 4:13:46 PM PDT by marshmallow
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To: marshmallow
The group says it aims to help "people who voluntarily seek to change from a 'gay' lifestyle to a gender-affirming one".

I have always found it interesting that homosexuals are so afraid of this statement, if as they claim homosexuality is set, then what are they afraid of, and why would they care if someone wishes not to engage in the activity any longer.

2 posted on 03/23/2013 4:18:32 PM PDT by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: svcw

the homostapo even goes after those homosexuals who said they made a mistake and are now saying they are cured.

That is how afraid these feces pushers are.

As for the UK, ARF, a country being invaded by one group while accepting another agenda which is opposed to the invaders.

Nah nothing could go wrong there.


3 posted on 03/23/2013 4:26:17 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: svcw

Consider:

You are born with X
You BELIEVE nature made a mistake and you should have gotten Y at the shop.
You go to a Doctor/surgeon to get modified from original equipment based on pure BELIEF and WANT.

This is “Good”.

Conversely”

You are born hetrosexual. No science proves otherwise.
You BELIEVE/are propagandised/whatever into liking people with the same factory parts.

This is “Good”

But when:

You decide that the risk of AIDS/guilt/shame/a change of heart for WHATEVER REASON occurs and you decide that you really are not what you BELIEVED/WANTED AT ONE TIME...

This is racist/bigoted/homophobic/a crime against humanity because CHANGE IS WRONG.

Eventually when this all implodes on itself and the Road Warrior scenario begins, I am going to take EXTREME PLEASURE in watching these idiots turned into human cattle/slaves to the most feral libs. I really am.


4 posted on 03/23/2013 4:37:47 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: marshmallow

If you don’t want to be cured, don’t have one. Funny how the Left only holds this view on infanticide.


5 posted on 03/23/2013 4:37:50 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: svcw

“why would they care if someone wishes not to engage in the activity any longer.”

I’ve wondered that too. After all, no one is stopping those who wish to engage in homosexual activity if they wish to continue to do so. What business is it of theirs if someone else wishes to not engage in it?

Since homosexual individuals only make up 1-3% of the population, I’m guessing they’re scared that the dating pool for them will dry up. That or their consciences are convicting them of the fact that regardless of what their feelings are, they do have a choice to abstain and control themselves from such activities.


6 posted on 03/23/2013 4:37:55 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: ReformationFan

they hate the triuth and hate it when anyone mentions their agenda or how they act like the NAZI’s.

Look at years ago when DR Laura spoke up, they went full attack and never let up on her and yet she is right.
Children do better with a mother and a father etc.

I;ve found that when you get their supporters and use every argument for homosexual marriage for say polygamy then they hate it.


7 posted on 03/23/2013 4:44:08 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: svcw
Funny that "Some people are gay, get over it" is fine, but "Post-gay and proud, get over it" is judged "not a contribution to a reasoned debate."

What could a "reasoned debate" consist of, if one side is not allowed to express their point of view?

8 posted on 03/23/2013 4:44:24 PM PDT by Mrs. Don-o (May the Lord bless you and keep you, may He turn to you His countenance, and give you peace.)
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To: Norm Lenhart

spolt little children who want their own way all the time and throw the doll out of the baby carriage when they don;t get it.


9 posted on 03/23/2013 4:45:06 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

truth hurts them, they are so infatuated with their agenda that the leaders of the homostapo use the weak minded and mentally ill to push a bigger agenda than the idiots think is marriage


10 posted on 03/23/2013 4:46:06 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

Interesting isn’t it? Thanks for your post! :)


11 posted on 03/23/2013 4:49:40 PM PDT by JCBreckenridge (Texas is a state of mind - Steinbeck)
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To: manc

“I;ve found that when you get their supporters and use every argument for homosexual marriage for say polygamy then they hate it.”

I pulled a similar argument on a pro-abort liberal when I argued how the Confederate Southerners weren’t pro-slavery but “pro-choice” on slavery. He did not like it one bit.


12 posted on 03/23/2013 4:50:31 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: marshmallow

I wonder if it would be illegal to solicit a cure for heterosexuality?
Something makes me think that would be fine...


13 posted on 03/23/2013 5:01:52 PM PDT by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: marshmallow

Ah,. . . female judge. I suspect the content of the ad would get a better hearing from a British male judge, who would certainly know of some classmates who’d engaged in buggery while attending an all-male public school and had given up on homosexuality and married women once they got to university.


14 posted on 03/23/2013 5:09:22 PM PDT by The_Reader_David (And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know...)
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To: marshmallow
Make no mistake...this is a war against God and the Gaystapo will stop at nothing to make sure that the very idea of sin is eradicated from the planet. For that matter, even the idea of gayness being a mental illness has been eradicated.

In the eyes of the forces of Satan, there is no such thing as evil...there is no such thing as sin...there is no such thing as God.

Right and wrong are a relic of the past.

15 posted on 03/23/2013 5:12:49 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Get armed, practice in the use of your weapons, get physically fit, stay alert!)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

These were my exact thoughts reading this horrific trash coming from the People’s Republic of Britistan.

Good news however, is that in Greece and Italy, the gaystapo are being exposed and driven out.


16 posted on 03/23/2013 6:45:50 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Viennacon
And a huge anti-gay-marriage demo in Paris! Paris, of all places! Zut alors! Even spotted a sign by some, uh, representatives of Gay Par-ee, with the caption:

"We're gayer without marriage."

I second dat emotion.

17 posted on 03/23/2013 7:52:02 PM PDT by Mrs. Don-o (May the Lord bless you and keep you, may He turn to you His countenance, and give you peace.)
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To: a fool in paradise

Good one. That’s a perfect response.


18 posted on 03/23/2013 7:55:57 PM PDT by CommieCutter
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To: Mrs. Don-o

That’s the point: they want to silence all opposing views.


19 posted on 03/23/2013 10:46:47 PM PDT by RobbyS (Christus rex.)
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To: The_Reader_David

Indeed. For a lot of boys, homosexual sex is a “phase,”


20 posted on 03/23/2013 10:48:37 PM PDT by RobbyS (Christus rex.)
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To: RobbyS
I've noticed on other conservative sites, trolls coming on and saying "Gay marriage is inevitable -- there are no arguments against it except bigotry --- surrender Dorothy!"

I'm trial-running my own response to that.

Same-sex behavior probably has always existed in every society. Agreed?

And that raises the excellent question of why gay marriage has never existed in ANY society.

The reason is that there is nothing in a gay pairing which requires the socially and legally enforced "twosiness" which is a part of the central definition of marriage: "for better or for worse, for richer or for poorer, in sickness and in health, til death do us part."

Gay relationships are historically and inherently more fluid than the husband-wife dyad. As not-for-us marchers in Gay Paree put it recently: "We're gayer without marriage."

What is it about the specifically male-female pairing that makes it require the blessings (or, mind you, the burdens) of social, religious, and legal definition and enforcement? It's the fact that this is the only form of sexual union which can spontaneously result in procreation.

No strictly adult-adult relationship requires vows of fidelity except man-woman pair-bonding. This is because adults can negotiate the boundaries of their own relationships: by custom, by consent, or by contract.

Only man-woman couples need the structure of law--- not to bond them to each other, but to bond them to the children which may result from their sexual union. Marriage is the only institution we have which is intended to permanently link a man, a woman, and the children they beget and bear together from their union.

It exists to assert, not the adults' desires, but the children's rights: their right to the provision, care, and sustenance of their natural father and mother.

Why would people with an inherently more fluid gay relationship dynamic, actually require the limitations of a religiously-rooted, historically-fraught, heteronormative, gender-binary legal bond?

Believe me, you're gayer without it.


21 posted on 03/24/2013 9:42:29 AM PDT by Mrs. Don-o (May the Lord bless you and keep you, may He turn to you His countenance, and give you peace.)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

I agree, of course. Human beings are male/female, two sides of the same coin.


22 posted on 03/24/2013 12:33:33 PM PDT by RobbyS
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We should seriously ask ourselves how did we get to a status quo where a tiny fraction of the population that choose to engage in disgusting, unhealthy, unnatural perverted sex run everything? Just pretend for a minute that you never heard of "gaydom" or "gayness" or "transgender" or "Heather has two mommies". You wake up and all of a sudden - here we are. How did we get that way? Because we didn't put a stop to it decades ago. Now what?

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23 posted on 03/24/2013 11:32:43 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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oh I questioned alright and saw Hannity, Rush, elected officials and others who never spoke up, who knew this was coming but wanted to keep their jobs and play it safe

They are the cowards who are just as much as to blame


24 posted on 03/25/2013 6:53:14 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: The_Reader_David
...a British male judge... would certainly know of some classmates who’d engaged in buggery while attending an all-male public school and had given up on homosexuality and married women once they got to university.

I saw plenty of "converts" to heterosexuality after art school.

25 posted on 03/25/2013 2:44:24 PM PDT by Albion Wilde (Liberalism: knowing you're better than everyone else because of your humility. -- Daniel Greenfield)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

Your elegantly reasoned response would make perfect sense to a sensible person. Unfortunately, we are dealing with the Father of Lies here. They don’t rally want marriage; they want:
• society’s stamp of approval for homosexual behaviors
• money benefits usually reserved for married couples
• the females want to have children without having to remain attractive to a man
• the males want to erode any barriers to living with children and having access to lots of children. If they have to pose as a nice married couple, what’s it to them? Most of the males, at least, do not intend to uphold any of the other norms, such as fidelity.


26 posted on 03/25/2013 2:56:33 PM PDT by Albion Wilde (Liberalism: knowing you're better than everyone else because of your humility. -- Daniel Greenfield)
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To: little jeremiah
How did we get that way? Because we didn't put a stop to it decades ago. Now what?

To figure out how we got here, we have to go back to the Communist goals for America in 1963. The 26th goal was to normalize homosexuality. It was never just a small group of perverts pushing homosexuality but the entire left-wing infrastructure in this nation.

And, why didn't conservatives put a stop to it? Because conservatism was infiltrated by libertarians that have no problem with the homosexual agenda.

27 posted on 03/25/2013 4:59:33 PM PDT by Kazan
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