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Homosexual activists demand removal of Chick-Fil-A from college campuses
Life Site News ^ | 3/13/2012 | Christine Dhanagom

Posted on 03/13/2012 5:42:19 AM PDT by IbJensen

March 12, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The fast food chain Chick-Fil-A, which has come under attack in the past for the conservative Christian values of its owners, is now fighting homosexual activists who want to see the restaurant kicked off college campuses across the country.

According to a Baptist Press report, the company has been at the center of controversy on at least nine campuses, including Duke University, Northeastern University, and New York University (NYU).

Students who want to see the restaurant kicked off campus or blocked from coming point to its donations to conservative Christian charities as evidence of its “anti-gay” agenda. According to IRS documents, WinShape, a charitable foundation funded by the company, funneled about $2 million to groups such as the Marriage & Family Legacy Fund, Focus on the Family, Exodus International, and the Family Research Council in 2009.

These donations, say NYU freshman Hillary Dworkoski, show that the restaurant is out of sync with her university’s “open and inclusive campus.”

“Maintaining a contract with an anti-gay vendor like Chick-fil-A undermines what makes this university so great,” she wrote, in a Change.org petition asking the school to give the fast food chain the boot.

Dworkoski, a bi-sexual, acknowledges that the Student Senators Council recently voted against removing vendors for “political reasons,” but argues that the school still allows the removal of companies that “violate human or labor rights.”

“As Secretary Clinton recently announced, ‘gay rights are human rights, and human rights are gay rights,’” she writes. “As such, I respectfully request that NYU remove Chick-fil-A from campus.”

The petition has garnered over 11,000 signatures, and may have been the inspiration for a recent prank in which two men accompanied by a person in a cow costume distributed a fake flier on the school’s campus advertising employment opportunities at the restaurant.

The flier warns that applicants should “be prepared to discuss your religion, family history, personal relationships etc upon interviewing,” and that “anyone living in sin need not apply.” A Youtube video by the distributors of the fliers shows one man telling bystanders that Chick-Fil-A is offering a special deal where customers can “trade in” their homosexuality for a free chicken sandwich.

The company fired back against the pranksters last week, writing on its facebook wall that the flier “was not created or distributed by any Chick-fil-A Restaurant,” and that “Chick-fil-A serves all of our customers, team members and potential team members with the utmost honor, dignity and respect.”

Dan Cathy, President and COO of Chick-Fil-A, Inc., also responded to the controversy in a statement last month, saying that the company had “no agenda against anyone.”

“At the heart and soul of our company, we are a family business that serves and values all people regardless of their beliefs or opinions,” Cathy wrote. ‘‘While my family and I believe in the Biblical definition of marriage, we love and respect anyone who disagrees.” He also said that the company did not “champion any political agendas on marriage and family,” but would “continue to offer resources to strengthen marriages and families.”

Dworkowsi’s petition has not succeeded in removing the company from NYU. School officials told the Huffington Post last week that they did not plan to cancel their contract with Chick-Fil-A.

At Northeastern University in Boston, however, the student senate voted last week to block the restaurant from coming to campus because of the controversy. The company was also successfully ousted last year from Indiana University, where it sold food once a week.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: evil; homosexualagenda; sodomites
"open and inclusive" ? No! if they are so open and inclusive, why the hate against people who disagree with the filthy homosexual style of living enroute to hell?

Is my opinion less worthy because i disagree? Funny, they want others to accept and agree with them and be nice to them for their beliefs and lifestyle, yet when others who dont believe in the gay lifestyle are shown nothing but hatred and are attacked. Where is the open mindedness? FREE SPEECH FREEDOM OF OPINION. They dont like what the owners of the company stands for? DONT EAT THERE. simple. Stop the hate and immature attacks. Chik-fil-a has never made any hate speech toward gays. Yet the gay community, who ALWAYS whine about nobody having an open mind and accepting their different lifestyle, attacks and demands special treatment from those who disagree with them. Where's the open mindedness in that?

As for the rest of us, give Chic-Fil-A the business every opportunity we have!

1 posted on 03/13/2012 5:42:24 AM PDT by IbJensen
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To: IbJensen

If Chick-Fil-A stays I see vandalism in the name of tolerance happening.


2 posted on 03/13/2012 5:46:03 AM PDT by sigzero
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To: IbJensen
"These donations, say NYU freshman Hillary Dworkoski, show that the restaurant is out of sync with her university’s “open and inclusive campus.”

The fact this freshman can't see the utter absurdaty of saying "we are open and inclusive and thus demand the right to exclude anyone we disagree with" says a lot about the state of contemporary higher education.

3 posted on 03/13/2012 5:49:56 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: IbJensen

I demand gays be removed from chick-fil-a.


4 posted on 03/13/2012 5:52:07 AM PDT by BO Stinkss
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To: circlecity

You just don’t follow the reasoning.

“As Secretary Clinton recently announced, ‘gay rights are human rights, and human rights are gay rights,’” she writes. “As such, I respectfully request that NYU remove Chick-fil-A from campus.”

See? Hillary said so, that’s why. Duh!


5 posted on 03/13/2012 5:58:19 AM PDT by ConservativeWarrior (Fall down 7 times, stand up 8. - Japanese proverb)
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To: sigzero

When a new Chick Fil-A opened last year near our local fortress of higher knowledge, the campus was littered with flyers that screamed, “If you eat Chick-Fil-A, you’re eating anti-gay!!”

Maybe as a result, business is booming. Having read this article I will treat my wife to lunch there today.

OBTW, why is it that faggies and Muslims seem to have the same tolerance level for those who disagree with them?


6 posted on 03/13/2012 5:58:45 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("Deport all Muslims. Nuke Mecca now. Death to Islam means freedom for all mankind.")
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To: IbJensen
"Why the ^*$! would I blow up Chick-Fil-A? It's *#@%ing DELICIOUS!"


7 posted on 03/13/2012 5:58:51 AM PDT by bolobaby
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To: ConservativeWarrior
gay rights are human rights, and human rights are gay rights...

And polygamy rights, and baby-killer rights, and animal rights, and bestiality rights, and pederasty rights, and serial killer rights...

Hey! Ax murderers are people too...they can't help themselves, they were born that way!

8 posted on 03/13/2012 6:04:40 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER ( Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: bolobaby

What movie is that from?


9 posted on 03/13/2012 6:27:51 AM PDT by YoungCurmudgeon
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To: IbJensen

Typical statist/fascist libtards. They cannot see beyond the end of their nose (or genitals, as the case may be) regarding rights. Everything for them, nothing for others.

“Fascist” and “liberal” are becoming synonymous in my mind, because when there’s something they don’t like they seek to destroy it for everyone. No freedom of choice for those who disagree with them, only for themselves. I, as a conservative/libertarian, believe very strongly in the rights guaranteed in the 2nd Amendment - but I’d never force another to exercise those rights for themselves or prevent them from exercising their 1st Amendment rights regarding their expression of distaste for the 2nd Amendment. If I don’t like something in society, I simply refuse to partake - my own private boycott. They could boycott Chik Filet if they want, but instead display their fascist nature by trying to ban it because of the exercise of private property rights by that chain’s owners.

This is just like their attempt to drive Limbaugh off the air - fascist, and completely opposed to the ideas regarding freedom of speech and freedom of association that we as a society have revered for over 200 years.

I am utterly fed up with the repeated attempts of the libtards, and particularly the homosexual lobby, to jam their point of view down our throats. They want to have relations with each other - fine (assuming that we’re dealing with consenting adults), that’s not my business. In fact, I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW ABOUT IT. But stop bombarding me with your ideology and stop trying to tear down everything you don’t like. In short, leave me (and everyone else) alone!


10 posted on 03/13/2012 6:29:20 AM PDT by Ancesthntr (Bibi to Odumbo: Its not going to happen.)
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To: IbJensen
As for the rest of us, give Chic-Fil-A the business every opportunity we have!

Sorry I can't join you, as I detest chicken. I know it's down right unAmerican but it's a fact.

11 posted on 03/13/2012 6:30:21 AM PDT by Graybeard58 (Eccl 10 v. 19 A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.)
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To: YoungCurmudgeon

Report and Observe.

Never seen it myself, but had that scene recounted to me soooo many times...


12 posted on 03/13/2012 6:30:30 AM PDT by bolobaby
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To: elcid1970
OBTW, why is it that faggies and Muslims seem to have the same tolerance level for those who disagree with them?

I can answer that, but I'll lead you to it as well.

Q: Just WHO is it that they "disagree with" [hate]?
A: Christians and Jews - ie, the one true God's people.

Eph 6:12
For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.

13 posted on 03/13/2012 6:32:11 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: IbJensen
I'll just say this, "demanding" ain't "getting".

I hope Chick-Fil-A stands strong and doesn't cave to these scumbuckets. The best reason to NOT negotiate with "terrorists" is that once they get their nose in the tent, the rest is not far behind.

I sincerely hope we're not going to sit idly by and allow these people to throw routine hissy-fits to get money. It's called "extortion", and we should not fall for it.

I don't know if it's just the northeastern US, but down here in the South people flock to Chick-Fil-A as they are what every fast-food restaurant should be in terms of service, quality, and cleanliness.

The homo crowd needs to be told "no" once in a while because like any intimidation-based group, you give them a cookie, they'll want a glass of milk.
14 posted on 03/13/2012 6:33:58 AM PDT by FrankR
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To: IbJensen

Duke University is “open and inclusive”. After all, they put up with a conservative basketball coach.... well, as long as he’s winning anyway.

LOL!, I asked a liberal and huge Dookie about that. He sheepishly agreed that they do harbor a little animosity toward Coach K for being a conservative but they can overlook it as long as the team keeps winning. He laughed and said, “well we do have our priorities!”


15 posted on 03/13/2012 6:36:50 AM PDT by Hatteras
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To: IbJensen
Already happened in South Bend:

"SOUTH BEND — Students at Indiana University South Bend may have noticed something missing from their lunch menu. Chick-fil-A sandwiches are no longer allowed to be sold on campus.

The university decided to remove Chick-fil-A as a campus vendor after news that a Pennsylvania franchise will be donating food for an event hosted by a known anti-homosexual group.


http://www.wsbt.com/news/wsbt-chickfila-removed-from-iu-sout-01262011,0,2597395.story
16 posted on 03/13/2012 6:38:05 AM PDT by jaydubya2
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To: Hatteras

Much like child rape can be overlooked if the coach is a winner.


17 posted on 03/13/2012 6:38:34 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: jaydubya2

From what I understand, the “group” that the sandwiches are being donated to are a “pro-traditional marriage” group,
and are NOT an “anti-homosexual group”,

unless the left wants to admit that being pro-homo is being anti-traditional family.


18 posted on 03/13/2012 6:40:13 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: FrankR

“The homo crowd needs to be told “no” once in a while ...”

IMO, the homosexual lobby needs to be met with the same force they dish out, once in a while is not enough to stop the their advance. The response to this request needs to be as vocal and insistent for keeping Chic- Fil- A on campus bu conservatives on campus.
Conservatives must retrain ourselves and train our children to politely and firmly state our positions with points and counter points. We do not have to nor should we stoop to their behavior or language, but we must not cede a clear field for the ultimate liberal progressive goals.
I have been aware of the struggle, but the last month has make me realize that I can no longer remain silent. We are in a war for our values, faith, and country.


19 posted on 03/13/2012 6:51:42 AM PDT by texteacher
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To: IbJensen

when I was in school they tried to get Burger Chef removed from campus for being “tools of capitalism”.

The more things change, the more they stay the same.


20 posted on 03/13/2012 6:55:54 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Graybeard58
Go there for dessert. They make awesome brownies, ice cream, shakes and more.

Our three daughters got their first jobs at Chick-Fil-A. The first two went through the whole interview and training program. When their little sister came of age, they hired her without an interview based on how her older sisters performed. Weekend dates for the Mrs. and I generally consisted of a meal at Chick-Fil-A to be served by the girls. We still go back often.

21 posted on 03/13/2012 6:56:21 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: elcid1970
OBTW, why is it that faggies and Muslims seem to have the same tolerance level for those who disagree with them?

Because they do not truly value "tolerance", nor do they seek it. Instead, they demand your approval and treat any delay in satisfying their wants as a personal affront.

22 posted on 03/13/2012 7:01:20 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: elcid1970
"OBTW, why is it that faggies and Muslims seem to have the same tolerance level for those who disagree with them?"

Could it be that the plumbing under the burqua isn't always the type of plumbing one would normally expect on a female?

23 posted on 03/13/2012 7:04:56 AM PDT by RushLake (Liberalism/Progressivism--Domestic terrorism financed by your tax dollars)
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To: andy58-in-nh

After dropping Football this was only the natural next step for Northeastern.


24 posted on 03/13/2012 7:06:20 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: IbJensen
Queers demand tolerance but are the most intolerant!

I can tolerate you but don't demand that I accept your filthy anal love affair with your buddy as normal.

25 posted on 03/13/2012 7:14:29 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: massgopguy
Increasingly, colleges and universities are making themselves into hermetic enclaves of ideological uniformity, empowered by government largess as well as the privation of their own clients, the latter of which are promised enrichment and instead delivered intellectual poverty and financial debt.

Far from reflecting and transmitting the rich values of the Western culture that once gave them birth and life, our academies today promote the very opposites of those values. They choose to wallow in childish solipsism rather than seek, or even acknowledge universal truth.

And worse: they promote enforced conformity in place of self-ordered liberty, gleeful self-abasement in lieu of humble morality, a spirit of hatred and not of love, and finally: a worship of death in place of a life God has blessed us with, thus denying the reality of both.

26 posted on 03/13/2012 7:35:50 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: MrB

um... no. Not at all like that.


27 posted on 03/13/2012 7:37:19 AM PDT by Hatteras
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To: andy58-in-nh

Good post.

Here’s my take on the education racket:

Offer unlimited subsidized student loans

Allowing schools to charge outrageous tuition

Allowing schools to pay massive salaries to liberal faculty/admins

Faculty/admins donate to Democrats

(and repeat)


28 posted on 03/13/2012 7:41:04 AM PDT by nascarnation
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To: IbJensen

The communist have achieved most of their goals.

........

15. Capture one or both of the political parties in the United States.
 
16. Use technical decisions of the courts to weaken basic American institutions by claiming their activities violate civil rights.
 
17. Get control of the schools. Use them as transmission belts for socialism and current Communist propaganda. Soften the curriculum. Get control of teachers’ associations. Put the party line in textbooks.
 
18. Gain control of all student newspapers.
 
19. Use student riots to foment public protests against programs or organizations which are under Communist attack.
 
20. Infiltrate the press. Get control of book-review assignments, editorial writing, policy-making positions.
 
21. Gain control of key positions in radio, TV, and motion pictures.
..........

 http://www.rense.com/general32/americ.htm


29 posted on 03/13/2012 7:57:56 AM PDT by Linda Frances (Only God can change a heart, but we can pray for hearts to be changed.)
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To: nascarnation

That’s about it. Government creates artificial demand for a service (post-secondary education), which in turn drives up costs and reduces quality, and results in a dependency relationship between colleges and government (via the taxpayer). Viewed in that light, universities are a natural home for both welfare state-fascists and communists, many of whom could not hold down a job in the private sector.


30 posted on 03/13/2012 8:00:13 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: IbJensen

Hmmm...Looks like Chik-Fil-A for lunch!


31 posted on 03/13/2012 8:29:34 AM PDT by Kanrok
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To: IbJensen

I think Chik-Fil-A should be sanctioned by being forced to be closed on Sundays.


32 posted on 03/13/2012 8:40:46 AM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: IbJensen
The Leftist assault on tradition was born in hate, driven onward by the fanatic impulse to destroy what is hated & given media cover by those whose own inadequacies make them welcome a moral & cultural breakdown.

One of the great lies of the 20th Century was the idea that the motive for seeking to make society more "open & inclusive" was toleration. It never was--although some people got duped into supporting it to demonstrate their own tolerance. The motive of the leadership was to undermine the cohesion of traditional society. In "diversity"--taken to the inevitable conclusion--there is social chaos, leading to the destruction of the social order under attack.

William Flax

33 posted on 03/13/2012 9:00:57 AM PDT by Ohioan
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To: IbJensen

They are in the process of deciding on whether or not to pass an anti-discrimination (against homosexuals) law in Omaha, by the city council. At one of the open hearings, a woman (presumably lesbian,) talked about how she should not have to go to a workplace and see family pictures, pictures of spouses and kids, on all of her co-workers’ desks, because it makes her feel “left out” and “different”. I foresee the next demand being that anything that hints at normalcy or heterosexuality will be banned so it does not make people “feel bad”.


34 posted on 03/13/2012 9:10:32 AM PDT by NEMDF
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To: IbJensen
My spouse and I are big Chick-Fil-A fans, and one of the things we like best about the place are the wonderful families—mostly Christian, but other faiths, too, including Muslim. Generally, these families say “Grace”, have happy, well-behaved kids, and are a pleasure to be around. Lots of singles and older folks there, too. Everyone, including the staff, is usually as nice as they can be.

If some deviant has a problem with this place, I suggest they depart and let the rest of us enjoy it.

35 posted on 03/13/2012 9:18:34 AM PDT by July4 (Remember the price paid for your freedom.)
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To: Vigilanteman

Great Desserts—and don’t forget their lemon pie!


36 posted on 03/13/2012 9:21:22 AM PDT by July4 (Remember the price paid for your freedom.)
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To: IbJensen

The queers make noise way out of proportion to their numbers, due to the pro-homo propaganda in the schools.


37 posted on 03/13/2012 10:16:07 AM PDT by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: elcid1970
...why is it that faggies and Muslims seem to have the same tolerance level for those who disagree with them?

Three guesses... No, one.

38 posted on 03/13/2012 1:25:48 PM PDT by fwdude
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To: Vigilanteman
Go there for dessert. They make awesome brownies, ice cream, shakes and more.

My wife and kids do eat chicken but I don't know of a Chic-Fil-A anywhere near us here in central Illinois. If I learn of one, I'll ask them to give them a try.

I read an article about the owner in Forbes, they referred to him as a "devout Baptist"- made me feel sort of special, since I'm Baptist too and it stated that he refused to let his restaurants open on Sunday so his employees could go to church if they wanted to, the article also said how many millions he was losing by not opening on Sunday. Of course Forbes uses a different accounting system than God does.

39 posted on 03/13/2012 7:41:56 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (Eccl 10 v. 19 A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.)
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To: JimRed

Unfortunately these sodomites have willing and ignorant allies in Washington, DC who believe they should be treated as normal. These morons would hand over the minds of our children to these monsters!

What the complicit media won’t tell Americans is that the large majority of serial killers were homosexuals.

Homosexuality is a disease that begins with sexual experiments in childhood that extend into adulthood.


40 posted on 03/14/2012 6:08:11 AM PDT by IbJensen (We now have a government requiring citizens prove they are insured but not that they are citizens.)
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To: NEMDF

This is the most blindingly stupid thing I’ve heard in a long time. Can you obtain the article which contains the comment and post it?


41 posted on 03/14/2012 6:10:01 AM PDT by IbJensen (We now have a government requiring citizens prove they are insured but not that they are citizens.)
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To: NEMDF

I did find this:

http://www.towleroad.com/2012/03/omaha-city-council-to-debate-and-vote-on-lgbt-bias-bill-today.html


42 posted on 03/14/2012 6:12:03 AM PDT by IbJensen (We now have a government requiring citizens prove they are insured but not that they are citizens.)
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To: IbJensen

Sorry I did not see your comment sooner about the lesbian being upset that people have family photos on their desks.

It was something in a news clip on live local news probably a week to 10 days ago. I did not see it online anywhere. They had a few little camera snips of the people speaking for and against the ordinance at a city council meeting.

That was where I saw it.


43 posted on 03/14/2012 8:37:23 AM PDT by NEMDF
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