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Same-sex couple barred from Lexington Catholic prom
kentucky.com ^ | 05/15/2012 | Jennifer Hewlett

Posted on 05/15/2012 9:35:53 AM PDT by massmike

Two female students say they were not allowed to attend Lexington Catholic High School's prom as a couple Saturday night, upsetting a number of students at the school.

Hope Decker, 18, a senior, and sophomore Tiffany Wright, 16, had already gotten their dresses for the event, but Friday afternoon they were told by school administrators they could not attend as a couple because of the church's stance on same-sex relationships, Wright said.

In an email Sunday, Lexington Catholic president Steve Angelucci said, "As a Catholic high school, we uphold every teaching of the Catholic Church. The policies and procedures of our school reflect those teachings."

When the couple tried to enter the school's gymnasium, where the prom was held, they were turned away, so Wright said they held their own prom in the school's parking lot.

"I would understand and respect the school's decision if they truly upheld church teachings," Wright said Sunday night. "They didn't forbid the entrance of all the couples who've had premarital sex and all the kids who planned to get drunk after the prom."

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Kentucky
KEYWORDS: catholicschools; homosexualagenda; prom; teens
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1 posted on 05/15/2012 9:35:58 AM PDT by massmike
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To: massmike
Hope Decker, 18, a senior, and sophomore Tiffany Wright, 16

Next week's special guests on "Ellen".......

2 posted on 05/15/2012 9:37:48 AM PDT by massmike (The choice is clear in November: Romney or Caligula!)
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To: massmike

Ahhh. I’m home.

I moved from my 45 year home of Seattle to KY last year. Every time there is a story about the latest hijinx coming from that liberal bastian I say, “yep, another reason why I needed to leave Seattle.”

But I need to start doing the reverse and I’ll start with this story:

“Yep, another reason why I moved to KY.”


3 posted on 05/15/2012 9:38:36 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: massmike

Obviously, the Church should have made an exeption for them. Mommy told them that they were “special”. < /s>


4 posted on 05/15/2012 9:39:16 AM PDT by Hodar ( Who needs laws; when this FEELS so right?)
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To: massmike
"They didn't forbid the entrance of all the couples who've had premarital sex and all the kids who planned to get drunk after the prom."

Obviously the school has magical powers to automatically determine which couples were having pre-marital sex, or were planning to get drunk that night.

5 posted on 05/15/2012 9:40:07 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: massmike
Shocking. Not butch dykes
6 posted on 05/15/2012 9:40:20 AM PDT by trailhkr1 (All you need to know about Zimmerman, innocent = riots, manslaughter = riots, guilty = riots)
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To: massmike

“I would understand and respect the school’s decision if they truly upheld church teachings,” Wright said Sunday night. “They didn’t forbid the entrance of all the couples who’ve had premarital sex and all the kids who planned to get drunk after the prom.”

Two things:
1. Maybe if it were more obvious they would.
2. Sin is one thing. Broadcasting it proudly (same sex couple going to prom) is another.

And a third thing: How are they supposed to know who “plans” to get drunk afterward?


7 posted on 05/15/2012 9:40:29 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: trailhkr1

Probably bi.


8 posted on 05/15/2012 9:42:10 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: cuban leaf

No fair! You’re using logic! <sarc


9 posted on 05/15/2012 9:42:15 AM PDT by massmike (The choice is clear in November: Romney or Caligula!)
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To: cuban leaf

...or LUGS!


10 posted on 05/15/2012 9:43:10 AM PDT by massmike (The choice is clear in November: Romney or Caligula!)
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To: cuban leaf

They look like LUGs.


11 posted on 05/15/2012 9:44:48 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: massmike

Bet daddy is proud.


12 posted on 05/15/2012 9:45:01 AM PDT by Sybeck1 (If Romney needs my vote to win Mississippi, he is in a heck of a lot trouble more than me.)
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To: massmike

It’s easy. Straw men are all they have. It’s like the people who are against picture ID to vote because it is a financial hardship. That straw man is soaked in gasoline, just waiting for a stray match.


13 posted on 05/15/2012 9:45:01 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: massmike


Wow, the news crews sure got there quickly...almost as if this was a planned and coordinated confrontation. But, let's just stick with the story that after buying their dresses they were shocked to be turned away at the door and the news van just happened to be driving by trolling for a story.
14 posted on 05/15/2012 9:46:14 AM PDT by kevcol
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To: trailhkr1

Nah, more like Romy and Michelle.


15 posted on 05/15/2012 9:46:23 AM PDT by BelegStrongbow (St. Joseph, patron of fathers, pray for us!)
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To: massmike
This reminds me of stories where notorious homosexuals have tried to cause a stir because they were refused Communion at Mass. These gals trying to attend a Catholic prom together as a couple are obviously, in your face, sinners. Public sinners call out for public sanctions. There is also a matter of the seriousness of the sin. I don't believe drinking after a prom is equal to homosexual acts.

Good for the school for standing up for the teachings they agreed to impart to all students when their parents chose to send them to the school.

16 posted on 05/15/2012 9:47:34 AM PDT by Heartland Mom ("Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives." - Ronald Reagan)
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To: massmike; cuban leaf

My vote is for “attention whores.”


17 posted on 05/15/2012 9:48:14 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: trailhkr1

The one on the right looks like a Judd.


18 posted on 05/15/2012 9:48:45 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: cuban leaf
I may have to move to Kentucky myself!Look what we have to deal with here in Massachusetts:

Boston Globe covers last week's two major "gay marriage" events with laughable bias.

In the first picture,the Globe had just a small Associated Press article on page 6,calling the North Carolina vote a "gay marriage prohibition."

The second photo is from the morning after Obama's comments, You would have thought it was the second VJ Day. The Globe devoted the entire top front page,two full inside pages, and the lead editorial to an announcement that surprised no one!

The first picture here is from the Boston Globe....taking a shot at the "religious right"... The second is from the "conservative" Boston Herald,which devoted an inside spread gushing about the news of Obama supporting gay "marriage".....


19 posted on 05/15/2012 9:50:54 AM PDT by massmike (The choice is clear in November: Romney or Caligula!)
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To: dfwgator

What is a lug?


20 posted on 05/15/2012 9:51:26 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: massmike

Well kids, you can’t tell by looking at someone if they are having sex. And if they come to the prom sober, they aren’t violating the conditions to be at the prom. We do not live in a pre-crime world and if we did, we may not have any proms at all, and you gay kids would be real happy about that, not having a VEHICLE TO SHOVE IT IN THE REST OF THE KIDS AND SCHOOL’S FACES.

If everyone knows you are gay, and you are planning to attend a prom at a catholic school and everyone’s aware of it, it isn’t the same thing. You aren’t even TRYING to be discreet or embarrased about your sins. You want to flaunt it and have everyone’s approval. Commandeering a prom to make your own attention-whore statement.


21 posted on 05/15/2012 9:52:03 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: trailhkr1

Future Hasbians.
High Schools and Colleges are filled with them.


22 posted on 05/15/2012 9:52:18 AM PDT by netmilsmom (Romney scares me. Obama is the freaking nightmare that is so bad you are afraid to go back to sleep)
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To: cuban leaf

Lesbian Until Graduation


23 posted on 05/15/2012 9:53:01 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: massmike

And these girls, if it’s an Irish Catholic school, well, chances are you’re not allowed into the prom unless if you haven’t been drinking.

/sarc had to get it in


24 posted on 05/15/2012 9:55:20 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

scratch the “unless”. Wow, and I’m not drinking either.


25 posted on 05/15/2012 9:56:23 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: dfwgator

I googled “what is a lug” and it didn’t help. Just after I asked that question, I added the word “sex” to my search and got more than I needed. ;-)


26 posted on 05/15/2012 9:56:23 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

Don’t Unitarian Churches have schools?


27 posted on 05/15/2012 9:57:57 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: kevcol
Wow, the news crews sure got there quickly...almost as if this was a planned and coordinated confrontation.

Good catch.

28 posted on 05/15/2012 9:58:02 AM PDT by kidd
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To: massmike

I wonder who put them up to this?


29 posted on 05/15/2012 10:00:45 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: massmike

>As a Catholic high school, we uphold every teaching of the Catholic Church.<

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Take note, Notre Dame, Fordham, Boston College and other Catholic institutions of higher learning.


30 posted on 05/15/2012 10:01:42 AM PDT by 353FMG
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To: cuban leaf

Or try.


31 posted on 05/15/2012 10:01:53 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Heartland Mom

“These gals trying to attend a Catholic prom together as a couple are obviously, in your face, sinners. Public sinners call out for public sanctions. There is also a matter of the seriousness of the sin. I don’t believe drinking after a prom is equal to homosexual acts.

Good for the school for standing up for the teachings they agreed to impart to all students when their parents chose to send them to the school.”

Outstanding assessment of this situation, Mom.


32 posted on 05/15/2012 10:02:34 AM PDT by paterfamilias
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To: massmike

“Two female students say they were not allowed to attend Lexington Catholic High School’s prom as a couple Saturday night, upsetting a number of students at the school.”

What number? 1? 2?


33 posted on 05/15/2012 10:05:16 AM PDT by lowbridge (Joe Biden: "Look, the Taliban per se is not our enemy.")
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To: trailhkr1
Shocking

You would be more shocked if you saw some of the lesbians I know. Drop-dead gorgeous. Very feminine and drop-dead gorgeous.

34 posted on 05/15/2012 10:05:48 AM PDT by ladyjane
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To: massmike

Where were the parents?

Just a rhetorical question.


35 posted on 05/15/2012 10:08:28 AM PDT by RinaseaofDs (Does beheading qualify as 'breaking my back', in the Jeffersonian sense of the expression?)
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To: massmike

I’m holding my nose as a type one-handed: I MAY JUST HAVE TO VOTE FOE EOMNWY NOW.


36 posted on 05/15/2012 10:14:25 AM PDT by lightman (Adjutorium nostrum (+) in nomine Domini--nevertheless, Vote Santorum!)
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To: massmike
Hope Decker, 18, a senior, and sophomore Tiffany Wright, 16....

Wouldn't that make Hope a potential pedophile?

37 posted on 05/15/2012 10:17:50 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: massmike
They didn't forbid the entrance of all the couples who've had premarital sex

While she obviously did this to be an 'attention whore' I do agree with her there, many of our CINO schools should be following ALL the teachings of the Church in both student and STAFF behavior.
38 posted on 05/15/2012 10:20:56 AM PDT by battousai (Conservatives are racist? YES, I hate stupid white liberals.)
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To: dfwgator

They are nice looking, too bad they play for the other team.


39 posted on 05/15/2012 10:21:17 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: battousai

So how do you propose going about figuring out which students are having premarital sex?


40 posted on 05/15/2012 10:23:07 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: massmike

The one question I have isn’t about the sexual preference but about the fact that one of these girls is 18 years old and one is a minor. Where’s law enforcement on this obvious violation of the law?


41 posted on 05/15/2012 10:25:04 AM PDT by BlackjackPershing ("The Business of America is Business"--President Calvin Coolidge)
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To: cuban leaf; shibumi; Windflier; wagglebee; little jeremiah; Dr. Sivana; Tax-chick; Heartland Mom; ..
Since these two are bound and determined to make a spectacle of themselves and their Catholic school in their defiance of the teaching authority of the Church, I would suggest that the school help them by denying a diploma to senior Hope Decker and bid her goodbye and to expel sophomore Tiffany Wright. Let them take their apparent or actual lesbian relationship to the gummint skewels which proudly subsidize such nonsense and immorality.

Secondly, who died and left these two as gods to sit in judgment on the decisions of their CATHOLIC school to abide by Catholicism and reject their perversions??? 15 0r 16 year old sophomore Tiffany Wright apparently imagines that the Church and its institutions are some sort of democracies and that her opinions as to the governance of her CATHOLIC high school have some sort of standing and some sort of relevance. Ummmm, Ms. Wright, the Church is not McDonald's. You do it our way or you get your insubordinate backside out of here. There is no third way. AND, Tiffany, dear, can you spell Moral Relativism?

Also note that these are two more instances of giving kids a bad start in life by naming them fashionably rather than after saints which was once the Catholic tradition. Unless maybe I missed references in Butler's Lives of the Saints to Saint Hope and Saint Tiffany.

Also, spoiling them rotten does not help them one bit.

Ohhhh, golly gee willikers, there goes that elk again being soooo judgmental!

42 posted on 05/15/2012 10:26:35 AM PDT by BlackElk (Romney = Obama = Moloch = Obama = Romney = Moloch = Romney = Obama, Etc.)
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To: cuban leaf

Several years ago Kellenberg HS, a very popular Catholic HS on Long Island cancelled Prom. The principal, a Marianist brother, said too much debauchery in the form of post prom drunkeness and the renting of party houses in the Hamptons for post prom “festivities” made it impossible for a school that professes that it lives The Faith to allow the Prom to continue in its name. The school’s enrollment has not suffered.


43 posted on 05/15/2012 10:28:12 AM PDT by xkaydet65
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To: trailhkr1
LUGs ...

Also known as "attention whores".

44 posted on 05/15/2012 10:28:23 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: trailhkr1

I’ll say it: NOT GUILTY!


45 posted on 05/15/2012 10:32:51 AM PDT by Hemingway's Ghost (Spirit of '75)
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To: massmike

What the little emotional liars want to make sure is NOT talked about is the FACT that while they said those who committed pre-marital sex and other transgressions NONE of them AGREE that it is not sin in the catholic church...The gay militant left always wants it to be framed up as if what they do is not a sin...they REFUSE to address this. Keeping them out was justified...just as it would be to say to the adulterer that if they do not see the wrong then no communion. Liars!


46 posted on 05/15/2012 10:36:47 AM PDT by ICE-FLYER (God bless and keep the United States of America)
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To: kevcol
after buying their dresses they were shocked to be turned away at the door and the news van just happened to be driving by trolling for a story

Hey, you weren't supposed to notice that fact.

47 posted on 05/15/2012 10:39:13 AM PDT by Ole Okie
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To: BlackjackPershing

Perhaps you should familiarize yourself with the actual law before making assumptions? Age of consent in Kentucky, the state in question is 16. Furthermore, most states have what is commonly known to lay people as Romeo and Juliet statutes, where there is not only an age of consent, but a minimum age discrepancy must also be met. Otherwise, situations would arise where it would be perfectly legal to engage on sex Thursday, but it would become illegal on Friday after a birthday.


48 posted on 05/15/2012 10:39:39 AM PDT by Melas (u)
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To: BlackElk

Catholic school.

‘Nuff said.

On to the next faux “outrage”.


49 posted on 05/15/2012 10:41:42 AM PDT by Haiku Guy ("The problem with Internet Quotes is that you never know if they are real" -- Abraham Lincoln)
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To: BlackElk

“the Church is not McDonald’s. You do it our way or you get your insubordinate backside out of here”

For the record, Elk, it is Burger King, not McDonald’s, that promotes the slogan “Have it your way.”


50 posted on 05/15/2012 11:01:55 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics.)
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