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Published: Thursday, Dec. 12 2013 5:35 p.m. MST

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2 tell the truth
Clearwater, FL

Re: "Other bill sponsors include GOP Sens. Orrin Hatch, Utah; David Vitter, Louisiana; Marco Rubio, Florida, Tom Coburn and Jim Inhofe, Oklahoma; Pat Roberts, Kansas; Roy Blunt, Missouri; Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker, Mississippi; James Risch, Idaho; and Lindsey Graham, South Carolina.

The House version has 92 sponsors, including Democrat Reps. Mike McIntyre, North Carolina, and Daniel Lipinski, Illinois.

Lee's website also said these groups have endorsed the bill: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Family Research Council, National Organization for Marriage, Heritage Action, Concerned Women for America, the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and the Liberty Counsel Action."

IOW, the usual suspects.


2 tell the truth: You call the the usual suspects, I call the defenders of religious freedom.

Homosexuality is a behavior. Same-sex attraction can be changed. I know because I do not struggle with it anymore. To engage in homosexual behavior is a choice. As such, those who choose to engage in a behavior will come across those who disagree with that behavior.

"Tolerance" means accepting this fact and still coexisting. I can coexist with someone who engages in homosexual behavior but I will never support their choice. I don't have to.

It is sad that the LGBT and left demand certain values in society and then refuse to follow those same values themselves....

mid-state, TN

@RedWings --

"It is sad that the LGBT and left demand certain values in society and then refuse to follow those same values themselves...."

Nobody cares if you attend a same-sex wedding or have one yourself. And gays don't want to stop you from getting married to the person of your choice, either.

The only serious intolerance here is on the side of those who DO want to prevent people from marrying, and those who insist on treating LGBT individuals as second-class citizens.

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