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More anti-LGBTQ laws have been passed in the last year than any other time in American history


Jandi

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4 hours ago, Jandi said:

 

Yes, the R party and its supporters have found what they think will woo voters and keep them in power.  We will see if they are right in 2022.  We have always had a target on our backs, but that target is now as big as our entire backsides, so its hard to miss.  We can't count on the SCOTUS, so the best we can hope for is for R's to be defeated at the ballot box, and perhaps some limited help from the DOJ.  :(

 

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Jackie C.

I sincerely hope that enough people have a member of the LGBTQ+ community in their lives that their agenda blows up in their stupid faces.

 

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MelanieTamara

It's pretty clear that Republican state governments don't fear, or even take notice of, the Biden administration's policies. It looks like the Republican State governments feel they have to move quick while they still have a 6-3 scotus conservative majority until the Dems pack the courts (within the next year probably) to even things up a bit.

 

 

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Charlize

If the Republicans push things beyond what the constitution allows, as i feel they are, then i do hope that even a "conservative" court will rule against them.  I know i am naive but a gal can hope.

 

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2 hours ago, Charlize said:

…i do hope that even a "conservative" court will rule against them.  I know i am naive but a gal can hope.

There is always a chance.

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Mia Marie

I think what needs to happen is to find a way to get religion out of politics. The church has fed the politicians so full of lies and deceits about us to where it gives them only one objective to work on and that just will not do. Somehow we need to find the way to prove the churches agenda to wipe us out is wrong. This is the message our politicians need to know so maybe they will slowly put distance between the church and state. We need to find the info that actually hurts the church's accreditation on the subject of the LGBTQ. Once we have this we will have some ammo to fight for the rights we deserve and need.

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At the minute the people seeking these laws feel that they have been dishonored and have lost a power they felt they had in their grasp after many decades.  The sexism and racism that have been their hope and self perceived dignity for years and the "nobility" of their regional cause during the Civil War and reconstruction times have lost a lot of their original impact, and so a "CAUSE" of protecting "innocent children" from something their other fears and false dignity had kept them from learning about ALL children. 

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Mia Marie

According to what I learned many many years ago all this started back during the inception of the very first christian churches. When King Constantine ( who was a devout Pagan ) created Christianity to unify his people, He gave the church the power to control the masses just as the crown did and more. The very first bible was never to be touched by anyone other than the priest and the one he had helping him. Ever since then the church has amended the bible to suit what was or is going on in current society. They do their best to hide the fact that what they are talking about is nothing more than lies when it comes to the lgbt community. I do agree that ever since the Civil War the south has been trying to recover back to a pre-Civil War south. But the church is the real reason the anti LGBTQ bills were submitted. The politicians that support these bills always talked about how we are an "evil" that needed to be stomped out and that we are not relevant. We are relevant and we are not evil. They fear we are trying to turn everyone into us. We only wish to change ourselves to be who we were supposed to be from birth. All the things the church has done to hurt our community is now the big part of why I have no faith in the church. Religion stays in the heart. And my heart follows Wiccan which says "Do what ye will but harm none". Christianity has always lead to wars. Just look into the history books. 

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I see your point, but I don't see Christianity as unique in this regard.

 But perhaps we should discuss in a different thread?

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4 hours ago, Jandi said:

I see your point, but I don't see Christianity as unique in this regard.

 But perhaps we should discuss in a different thread?

@Mia Marie Discussions about religions are to take place in the Religions Forum.  It would be a very good topic over there. This topic has taken a turn where it should probably go into the Politics Forum as well.

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