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Georgia lawmakers want to allow businesses to kick gay people out of diners

A bill moving swiftly through the Georgia House of Representatives would allow business owners who believe homosexuality is a sin to openly discriminate against gay Americans by denying them employment or banning them from restaurants and hotels.

The proposal, dubbed the Preservation of Religious Freedom Act, would allow any individual or for-profit company to ignore Georgia laws—including anti-discrimination and civil rights laws—that “indirectly constrain” exercise of religion. Atlanta, for example, prohibits discrimination against LGBT residents seeking housing, employment, and public accommodations. But the state bill could trump Atlanta’s protections.

The Georgia bill, which was introduced last week and was scheduled to be heard in subcommittee Monday afternoon, was sponsored by six state representatives (SOME OF THEM DEMOCRATS). A similar bill has been introduced in the state Senate.

No matter what soundbites you hear this election year, remember this: Religious liberty is never secured by a campaign of religious superiority. The only way to ensure your own religious liberty remains strong is by advocating for the religious liberty of all, including those with whom you may passionately disagree. Because they deserve the same rights as you. Nothing more. Nothing less.

Best ya’ll start taking note.

How To Determine If Your Religious Liberty Is Being Threatened In Just 10 Quick Questions

It seems like this election season “religious liberty” is a hot topic. Rumors of its demise are all around, as are politicians who want to make sure that you know they will never do anything to intrude upon it.

I’m a religious person with a lifelong passion for civil rights, so this is of great interest to me. So much so, that I believe we all need to determine whether our religious liberties are indeed at risk. So, as a public service, I’ve come up with this little quiz. I call it “How to Determine if Your Religious Liberty Is Being Threatened in Just 10 Quick Questions.” Just pick “A” or “B” for each question.

1. My religious liberty is at risk because:

A) I am not allowed to go to a religious service of my own choosing.
B) Others are allowed to go to religious services of their own choosing.

2. My religious liberty is at risk because:

A) I am not allowed to marry the person I love legally, even though my religious community blesses my marriage.
B) Some states refuse to enforce my own particular religious beliefs on marriage on those two guys in line down at the courthouse.

3. My religious liberty is at risk because:

A) I am being forced to use birth control.
B) I am unable to force others to not use birth control.

4. My religious liberty is at risk because:

A) I am not allowed to pray privately.
B) I am not allowed to force others to pray the prayers of my faith publicly.

5. My religious liberty is at risk because:

A) Being a member of my faith means that I can be bullied without legal recourse.
B) I am no longer allowed to use my faith to bully gay kids with impunity.

SEE THE REST OF THE QUESTIONS HERE: (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rev-emily-c-heath/how-to-determine-if-your-religious-liberty-is-being-threatened-in-10-questions_b_1845413.html)

No matter what soundbites you hear this election year, remember this: Religious liberty is never secured by a campaign of religious superiority. The only way to ensure your own religious liberty remains strong is by advocating for the religious liberty of all, including those with whom you may passionately disagree. Because they deserve the same rights as you. Nothing more. Nothing less.

Lie Witness News -- Presidents' Day Edition

HISTORY SKIPPED…….American Lies, because they choose to be lied too. It’s amazing how ignorant this civilized society of ours truly is. These are not just hunted down stupid people, these are proud in your face, i know what i know because i’m an informed citizen STUPID….and that’s very dangerous.

Old White Guy Drops A Monster Speech On Anti-Gay Football Teams. Seriously Impressive Performance.

Watch: Mika of Morning Joe’s Epic Rant Against “Misogynistic, Sexist’ Republican ‘Hypocrites’

In the most spirited and brilliant defense of Hillary Clinton in recent history, Mika Brzezinski of Morning Joe unloaded on Senator Rand Paul and other “misogynistic, sexist” Republican “hypocrites” who have had the audacity to attack Hillary Clinton based on her husband’s extramarital affair with Monica Lewinsky.

She continued, setting her sights on Tea Party “darling,” Rand Paul, “I better not go on, this whole thing is ridiculous. And these Republicans, please keep dong it. And Rand Paul, I beg you! Keep going after it! Because, I’ll tell you right now, it will backfire so badly!”

Charles Barkley: The Whole ‘Locker Room Discussion’ Is “An Insult To Gay People”

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"I think it’s an insult to gay people to think that they are going to be looking at their teammates in a sexual way. That’s an insult to all gay men. And we welcome them to the locker room, and I wish Mr. Sam the best."

"I think they’re going to be safe with their teammates. I think the public at large is more homophobic than guys in the locker room. I think we as players get a bad rap."

Charles Barkley: The Whole ‘Locker Room Discussion’ Is “An Insult To Gay People”

"I think it’s an insult to gay people to think that they are going to be looking at their teammates in a sexual way. That’s an insult to all gay men. And we welcome them to the locker room, and I wish Mr. Sam the best."

"I think they’re going to be safe with their teammates. I think the public at large is more homophobic than guys in the locker room. I think we as players get a bad rap."