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Discussion in 'Politics' started by Quantum Windbag, Feb 23, 2011.

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    Yet another reason to get rid of anti discrimination laws.

    EHRC now targets 'gay-only' guesthouses. Just in case any straight Christian fundamentalists were planning a night in one – Telegraph Blogs
     
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    I agree. Discrimination is discrimination. You cant have it both ways.
     
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    Hot stuff....

    Legal landmark
     
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    finally... an interesting topic.... thanks Q... am i allowed to retweet ?
     
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    It doesn't seem right to force a Christian to house a gay couple if they think homosexuality is immoral. I personally don't think there's anything immoral about homosexuality, but many people think there is. This is certainly not a "decided" issue in our society, even if the left sometimes want to think it is.
     
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    The owners of the guesthouse should be free to decide who they cater to and deny whoever they want for whatever reason they want. It's their business, after all.
     
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    I don't own the story, feel free.
     
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    Has there been a case of straight people being refused at a gay establishment?
     
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    Do you think that gays should have the right to be able to not rent to people who hate them? Or to people who they disagree with personally or politically? I support the right of all people to not associate, or do business with, anyone they do not want to, do you?
     
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    Sorry, this will not wash, Quantum Windbag. It is unconstitutional for a hotel to discriminate. If these owners want to limit custom to "Christians Only", they need to become a private club.

    Been that way for decades and they damn well knew this when they opened...unless their lawyer is a moron.
     

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