WS Clergy Nag Walker: Where are the squeals of "separation of church and state" now?

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  1. Oddball
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    Well?

    Where are the cries for these clergy to but out of politics now, huh?

    Anyone?

    Beuller?

    WisPolitics.com: Equality Wisconsin Fund: Wisconsin clergy urge Walker to preserve domestic partner protections
     
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    This is different.

    Somehow.

    I'm sure it is.

    Yeah....different.....
     
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    It's different that these Christians are coming to bat for gay people.

    Here's part of the letter from the OP:

    " As clergy who believe God loves all people created in the divine image, and that God, alone, will judge our ability to emulate divine love, we urge you to listen to voices of faith as you govern.

    Looking ahead to the next four years, we hope you and your administration will continue to support and protect the important gains made for equal rights in our state, including those for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender citizens.

    As leaders in the faith community, we are committed to seeing that all families are given the opportunity to thrive and contribute to the welfare of Wisconsin’s children. In that effort we applaud the work of Equality Wisconsin Fund, along with other state organizations, in passing laws creating the state domestic partner registry and domestic partner benefits for state employees. These measures not only protect the rights of LGBT families, but also strengthen our state’s economy, making it an open and welcoming community in which to further one’s education, to work, and to raise children. "
     
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    Of course it is. :rolleyes:
     
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    but i thought Christians hated gays?
     
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    Some do, some don't. I've never said ALL Christians hate gays. I have even posted which groups support gays and which groups don't. LDS, Family Research Council, Westboro Baptist Church, American Family Association, RCC, Vegas-based Canyon Ridge Christian Church, proudly supporting the people in Uganda who want to enact a law that will kill or imprison LGBT people. These Christians hate gays.

    United Methodist Church, Presbyterian Church, United Church of Christi, Ecumenical Catholic Church, Reform Jews, Reconstructionist Jews, Unitarian Church, Quakers all support marriage equality and accept gays.

    Some Christians here accuse me of hating Christians. I don't. I like some of them, I don't like others. Hate isn't a part of the equation.
     
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    Let me get this right....

    Christians shouldn't be allowed to teach children or participate in politics, and politicians should not encourage them to do so..

    UNLESS they're hooked up to the queer agenda?

    Perfect Skysense.
     
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    They wouldn't want there to be a double standard, would they!!
     
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    I never said that Christians should not be allowed to teach in public school. Christian teachers should not be leading religious services in school. Churches that preach politics from the pulpit and use their churches for political activity should lose their tax exempt status.

    I work in a school and many of the teachers I am fondest of are Christian. Don't let the truth interfere in your misrepresentation of my views, Allie. Keep hating me if you must. Keep lying about what I've said.
     
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    Leave it to Dud to come out against freedom of speech.
     

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