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Chick-fil-A, Mayor Vincent Gray, and “Hate Speech”

absinthe48 Wrote: Aug 11, 2012 8:18 AM
If you consider marriage a sacrament, then you are almost certainly Roman Catholic. The Catholics are the only major Christian body that has remained faithful to Christ's teaching about the sinfulness of divorce. From a societal standpoint, the legalization of divorce has been the most important point at which our society established sin "as a social norm and the law of the land." Divorce, with the damage it does to family life, was in fact the fat end of the wedge; gay marriage is trivial in comparison.
Paul237 Wrote: Aug 11, 2012 11:04 AM
Catholics are NOT the only ones that consider divorce a sin the Mormons also consider divorce a sin. I know I am a Mormon and went through a divorce and for many years I was frowned at.
MG formerly minnesotagrandma Wrote: Aug 11, 2012 10:35 AM
I think what Dan meant is that the Church stands firm on the sin of divorce. Does your Baptist denomination teach that or is divorce more accepted under certain conditions? With 30,000 differenct Protestant churches it would be hard for a person to know what all of them teach. The Catholic Church is pretty clear.

For expressing the opinion of the majority of voters in the 31 states where gay marriage was put to vote Chick-fil-A’s President Dan Cathy is accused of “hate speech” by D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray. Such is the mayor’s revulsion that he threatens to mimic Lester Maddox circa 1962 and stand at his city gates wielding an ax handle to bar restaurant Chik-fil-A’s entry into his municipal domain.

Washington D.C’s black mayor is a prominent patron of his hometown restaurant/bookstore Busboys and Poets, billed by its owner as “The Cultural Hub of the Black Community,” and known as “a haven for...