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Abort a Baby, Pro-Choice; Drink a Slurpee, No Choice

jsalamone Wrote: Jun 05, 2012 3:16 PM
Do you really think homosexual conduct and abortion are personal choices that only affect the individual that makes them, as much as drinking sugary drinks? Your argument fails, b/c it's based on the unproven theory that pppl are born homosexual, that it's an identity, rather than a feeling/behavior. Ppl who are caught up in homosexuality need to keep it a private bedroom matter rather than have govt endorsement of it to a special protected status. The preachers that preach violence against ppl caught up in homosexuality are idiots and don't represent the views of most ppl who disagree with homosexual conduct based on principled reasons, but somehow u believe that when a person acts like a jerk, that validates homosexual conduct?

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