- Sunday, August 25 2013, 4:08:28 (UTC)|
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...these people can never get enough of claiming they are being persecuted and "attacked"!
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Worried they could be sued by gay couples, some churches are changing their bylaws to reflect their view that the Bible allows only marriage between one man and one woman.
Although there have been lawsuits against wedding industry businesses that refuse to serve gay couples, attorneys promoting the bylaw changes say they don't know of any lawsuits against churches.
Critics say the changes are unnecessary, but some churches fear that it's only a matter of time before one of them is sued."
...and they will be, but not because of their religious beliefs.....
...this is pure bullshit...a front to hide their real fears...churches know damn well no one can or wants to sue them for refusing to perform marriages for Gay couples...that isn't the issue. It's their PRETEND issue. The real issue, and I think they know it, is that if they discriminate against Gay couples they'll lose their tax-exempt status, as they should.
...when churches don;t pay taxes the rest of us make up the shortfall...we do it because we believe they are doing "good" and deserve a break, so they can do more "good"....even if it means the rest of us have to dig deeper into our pockets to build schools and fix roads etc.
...but, federal law is clear...any agency receiving tax exemption cannot engage in discrimination and denial of civil and human rights no matter WHO they pray to or what they believe. They are free to continue believing as they do but they cannot pretend to be doing a "good" which the rest of us, Gay people included, must subsidize.
That's the real issue and they always knew it would be...it isn't Jesus they're fretting over...no one is threatening their Jesus and they know it....what is being threatened is their BANK ACCOUNT.
They day is definitely coming when a church will be sued, not because of Jesus or anti-Gay beliefs but because they engage in discrimination on OUR dime!
...hallelujah...de lawd works in mysterious and funny ways.
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