Skip to comments.Passengers stranded on bus…driver refuses to board because of gay rights ad
Posted on 11/16/2012 1:03:07 PM PST by Olog-hai
Passengers spent 20 minutes stranded on a bus after its driver refused to board because of a gay rights message on the side.
The unnamed driver would not get on the X78 from Rotherham to Sheffield because it bore a billboard for gay lobby group Stonewall, reading: Some people are gay. Get over it!
Passengers sat and waited while the driver argued loudly with colleagues and customers.
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Yet they say nothing to a driver that stops the bus in the middle of the route to pray to Mecca.
Passengers left stranded on bus after driver refuses to board because of gay rights advert on the side
Don a baseball cap with a big Crucifix on it and drive on my brother!
Most people are NOT gay. Get over it!
Thats rules out Christianity.
Get over it.
Driver was probably Muslim. Nice to see a little red-on-red action.
This means there is one person in America who will not comply, will not cooperate, will not cajole with evil.
Is it not possible to exit a bus?
Wouldn’t that be “green on rainbow” action? (It would be too rude to suggest “green on brown” action.)
I’m all in favor of the bus driver, and hope that other religious people also make a fuss. And it is no bad thing that other people are inconvenienced in the process, because it means that “this is serious. I will not have my faith demeaned by others with different beliefs, nor will I be forced to support their beliefs.”
This means there is one person in America who will not comply
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The article is from UK and the areas cited appear to be in UK also.
Good for the driver BUT he probably would be looking for other employment if it were up to me - (MY bus or company).
The ads help pay his salary....
he would get canned if he refused to allow a certain ‘type’ of person board.
Of course, I am one of those that believe if you post a controversial theme on your business, or openly support a candidate etc you are immediately taking a chance of alienating 1/2 of your customer possibilities - which also has to include employees.
The Daily Mail is a pretty reputable publication that doesn’t afraid of any PC thugs. They routinely call out the muzzies on theyre BS!
Nope, sorry, he’s in England.
No he didn’t:
“He apologised and said that the poster wasnt acceptable to this Christian”
No, the UK media is reporting that the driver is Christian.
Except the incident never happened.
In fact the driver sued successfully ‘The Sun’ newspaper and others.
What actually happened was that the driver prayed in his bus whilst it was parked up off the main terminal, as he was on his lunch break. The bus wasnt in service. So the newspaper stories were a complete fiction.
I know he got £30000 in libel damages from The Sun.
I do not see that reported in the news.
I still see the original story online.
HOMOSEXUAL, because there's nothing GAY about it!
The ‘christian’ referenced was another driver.
I think the other driver was the one explaining to the passengers why the first driver, who is “this Christian”, refused to get back on the bus. It’s a badly written sentence though, so I guess you could read it either way.
I hate it when a perfectly good snarky comment is ruined by facts.
Oops. That’s what I get for failing on the details. Bring that guy over here, to show us how to grow a backbone. Thx.
I had a look at that badly-written Wikipedia article. So how does one stop the bus to pray in February 2010 and get awarded £30K in February 2009??
Again, Raulynaitis worked route 81 and for a different company. He was accused of kicking people off the bus; the operator of route 24 locked people on the bus and prayed mid-route.
I think I read later that he was fired.
Yeah, see #28. I think the somali driver was the one on the route 24 bus and I’m pretty sure I saw/read that he was fired. Can’t find any link to confirm that, though.
I am loath, as a conservative, to quote the Graniaud, but that was the best link I could find.
Have we sorted the confusion out yet?.
So it seems that one bus driver didnt do anythinng, and the one that did got fired. If the UK was as dhimmi as people here make out, the latter would have kept his job.