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Governor asked to apologize for remarks about gays
Yahoo/AP ^ | 5-24-14

Posted on 05/25/2014 11:41:27 AM PDT by kingattax

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A gay rights organization is calling on Utah Gov. Gary Herbert to apologize for suggesting homosexuality is a choice and for calling decisions by other state leaders to not defend same-sex marriage bans the "next step to anarchy."

John Netto, head of the Utah Pride Center's board, said the governor's comments during his monthly televised news conference Thursday were hurtful.

"To suggest that allowing gay marriage is the foundation of anarchy, to us, is hate speech," Netto told The Salt Lake Tribune (http://bit.ly/1mjgsGh ). "We think he is uneducated ... on current scientific positions in regard to human sexuality."

Herbert's office didn't immediately respond to requests for comment

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Utah
KEYWORDS: homosexualagenda; homosexuals
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1 posted on 05/25/2014 11:41:27 AM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax

Gaystapo at it again.


2 posted on 05/25/2014 11:43:02 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: kingattax

Don’t give an inch, Governor!


3 posted on 05/25/2014 11:44:04 AM PDT by digger48
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To: kingattax

When is that stupid, backward, Christian redneck going to stop being so hateful and incivil?!


4 posted on 05/25/2014 11:44:35 AM PDT by Tzimisce
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To: fieldmarshaldj

This guy is in Utah.....He better not apologize because he will be reelected anyway.....Florida and Pennsylvania may be a different story. Although both will probably lose their governorships anyway.


5 posted on 05/25/2014 11:45:02 AM PDT by napscoordinator (Governor Scott Walker 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: kingattax

Dont give in! Tell them to shove it!


6 posted on 05/25/2014 11:45:57 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: kingattax

Keep the faith!


7 posted on 05/25/2014 11:47:13 AM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: digger48

I agree. . .this Governor hopefully realizes He answers to a Higher Power. . God Almighty. .the Maker of Heaven and Earth . . . . and male and female made He them.


8 posted on 05/25/2014 11:48:24 AM PDT by Maudeen ("End Times Warrior - Just a Sinner Saved by Grace")
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To: kingattax

“To suggest that allowing gay marriage is the foundation of anarchy, to us, is hate speech”

And we think trying to destroy and denigrate the Christian view of marriage is both hate speech and blasphemy.

So there, twinkle toes.


9 posted on 05/25/2014 11:48:29 AM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: Lurker

Good point.Liberals are allowed to say and do anything, no matter how offensive or hateful towards others, and we’re not supposed to say anything.

But here we someone suggest that homosexual marriage and homosexuality are not positive, and he is charged with hate speech. And due to political correctness, we are supposed to cower in fear of being charged with hate speech.

Political correctness is horse blank. We are allowed to have opinions about homosexual marriage, whether they have a hissy fit or not.


10 posted on 05/25/2014 11:52:33 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (et)
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To: kingattax

For some it is a choice. For others it is a mental malfunction that occurred after they were sexually molested as children. Either way, it is sexual perversion, and society isn’t served by promoting it.


11 posted on 05/25/2014 11:59:46 AM PDT by pallis
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To: kingattax
When will queers stop being bullies!


12 posted on 05/25/2014 12:01:10 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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13 posted on 05/25/2014 12:04:11 PM PDT by equalator
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To: kingattax
"To suggest that allowing gay marriage is the foundation of anarchy, to us, is hate speech..."

It's a pity that your agenda is so pathetic, so weak, that you have to twist what someone says into something that they didn't say in order to get sympathy. That tells everyone everything they need to know about you right there.

14 posted on 05/25/2014 12:05:13 PM PDT by BlessedBeGod (Democrats are Cruz'n for a Bruisin' in 2016.)
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To: equalator
Arghhhhhhhhh!

No industrial strength eye wash in the world will help me now.

15 posted on 05/25/2014 12:07:36 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: BlessedBeGod

If most Americans had really gone in for this folly and voted it in, this would be one matter. But it has been foisted on them. We can quibble about whether to call it anarchy or something else, but it is rotten.


16 posted on 05/25/2014 12:11:50 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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17 posted on 05/25/2014 12:12:32 PM PDT by narses (Matthew 7:6. He appears to have made up his mind let him live with the consequences.)
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To: kingattax
I am tired of this nonsense of getting people to apologize for what they say!

This is nothing less then thought control.

18 posted on 05/25/2014 12:13:25 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: fortheDeclaration

Why of course it is.

I wonder if these bullies will sooner or later bend themselves out of shape in vain over someone who flat refuses to do that.


19 posted on 05/25/2014 12:15:46 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: kingattax
"To suggest that allowing gay marriage is the foundation of anarchy, to us, is hate speech,"

To suggest that buggering each other is the equivalent of a sacred and enshrined heterosexual institution is, to logic and to sane people, hate speech.

20 posted on 05/25/2014 12:28:46 PM PDT by IronJack
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To: IronJack

well said.


21 posted on 05/25/2014 12:31:33 PM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: kingattax

Enough of this idiocy.
Lord, have mercy.
Those people need to grow up.


22 posted on 05/25/2014 12:32:09 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx

immaturity really isn’t the problem here.

the queers hate God and are an enthusiastic element of an evil and coordinated effort to attack and destroy America and everything that is American.


23 posted on 05/25/2014 12:37:02 PM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: kingattax

Not standing up to imperial courts using authority they were never supposed to have could lead to anarchy, he is correct.


24 posted on 05/25/2014 12:38:18 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: kingattax

the gays crack me up. For 20 years they have openly disparaged redheads (and continue to do so) and then they complain of hate speech.


25 posted on 05/25/2014 12:41:39 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: kingattax

They need God and don’t know it.


26 posted on 05/25/2014 12:44:35 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx

of course they need God, but their love of sin and hatred for God blinds them.


27 posted on 05/25/2014 12:45:33 PM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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28 posted on 05/25/2014 12:47:55 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: kingattax

The Governor deserves nomination for POTUS.


29 posted on 05/25/2014 1:01:25 PM PDT by lightman (O Lord, save Thy people and bless Thine inheritance, giving to Thy Church vict'ry o'er Her enemies.)
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To: kingattax

So sad and sick.


30 posted on 05/25/2014 1:01:34 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: kingattax

Arrest John Netto


31 posted on 05/25/2014 1:21:32 PM PDT by Regulator
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To: kingattax

You must repeat the official dogma of liberalism. Repeat it now. Good. No reeducation camp for you.


32 posted on 05/25/2014 1:22:39 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible. Complicit in the destruction of this country.)
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To: kingattax
John Netto, head of the Utah Pride Center's board, said the governor's comments during his monthly televised news conference Thursday were hurtful.

Buck up, queer...where's your tolerance for those with an opposing viewpoint?

33 posted on 05/25/2014 1:28:20 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (Yehovah saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: kingattax

Hate speech? Put your big girl panties on, John.


34 posted on 05/25/2014 1:29:30 PM PDT by 'smith
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I’m thinking we need an insincere, boiler-plate `apology’ for every-day use when a sodomite gets his panties bunched over something a normal person says about the homos.

Offender: Normal person

(Victim: Homosexual)

“Here’s the ‘Very Sorry Songg.’ Won’t you help and sing alongg?”
(”Bum bum bum”)

“I blew it!” Heh, not really!
(”But he’s sorry!”)

“I knew it!”
(”So sorry!” )

“I’m very very sorry I called you a nasty faaggg!”
(”Just don’t do it any more, you scurvy scalawaaggg!”)

There we go, right as rain


35 posted on 05/25/2014 1:44:50 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: Tzimisce

You sound Christaphobic. Why are you attacking someone with morel courage? Even obama was against genderless marriage a few years ago. Why should any group, and especially a perverted minority dictate the definition of what Marriage is? The meaning has been clear for over 5,000 years. There are very good reasons why it was created. There are NO GOOD reasons why its definition should be changed.


36 posted on 05/25/2014 1:54:35 PM PDT by Exton1
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To: kingattax

Please don’t appologize!!! You told the truth. Please don’t let these homosexual clowns drag you down. It is a choice!


37 posted on 05/25/2014 2:08:56 PM PDT by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: kingattax

Speech police!


38 posted on 05/25/2014 2:14:19 PM PDT by bgill
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To: digger48
Don't give an inch, Governor!

I'm with you. Asking people to apologize for practicing freedom of speech is offensive. I don't respect anyone who apologizes when asked to do so. They're just enabling this insanity.

I do respect someone who says "I stand by what I say" and recognizes that their freedom of speech might indeed offend some people.

39 posted on 05/25/2014 2:18:12 PM PDT by grania
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To: fieldmarshaldj

GaySStapo....


40 posted on 05/25/2014 2:19:29 PM PDT by rottndog ('Live Free Or Die' Ain't just words on a bumber sticker...or a tagline.)
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To: Exton1

I was being sarcastic.


41 posted on 05/25/2014 2:32:48 PM PDT by Tzimisce
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To: kingattax

And it wasn’t so many years ago that homosexuals didn’t want to hear it was “nature”

Now they put out the falsehood it’s 100% “we were born that way” BFS Any family lawyer will tell you they have clients with kids who want out for same sex partners. If this was a “Choice” they wouldn’t have had the kids in the first place

The truth just kills these b*******


42 posted on 05/25/2014 2:33:44 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Shame on Sam The Sham . . . Michael ScAM . . .$$$ grab all planned by this "handlers")
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To: kingattax

The truth requires no apology.


43 posted on 05/25/2014 2:53:02 PM PDT by Old Yeller (Anything is possible, if you don't know what you're talking about.)
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To: kingattax

Yeah, I still don’t get how it’s a ‘choice’. For me, heterosexuality was never a question. However, for some here, they had to make a ‘choice’ about their sexuality? Interesting!


44 posted on 05/25/2014 2:56:15 PM PDT by LittleBillyInfidel (This tagline has been formatted to fit the screen. Some content has been edited.)
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To: pallis

“For some it is a choice. For others it is a mental malfunction that occurred after they were sexually molested as children.”

My opinion differs on that. I am convinced that it is a “mental malfunction” in all cases. (Or so close to all as to make any exceptions irrelevant.)

Same-sex attraction disorder is similar to PTSD, in that it is induced by trauma. In the case of SSAD, the trauma is sexual in nature, which causes some percentage of the victims of seduction or molestation in the pre-adult years to develop this particular disorder.

The good news is that it is treatable. At the very least, a true understanding of the nature of their disorder might help victims get right with God.


45 posted on 05/25/2014 3:46:28 PM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: LittleBillyInfidel

“Yeah, I still don’t get how it’s a ‘choice’. For me, heterosexuality was never a question. However, for some here, they had to make a ‘choice’ about their sexuality? Interesting!”

I didn’t choose to be heterosexual; I just am.

But then, IMO, everyone is heterosexual. An unfortunate few suffer from same-sex attraction disorder, but even they could be helped.


46 posted on 05/25/2014 3:48:41 PM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: equalator

Now that is just f*cking disgusting. And yes, the vulgarity is called for.

Was that done in Photoshop? Somebody did a hell of a job.


47 posted on 05/25/2014 3:50:40 PM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: fortheDeclaration

“This is nothing less then thought control.”

In “Political Correctness—The Revenge of Marxism, Gates of Vienna,” Baron Bodissey wrote, “Political correctness is communist propaganda writ small. In my study of communist societies, I came to the conclusion that the purpose of communist propaganda was not to persuade or convince, nor to inform, but to humiliate; and therefore, the less it corresponded to reality the better. When people are forced to remain silent when they are being told the most obvious lies, or even worse when they are forced to repeat the lies themselves, they lose once and for all their sense of probity. To assent to obvious lies is to co-operate with evil, and in some small way to become evil oneself. One’s standing to resist anything is thus eroded, and even destroyed. A society of emasculated liars is easy to control. I think if you examine political correctness, it has the same effect and is intended to.

Adam Michnik, a Polish intellectual imprisoned six times by the former puppet-Soviet Communist rulers, wrote, “Anyone who has suffered that humiliation, at some level, wants revenge. I know all the lies. I saw people being killed. But I also know that revanchism is never ending. And my obsession has been that we should have a revolution that does not resemble the French or Russian, but rather the American, in the sense that it be for something, not against something. A revolution for a constitution, not a paradise. An anti-utopian revolution. Because utopias lead to the guillotine and the gulag.”


48 posted on 05/25/2014 3:55:32 PM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: A_Former_Democrat

“Any family lawyer will tell you they have clients with kids who want out for same sex partners.”

As with any mental disorder, same-sex attraction disorder can fall anywhere on a spectrum from very mild to very severe. The frequency with which the victim acts out his compulsions, therefore, also varies greatly.

It can also spontaneously change in intensity with the passage of time. Some men decide to go straight after years of believing themselves to be “gay,” while some married men find that their disorder no longer allows them to remain married.

Once we start seeing SSAD for what it is, it seems more tragic than complicated.


49 posted on 05/25/2014 4:02:00 PM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: dsc

In college, I joined a very fundamentalist church. We had a brother who struggled with his homosexuality. He was very open about it. I left the church and always wondered if he conquered it...


50 posted on 05/25/2014 4:10:43 PM PDT by LittleBillyInfidel (This tagline has been formatted to fit the screen. Some content has been edited.)
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