Law empowers discrimination

This new bill passed in Indiana says that people now have the right to “Practice their religious freedom” and make decisions based on that freedom … meaning they can refuse to work with “sinners.” Now, correct me if I am mistaken, homosexuals are considered “sinners” by some hard-core, old-school “Christians” but there are thousands of other types of sins and sinners … so in order for this law to really be put into practice, every one of these people/businesses that refuse to work with or for homosexuals must also refuse to work with all of the other types of sinners out there … and this country is full of sinners!

Will they now provide a form for people to fill out asking questions such as, “Have you ever committed adultery?” or “Have you ever disrespected your parents?” Or how about, “Have you ever lied to someone?” (That’s a good one.) Do you see where I am going? They are being allowed to pick and choose which “sins” they are against and that is just pure BS! If they are going to refuse service to one type of “sinner” then they need to refuse service to all sinners, great and small!

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence was defending this insanity and in doing so was making a bigger fool out of himself with every word he speaks. He said, “I understand that there has been a tremendous amount of misinformation and misunderstanding.” And, “The purpose of this bill is to empower.” Empower what? Empower racism, bigotry and discrimination. He kept saying this had nothing to do with making it legal to discriminate and yet that is exactly what this law does!

At least it has one good outcome. Mike Pence has totally lost the GOP vote and any future hopes of running for a higher office. Thank God!

Susan Martin


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