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Phil Robertson

Let me explain ‘Freedom of Speech’ to all the Phil Robertson, Duck Dynasty supporters

Sunday, December 22, 2013
Unless I’ve missed something, Mr. Robertson faces no legal ramifications for what he said. That’s what freedom of speech means. Freedom of speech does not mean we can say anything we want without ramifications for what we say from our peers or employers. We’re free to be racist, bigoted, anti-Semitic — pretty much anything we want. We can be these things, no matter how ignorant, because that’s what the Constitution gives us the right to be... [ Read more → ]

Critics slam Italy’s proposed anti-homophobia law as ‘useless’

Saturday, September 21, 2013
ROME, Italy -- An anti-homophobia bill approved by Italy’s lower Chamber of Deputies (Parliament) on Thursday has been criticized as having loopholes that will continue allow anti-gay hate speech to go unpunished. [ Read more → ]

Lithuania Parliament to consider five anti-LGBT bills

Thursday, September 12, 2013
VILNIUS, Lithuania -- Five anti-LGBT bills are scheduled to be considered by Lithuania's parliament before the end of the year. [ Read more → ]
Elisa Chan

San Antonio councilwoman defends secretly recorded anti-gay remarks

Monday, August 19, 2013
SAN ANTONIO -- A San Antonio city council woman who was secretly recorded during a staff meeting in which she said homosexuality is “so disgusting” and “against nature," defended her comments Monday in her first public statement on the controversy that erupted last week. [ Read more → ]
Elisa Chan

San Antonio city councilwoman: Homosexuality is ‘so disgusting,’ ‘against nature’

Saturday, August 17, 2013
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- A secret recording of a staff meeting to discuss a proposed citywide non-discrimination ordinance captured a San Antonio city councilwoman discussing why homosexuality is "so disgusting" and "against nature." [ Read more → ]
Rev. Peter Ratcliff

UK reverend: Gays ‘manipulate police,’ you can quit being gay like quitting smoking

Thursday, July 11, 2013
LONDON – Being gay can be given up similar to smoking or drugs, claims a U.K. reverend who also alleges that the British police force is being “manipulated by homosexuals." [ Read more → ]
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