You can't force beliefs on others

06/27/2013 8:41 PM

06/27/2013 8:42 PM

To all the tea partying bigots, homophobes and God-botherers who have their knickers in a twist because of the Supreme Court decision overturning Proposition 8, a few facts:

It does not force you to marry someone of the same sex.

It does not force your church to accept or perform same-sex marriages.

It does not force you to like or accept same-sex marriage.

What it does do is prevent you from forcing your private religious beliefs on everyone else.

Grow up and join the 21st century (you can skip the 20th century; you're too late for that, anyway).



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