posted at 12/4/2013 5:20 PM EST
In response to WhatDoYouWantNow's comment:
Good thing we have CLC and Hansori to speak for all persons not on the far right.
Seriously, though, where do you get off?
There are countless organizations around the country doing private Christian things, and I don't see any threads by accused libruls complaining about them.
The things said persons complain about is an employer - not even a religious employer like a church - demanding the right to block their employees' insurance from covering contraception (but viagra, that's cool) due to personal religious belief of the employer. Or social conservatives trying to throw up roadblocks to women getting abortions because they think their deity of choice says abortion is a no-no.
See the difference? Of course not. The difference is that in one case, a private organization is offering a service that benefits the religious group. In the other case, the non-religious actor is citing religion to deny a benefit to others.
If the Y wants to offer an evangelicals-only swimming class I couldn't care less. And neither could Fox.
You mean like the Boy Scouts?? Nobody complains about them and their teachings on religion and God and how they had problems dealing with gay kids belonging.
The problem with the program as portrayed is not that they are trying to attract muslims with an all female muslim swimming class. The problem is that they exclude men from the facility to conduct the class. Is the locker room devoted just to the pool or are men that go and work out forced to go home all sweaty and smelly. Not exactly health or hygenic. All for some kooky religious nonsense. Just as dumb as thinking the earth was made in 7 days or eating meat on Friday will send you to hell.
I guess for libruls it is ok to exclude men in deference to some religious nonsense on the part of muslims, yet when it comes to evangelicals libruls are all upset that they are trying to ram their values down our throats.
Why is it ok for one group to shove their religion down our throats but not the other?