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Featured The Cross STAYS - Sanity from the Supreme Court

Discussion in 'Religious Debates' started by KenS, Jun 20, 2019.

  1. KenS

    KenS Well-Known Member

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  2. columbus

    columbus Conservative Catholic from Hell

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    I agree.
    Knocking down a cool old monument because it's cross shaped is ridiculous.
    Tom
     
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  3. David1967

    David1967 Well-Known Member
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    Good for them!
     
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    Revoltingest Greased up & ready for action!
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    I agree.
    But as a compromise, I'd have it decorated with pentagrams,
    crescent moons, spaghetti, & other symbols of diverse beliefs.
     
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  5. David1967

    David1967 Well-Known Member
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    You just couldn't help it, could you Rev?:D
     
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    They are letting the cross stay but they also that no other similar monuments will be entitled to protection, so people will not be able to build another cross monument on public land and expect that it is going to stay.
     
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    Revoltingest Greased up & ready for action!
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    I'm here to serve.
     
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  8. David1967

    David1967 Well-Known Member
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    To serve man?o_O

     
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    Revoltingest Greased up & ready for action!
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    Making Sarak The Preparer cry....


    And for those with a more ambitious thirst for literary knowledge, the longer version....
     
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    Quite. Some people don't know when to stop.
     
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  12. sun rise

    sun rise "Let there be peace and love among all"
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    The decision was interesting in that it was 7-2 (which should stop the automatic "left is anti religion" foik but won't. Who voted which way is complex:

    Reversed and remanded, 7-2, in an opinion by Justice Alito on June 20, 2019. Justice Alito announced the judgment of the Supreme Court and delivered the opinion of the court with respect to Parts I, II–B, II–C, III, and IV, in which Chief Justice Roberts and Justices Breyer, Kagan, and Kavanaugh joined, and an opinion with respect to Parts II–A and II–D, in which Chief Justice Roberts and Justices Breyer and Kavanaugh joined. Justice Breyer filed a concurring opinion, in which Justice Kagan joined. Justice Kavanaugh filed a concurring opinion. Justice Kagan filed an opinion concurring in part. Justice Thomas filed an opinion concurring in the judgment. Justice Gorsuch filed an opinion concurring in the judgment, in which Justice Thomas joined. Justice Ginsburg filed a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Sotomayor joined

    The American Legion v. American Humanist Association - SCOTUSblog
     
  13. Thief

    Thief Rogue Theologian

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    what?....no haggis on a sacrificial fire?
     
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    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man with a little bit of Bushido.

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    Ha hahahaha!!! I like that word. Faithofobics.

    Even as one with no gods, I'm glad it was a win too. The memorial was made exclusively for them, not for us .
     
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  15. Nowhere Man

    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man with a little bit of Bushido.

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    If the fire turns green......
     
  16. KenS

    KenS Well-Known Member

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    hehehehe... a little jab now and then does it good for the soul. :D
     
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  17. KenS

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    Yes, I'm not surprised of Ginsburg. I see her as a political activist and not a Supreme Court Justice. IMHO
     
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  18. David1967

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    Indeed. Life without humor wouldn't be much fun, and Rev is full of it.....Humor that is.:p
     
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  19. columbus

    columbus Conservative Catholic from Hell

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    Leave it to the Scot to suggest vandalism as a compromise.;)
    Tom
     
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    David1967 Well-Known Member
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    Absolutely not. Haggis emits toxic fumes when ignited. They would have to evacuate all nearby towns until a qualified team of Scottsmen (who are genetically immune to the effects of such fumes BTW) arrived to contain the offensive substance.
     
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