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UK GLBT People Protected By Law – Christians Object

Posted by TransMan on October 15, 2007

The government across the Pond proposed a new law last week to criminalize hate speech directed at … gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender Britons. “ W e are now appalled by hatred and invective directed at people on the basis of their sexuality,” British Justice Secretary Jack Straw said.The Church of England
has denounced the law, suggesting it would permit homosexuals to sue the church if clergy condemned homosexuality as sinful.

“A homophobic hatred law would be used by those with an axe to grind against Christians to silence them,” Colin Hart, director of England’s Christian Institute, tells The Times. He adds it would not be the first time police interfered with free speech and religious liberty vis-à-vis sexual ethics. And police, it was announced, would be the final arbiters of who has “crossed the line” into this “atmosphere or climate” of hatred.

Isn’t i funny how so many Xians demand the right to bash, discriminate and hate GLBT people, but scream to Deep Hell as soon as someone call them on that shit…? Because that is what this is all about – the expression – and let’s be honest, a lot of Xians do bash, discriminate against and hate GLBT People.

Any anti-discrimination Law that proposes to protect GLBT, wouldn’t jail anyone for asserting that GLBT people are sinful – unless of course that assertion is made through abusive means – which is what such a law should be about.

The problem with Xians and their beliefs about GLBT People has never been the belief in itself, but the way this belief has been expressed. I don’t care if Xians hate me for being a transman, but I do care if their hatred come my way in the form of abuse and violence, verbal or physical. THAT is what this law is being made to protect from.

Not someone’s beliefs.


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