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PLEASE LET THEM SECEDE THIS TIME

Filed at 7:56 pm under by dcobranchi

I’m really not sure that I want to live in the same country as these “Christians.”

JACKSON, MS – A northern Mississippi school district decided Wednesday not to host a high school prom after a lesbian student demanded she be able to attend with her girlfriend and wear a tuxedo. (See earlier story)

Instead, the school board met and issued a statement announcing it wouldn’t host the event at Itawamba County Agricultural High School in Fulton, “due to the distractions to the educational process caused by recent events.”

Of course, the super-“Christians” at OneNewsNow are cheering on the homophobes. They even have a rigged poll on the subject. Check out the Q&A.

OneNewsNow.com Poll

What’s your reaction to a school district’s cancellation of its prom following a lesbian’s request to attend and bring her girlfriend? (related article)

1. The district should be commended for sticking to its morality-based policy
2. The community should rally behind the district and host a private event
3. The ACLU should know better than to flex its muscle in the Bible Belt

How ’bout a choice for people who are not still living in the 16th century?

6 Responses to “PLEASE LET THEM SECEDE THIS TIME”


Comment by
COD
March 11th, 2010
at 8:22 pm

The ACLU called their bluff and is suing.


Comment by
dcobranchi
March 11th, 2010
at 8:27 pm

That’s got to be a hard case to win. Is a judge really going to order a school district to sponsor a prom?


Comment by
Lynn
March 12th, 2010
at 1:40 am

The “morality-based” “community” should host a “private” event”?? That’s got to be the most disgusting “poll” I’ve ever seen. Is OneNewsNow associated w/Pat Robertson?


Comment by
dcobranchi
March 12th, 2010
at 5:45 am

I think it’s part of the AFA.


Comment by
Charity
March 13th, 2010
at 6:29 pm

“The American Humanist Association (AHA) stepped forward today and offered to plan and fund a prom for the Itawamba County Agricultural High School in Mississippi.”

[…]

“AHA members Todd and Diana Stiefel made a $20,000 grant available to the AHA for the purpose of holding a prom in Itawamba County. The AHA will be discussing logistics with the pertinent parties today.”

americ...n-miss


Comment by
dcobranchi
March 13th, 2010
at 6:42 pm

Wow! That puts the board between a rock and a hard place. Either they reinstate the prom and let the girl and her date in or they watch their kids go to an “atheist” prom.