Is tolerance one way?

If you have listened to TV news or seen the national print media since May 8, you have heard and read some of the most disgraceful, denigrating referrals to the state of North Carolina and North Carolina voters. Why? Because, by an over 60 percent margin, North Carolina voters passed a constitutional amendment that states marriage here is between one man and one woman.

Of course there are people in North Carolina and throughout the nation who disagree with the amendment. On the other hand, 31 states, over half of the United States, have also voted for a similar status that marriage is between one man and one woman.

It is obvious that liberals and the far left, including the mainstream media, have no tolerance for any person, institution or voter whose positions include that marriage is between one man and one woman. Yet it appears that those disagreeing entities demand that everyone tolerate their same-sex-marriage position fully.

Liberals and the far left continually throw around the idea that tolerance is a characteristic we all should embrace. This is their perfect opportunity to practice what they preach.

— Carol Adams
Glenville

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3 thoughts on “Is tolerance one way?

  1. Johnny

    Hello Carol,

    I stand by your right to your opinions and your right to voice them like you have here.

    Further, I stand by your right to marry the person you choose to marry and have the rights and benefits that go along with that as recognized by the state and federal government via tax laws, visitation rights, etc.

    In fact, I believe all the people who voted against Amendment One would feel the same way.

    Given that, I’m not sure where you are finding the intolerance you’re speaking of. Could you explain this any further? Thanks.

  2. Johnny

    One other thought, Carol:

    You know that phrase “Liberty and Justice For All”?

    Is there a part of that which for some reason doesn’t apply in this situation? Is is the Liberty part? The Justice part? Or the FOR ALL part?

  3. What cannot and must never be tolerated in a free society is resorting to government to force everyone else to practice YOUR religion. If you believe that everyone in the state of North Carolina should practice your particular religion, you must use persuasion, not force.
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