Pages

Jump to bottom

6 comments

1 Charles Johnson  Fri, Mar 2, 2012 1:11:03pm

Good freaking grief.

2 iossarian  Fri, Mar 2, 2012 1:50:23pm

Stupid is as stupid does (or in this case, votes).

3 euphgeek  Fri, Mar 2, 2012 2:16:27pm

They want to outlaw Shariah because they hate competition.

4 What, me worry?  Fri, Mar 2, 2012 3:22:24pm

Amazing. More here.

[Link: floridaindependent.com...]

A bill that would allow K-12 students to pray during all school events is currently being opposed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida and the Liberty Counsel. Both groups warn that such legislation would cost the state money in litigation.

The Liberty Counsel, a Christian legal group, and the ACLU have historically been on different sides of issues — including gay parent adoption, gay marriage and a case involving student-initiated prayers in Duval County schools. However, both groups are now denouncing a bill that has passed in the state Senate and is moving through the Florida House.

Yesterday, the bill passed a House education committee where opponents warned that Senate Bill 98, which is sponsored by state Sen. Gary Siplin, D- Orlando, could lead to “messages of hate.”

I'm encouraged by the bolded bit there.

Also here is what they mean by "messages of hate."

[Link: floridaindependent.com...]

However, Democratic state Reps. Marty Kiar, Luis Garcia, Dwight Bullard and Gwyndolen Clarke-Reed proposed that the measure, if adopted, would give students the ability to deliver hateful messages at school events.

Kiar said that he worried about students who might have a “warped” understanding of what an “inspirational message” is. He argued that students could conceivably deny the Holocaust, give “anti-civil rights” speeches and endorse drug use at a school event.

I'd like to recommend this to the front page! People need to be made aware.

5 What, me worry?  Fri, Mar 2, 2012 3:26:29pm
[Link: floridaindependent.com...]

Family Policy Council echoes objections to school prayer bill

The Florida Family Policy Council, one of the most influential anti-gay rights and anti-abortion groups in the state, is joining the chorus of opposition to a school prayer bill quickly making its way through the Florida Legislature.

And now we've run into the nexus of the universe. Someone. Please hold me.

6 Locker  Fri, Mar 2, 2012 3:58:42pm

re: #3 euphgeek

They want to outlaw Shariah because they hate competition.

Truer words were never spoken.


This page has been archived.
Comments are closed.

Jump to top

Create a PageThis is the LGF Pages posting bookmarklet. To use it, drag this button to your browser's bookmark bar, and title it 'LGF Pages' (or whatever you like). Then browse to a site you want to post, select some text on the page to use for a quote, click the bookmarklet, and the Pages posting window will appear with the title, text, and any embedded video or audio files already filled in, ready to go.
Or... you can just click this button to open the Pages posting window right away.
Last updated: 2016-01-01 10:29 am PST
LGF User's Guide RSS Feeds

Help support Little Green Footballs!

Subscribe now for ad-free access!Register and sign in to a free LGF account before subscribing, and your ad-free access will be automatically enabled.

Recent PagesClick to refresh
Push for Encryption Is Losing Steam in Congress, Despite Apple ShowdownI've never been in favor of a back door, however if there's an appropriately issued warrant and the phone manufacturer retrieves the data and unencrypts it without handing the tools to the police, I do not have heartburn with that. ...
Thanos
17 minutes ago
Views: 44 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Especially for the Indy Minded, Welcome to the Election From Hell The following author really captured what I sense, what I feel, what makes me despair of this election this year. My dear friends online, I confess I am far too independent for the comfort of many around me. This ...
Great White Snark
16 hours, 36 minutes ago
Views: 401 • Comments: 2 • Rating: 2
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Likes: 2
Comments: 4
: 7
GOP Budget Bill Would Kill Net Neutrality and FCC’s Set-Top Box Plan The proposal is the latest of many attempts to gut the FCC's authority, though it's unusual in that it takes aim at two of FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's signature projects while also cutting the agency's budget. The plan is ...
Thanos
23 hours, 57 minutes ago
Views: 433 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 4 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Landmark Ruling Halts Unconstitutional Taxpayer Funding of NJ Yeshiva and Seminary In a groundbreaking victory against government sponsorship of religion, a New Jersey appellate court ruled that the administration of Gov. Chris Christie violated the New Jersey Constitution when it awarded more than $11 million to two religious institutions of ...
Thanos
1 day, 2 hours ago
Views: 371 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 3 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Dashcam Catches Moment Riverside Officers Save Man From Deadly Leap Into Missouri River K-9 Officer Andrew Marr with the Riverside Police Department comforts a man that he and officers Eric Strong and Jeremy McKown had just prevented from jumping from the Interstate 635 bridge into the Missouri River on Monday night. Courtesy ...
Thanos
1 day, 2 hours ago
Views: 448 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Obama: World Leaders Are ‘Rattled’ by Trump — and for Good Reason President Obama said Thursday that world leaders are “rattled” by presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and that he doesn’t blame them for being worried about the real estate mogul's political rise. “They are not sure how seriously to ...
Thanos
1 day, 4 hours ago
Views: 545 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 2
Tweets: 14 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 1
OpenBike Charges Phones, Lights, and Connects Your Bike to the Cloud OpenBike cofounder Randall Jacobs says that lights, phone mounts, cloud communications, and more, should be standard on bicycles today, not a hodgepodge of add-on equipment. His company, OpenBike, launched at the Highway 1 hardware accelerator earlier this month, has ...
Thanos
1 day, 3 hours ago
Views: 421 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
That Study Critiquing NASA’s ‘Bad Science’ on Asteroids Is Pretty Bad Science On Monday, the New York Times published a piece on Nathan P. Myhrvold, former chief technologist of Microsoft. Myhrvold, who has built a reputation for himself as something of a patent troll, says he's shown that NASA's research on ...
Thanos
1 day, 6 hours ago
Views: 600 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 2
Tweets: 25 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Likes: 1
Comments: 0
: 2
Paradox’s Removal of Stellaris’ “Whites Only” Mod Draws Controversy [Updated] Over on Reddit, though, Paradox Community Manager Paradoxal_Bear said that the issue wasn't the in-game effect of the mod itself but "several disturbing elements in its public description which we do not want to have clearly displayed on our ...
Thanos
1 day, 6 hours ago
Views: 559 • Comments: 1 • Rating: 4
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Likes: 0
Comments: 0
: 1
Obama to Become First Sitting President to Visit Hiroshima President Obama wraps up a week-long Asia trip on Friday with a historic visit to Hiroshima, Japan. Obama will be the first sitting president to visit the city synonymous with the deadly nuclear age that began there more than ...
Thanos
1 day, 7 hours ago
Views: 553 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 3
Tweets: 8 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Likes: 1
Comments: 0
: 2