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Archive for July, 2010
Campaign materials for Republican Tom Corbettâ€™s gubernatorial campaign were displayed at a booth set up by the attorney generalâ€™s government office at a recent county fair in Troy, pa2010.com has learned.
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â€œWhat’s worse,â€ added Hamer, â€œis to see a good man like Pastor Micklos, who demonstrates true Christian values in the film, maligned by people who clearly haven’t seen the film or even bothered to read the synopsis. If they had they would know the Pastor never compromises his biblical beliefs; he’s simply trying to demonstrate what Christianity really means through a Christlike response.â€
I’ll never forget his honesty with me- that he didn’t know anything about working with a gay client, but that people are just people. Who knows what his religious views were, because they didn’t matter. They didn’t come into the discussion. He could have been opposed to gay people for all I knew, but he placed my need before his own belief system.
I’m very pleased with how the investigation has been proceeding and the involvement of councilman Patrick Dowd has been a tremendous help. But also, the Zone 5 police commander and others there has been great.
That’s right. If Lancaster County is successful, women, minorities, and the religious, will be just like gays and lesbians who can be fired, refused entry, or denied housing.
The LGBT movement has been making some strides forward, even if at times they seem far too few and far too little. Still it all has the Religious Right up in arms and vowing to turn it all around. Is that the Pennsylvania you want to live in?
According to Dowd, involvement in this program, not only teaches citizens about the police, but possibly more importantly, teaches the police about real citizens, and helps the police learn more about how to best serve the people of Pittsburgh.