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After the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriagein all 50 states, a store in Grainger County, Tennessee, put up a sign with a terrible message: "No gays allowed."

Jeff Amyx, a baptist minister who owns Amyx Hardware & Roofing Supplies, told WBIR 10 News that he put up the sign because he's religiously opposed to gay and lesbian couples, and that he has no intent of taking the sign down.

The storeowner's actions invoke memories of similar signs that were used in the South prior to the Civil Rights Movement to enforce segregation, which is now illegal under federal law. But unlike discrimination against black people and other racial minorities, this type of discrimination against gay and lesbian people is totally legal — not just in Tennessee, but most other states in the US.


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http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/a-tennessee-store-put-up-a-no-gays-allowed-sign-%E2%80%94-and-its-totally-legal/ar-AAcqKTG

After the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriagein all 50 states, a store in Grainger County, Tennessee, put up a sign with a terrible message: "No gays allowed."

Jeff Amyx, a baptist minister who owns Amyx Hardware & Roofing Supplies, told WBIR 10 News that he put up the sign because he's religiously opposed to gay and lesbian couples, and that he has no intent of taking the sign down.

The storeowner's actions invoke memories of similar signs that were used in the South prior to the Civil Rights Movement to enforce segregation, which is now illegal under federal law. But unlike discrimination against black people and other racial minorities, this type of discrimination against gay and lesbian people is totally legal not just in Tennessee, but most other states in the US.

I hope protest actions commence very soon.


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I hope protest actions commence very soon.

I'm sure they will.

And then I'm sure that he will feel attacked and claim that the gays are targetting him and ruining his livelihood.

And then someone will set up a gofundme for him.

And then he'll make two years' wages in ten minutes.

And then the right wing will feel vindicated that they have stood up against the evil gays.

And then various left wing groups will use this as a basis for one of dozens of upcoming lawsuits to begin tearing down the barriers that still remain for GLBT equality, focussing more heavily on the GLB and leaving the T largely out of it.

And then in about ten years the Supreme Court will declare signs such as these unconstitutional, about the same time as nation-wide same sex workplace protections for GLB folks.

And then about ten years after that, transgender folks will finally get something approaching equality, once they get employment protection.


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Grainger County, Tennessee - some folk there are still hiding slaves in their basements. It's as backward as it gets.

New low: ISIS reportedly gives away sex slaves as 'prizes' in Koran contest

ISIS has already committed countless unspeakable acts on Yazidi and Christian girls and women in Iraq, but the terrorist army may have reached a new low with a twisted new contest in which female slaves captured in war are given away as "prizes" to fighters who show the have mastered the Koran.

The shocking practice of giving away human beings as prizes, called "sibya," was organized by the Da'wa and Mosques Department in Al-Baraka province in Syria in honor of the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan and was announced June 19 on ISIS Twitter accounts, according to the Middle East Media Research Institute and the Clarion Project, two independent research institutes that track social media accounts linked to terrorist groups.

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2015/06/23/new-low-isis-reportedly-gives-away-sex-slaves-as-prizes-in-koran-contest/

So ISIS has made it to Tennessee


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New low: ISIS reportedly gives away sex slaves as 'prizes' in Koran contest

ISIS has already committed countless unspeakable acts on Yazidi and Christian girls and women in Iraq, but the terrorist army may have reached a new low with a twisted new contest in which female slaves captured in war are given away as "prizes" to fighters who show the have mastered the Koran.

The shocking practice of giving away human beings as prizes, called "sibya," was organized by the Da'wa and Mosques Department in Al-Baraka province in Syria in honor of the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan and was announced June 19 on ISIS Twitter accounts, according to the Middle East Media Research Institute and the Clarion Project, two independent research institutes that track social media accounts linked to terrorist groups.

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2015/06/23/new-low-isis-reportedly-gives-away-sex-slaves-as-prizes-in-koran-contest/

So ISIS has made it to Tennessee

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