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Saturday, November 19, 2011



It's legal in the USA to discriminate against gay people in federal law, so why can't a gay softball club discriminate against heterosexual people. Fair is fair.

Ken Blanchard

Jason: You need to be clearer about your first point.


Ken Blanchard, there is always going to be gays and lesbians discriminated against so to even things up they should be able to discriminate against heterosexuals. The USA supreme court has ruled in favor of heterosexual people such as banning gays from the boy scouts. I could go on and on.


Ken Blanchard, also part of the problem is that the supreme court has turned political when it should be totally 100% separate from the government. The general public should be able to vote and nominate for the supreme court judges, and there should be a time limit on how long they can serve as a supreme court judge.


Hi Ken and Jason,

Jason: Actually, not only does federal law NOT prohibit anti-gay discrimination, it actually REQUIRES discriminating against gays.

Ken: I agree that this decision comports with the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in the Boy Scouts case, although I disagree with the majority's opinion in that case.

There is little doubt that NAGAAA's expressive association would be severely diluted if a majority of its members were heterosexual.

However, I believe the Boy Scouts case is more analogous to the Court's 1984 ruling in Roberts v. United States Jaycees, which held that the Jaycees could not limit membership to men. The Court held that large, generally non-exclusive groups were not exempt from anti-bias laws unless admitting a member would violate the group's fundamental purpose.

Obviously the Ku Klux Klan would not be required to admit black members. I know of no one who would argue that what brings the Boy Scouts together is a shared ideology of Heterosexual Supremacy.

Stan Gibilisco

"Ken Blanchard, there is always going to be gays and lesbians discriminated against so to even things up they should be able to discriminate against heterosexuals."

Oh, terrific! Spread the hate around. Tit-for-tat. An eye for an eye. That's what the Good Book says. It's worked great in the Middle east for at least four thousand years.


Jason, there will always be gays discriminatd against AND there will always be straights discriminated against. Black people will be discriminated against as will White people. I was told one time it would do me no good to apply for a job as they wanted people of color to apply for their equal opportunity "quotas". The real question is whether people are allowed to choose who they want to be associated with. I have no problem with a group wanting to be a gay softball association and having bi-laws that determines who can and cannot be on a team. But the door swings both ways.


A "Gay" Softball League that permits Hetro's? Then it is not a "Gay" Softball League is it?

The solution is clear....all Non-Gays must be Red Shirted, just like in College Football, and a Hetrosexual handicapping system must be implemented. No "Ringers" either...Pun Intended!

The funny part about this is that it appears to me that the Homosexual community is admitting an inequiality in ability, whether it be physical, mental, or emotional. That seems to defeat what they have been going on and on about over the last twenty years.

Wake me up when these people actually have something important to argue about.


Another type of discrimination and what happens when someone does something about it. I believe this is an example of the law of unintended consequences.

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