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Silencing Gay People Takes Work. Here's A Guy Who Figured Out How To Do It The Best Possible Way.

A few months ago, Peter LaBarbera (a bully of gay people) was asked to speak at Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio, on the dangers of homosexuality. (Are you shaking in your boots?) So some students came up with a plan to say, well, nothing at all.

Silencing Gay People Takes Work. Here's A Guy Who Figured Out How To Do It The Best Possible Way.

This is a before photo of the room filled with students waiting for LaBarbera to begin his talk:


And this is an after photo of the not-so-full room — because the students walked out as soon as LaBarbera started his hateful lecture. No harm, no foul ... just a buncha students silently saying, "We're not gonna take this anti-gay talk anymore."

Free speech is awesome and I'm glad we have it. I'm also glad we don't have to listen to it.

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The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) approved a measure last month that could pave the way for the Catholic Church to deny President Joe Biden communion. The conservative bishops hope to prevent Biden from participating in the sacred ritual because of his support for abortion rights.

Biden is a devout Catholic who considered becoming a priest in his youth. He rarely misses mass, holds a rosary while making critical decisions, and often quotes scriptures. When asked about the bishops' decision Biden said it is "a private matter and I don't think that's going to happen."

The bishops hope the new guidance would push "Catholics who are cultural, political, or parochial leaders to witness the faith."

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