Craig James: Being Gay A 'Choice'

Feb 23, 2012 Full story: keranews.org 550

Republican U.S. Senate Candidate Craig James says he believes being gay is a choice and gays will have to answer to God. James made those comments Wednesday during a Republican candidate debate in Dallas where Tom Leppert was also forced to defend his record as Dallas mayor.

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“Judge more and you love less”

Since: Apr 07

Newark OH-Baltimore MD-S.Fla

#67 Feb 24, 2012
Bishop Andrew wrote:
<quoted text>YES, and bad choice at that for gays will ultimately have to answer to God and explain why they chose to be abominators...this will happen right before they are cast into the depths of hell.
IMO God created all things for a reason. Even a gay Christian like me. I don't try to speak for God, that would be very presumptuous.

But I will note you are being selective when you cite the Bible and it's lists of abominations.

My religion is based on love and forgiveness. It appears yours is based on judgement, ego and punishment. Why did you choose such an angry, hateful and vengeful God?

Since: Aug 11

Felton, CA

#68 Feb 24, 2012
snyper wrote:
The IQ meter of this thread is growing ice crystals.
No doubt about it....

Since: Jul 11

Los Angeles, CA

#69 Feb 24, 2012
FaFoxy wrote:
<quoted text>
You're so CLUELESS, my screen is BURSTING with your ignorance.
DON'T HELP US !
I would suggest you consider that anyone willing to be an ally is NOT someone you assault, verbally, physically or otherwise. His statements are FAR more open-minded than some of the others I've seen on here, and I'm willing to give him benefit of the doubt that his intentions are genuinely in line with what he is saying.

Since: Jul 11

Los Angeles, CA

#70 Feb 24, 2012
pauline 2 wrote:
<quoted text>
Do it the other way around. When did you decide you were straight?
Was it an event, a rape by a relative or friend?
What gave you the idea that Gay was bad and straight was good/
Have you ever tried the other side?
do you have drinks or dinner with any gay people?
What sex or gender do you think a transsexual is?
Are they gay? were they gay before?
Why would you sympathize for gays?
did you know that one out of ten people you know are gay?
They don't tell out of fear about people like you.
There is no difference between a gay or straight man, nor a gay or straight woman. Transsexuals do not agree with the organs that their body developed, its not their body. and they want it fixed. many were straight as men and as women they become straight as well. some don't.
So how did you know?
Actually, it sounded to me like he was asking the haters to define the year/month/day/hour when they decided they were going to be heterosexual. He sounds like an ally to me.

“Don't be afraid of my Freedom”

Since: Sep 09

or your own

#71 Feb 24, 2012
Sgt Common Sense wrote:
I know Republicans have to talk stupid so stupid people will vote for them but, shouldn't there be some kind of limit on how stupid they go?
A stupid meter would be great.

“<3”

Since: Jun 10

Black Rock City, NV

#72 Feb 24, 2012
I don't even have to think about it. I can't imagine choosing. I'm totally straight. I know people who left the decision up to their minor children. One lady I worked with said her FIFTEEN year old had a boyfriend and a girlfriend. How can a mother condone sexual relationships anyway for a child let alone approve of the girl having one of each.
Bishop Andrew wrote:
<quoted text>YES, and bad choice at that gays will ultimately have to answer to God and explain why they chose to be abominators...this will happen right before they are cast into the depths of hell.

Since: Dec 08

El Paso, TX

#73 Feb 24, 2012
Sorry honey but my God is perfectly fine with it.

Now go have a plate of shrimp while wearing different fabrics to guarantee your own abominations since you're too stupid to realize what Jesus said about that part of the O T.
Bishop Andrew wrote:
<quoted text>YES, and bad choice at that for gays will ultimately have to answer to God and explain why they chose to be abominators...this will happen right before they are cast into the depths of hell.

Since: Dec 08

El Paso, TX

#74 Feb 24, 2012
Why would you care? How does it impact your life in any way? Perhaps the child is a bisexual. Ever hear of it?

And of course it is not a choice. You just admitted that.

-Persephone- wrote:
I don't even have to think about it. I can't imagine choosing. I'm totally straight. I know people who left the decision up to their minor children. One lady I worked with said her FIFTEEN year old had a boyfriend and a girlfriend. How can a mother condone sexual relationships anyway for a child let alone approve of the girl having one of each. <quoted text>

“<3”

Since: Jun 10

Black Rock City, NV

#75 Feb 24, 2012
Sensitive? Do you argue with parking meters? It's my story. Blow off.
TomInElPaso wrote:
Why would you care? How does it impact your life in any way? Perhaps the child is a bisexual. Ever hear of it?
And of course it is not a choice. You just admitted that.
<quoted text>

“ WOOF !”

Since: Oct 10

Coolidge, AZ

#76 Feb 24, 2012
-Persephone- wrote:
I don't even have to think about it. I can't imagine choosing. I'm totally straight. I know people who left the decision up to their minor children. One lady I worked with said her FIFTEEN year old had a boyfriend and a girlfriend. How can a mother condone sexual relationships anyway for a child let alone approve of the girl having one of each. <quoted text>
My 17 year old niece has a boyfriend and a girlfriend. My sister doesn't mind. I see nothing wrong with it.

Since: May 08

Location hidden

#77 Feb 24, 2012
TomInElPaso wrote:
Why would you care? How does it impact your life in any way? Perhaps the child is a bisexual. Ever hear of it?
And of course it is not a choice. You just admitted that.
<quoted text>
some young people experament. I wouldn't read anything into it.

“<3”

Since: Jun 10

Black Rock City, NV

#78 Feb 24, 2012
Whatever.

Since: Aug 11

Felton, CA

#79 Feb 24, 2012
pauline 2 wrote:
<quoted text>
some young people experament. I wouldn't read anything into it.
Some people are bi-sexual also. I wouldn't read anything into it. It is their personal business isn't it?
Strate

Dallas, TX

#80 Feb 24, 2012
FaFoxy wrote:
<quoted text>
My 17 year old niece has a boyfriend and a girlfriend. My sister doesn't mind. I see nothing wrong with it.
That way the little fur trader can spread her STD's to both sexes.
Looks like neither one of you classless fur traders can figure out anything about sex or kids.
Strate

Dallas, TX

#81 Feb 24, 2012
TomInElPaso wrote:
Why would you care? How does it impact your life in any way? Perhaps the child is a bisexual. Ever hear of it?
And of course it is not a choice. You just admitted that.
<quoted text>
Bisexuality IS a choice as opposed to gay. A choice not to choose. Disgusting. Like you.
Romneys Airtight Crate

Philadelphia, PA

#82 Feb 24, 2012
-Persephone- wrote:
I don't even have to think about it. I can't imagine choosing. I'm totally straight. I know people who left the decision up to their minor children. One lady I worked with said her FIFTEEN year old had a boyfriend and a girlfriend. How can a mother condone sexual relationships anyway for a child let alone approve of the girl having one of each. <quoted text>
But from the information you have provided I cannot tell if you are the fifteen year old's boy or girlfriend....

“<3”

Since: Jun 10

Black Rock City, NV

#83 Feb 24, 2012
You must be gay. Pervert.
Romneys Airtight Crate wrote:
<quoted text>
But from the information you have provided I cannot tell if you are the fifteen year old's boy or girlfriend....
Romneys Airtight Crate

Philadelphia, PA

#84 Feb 24, 2012
-Persephone- wrote:
You must be gay. Pervert.
<quoted text>
I was merely being grammarian. Str8 people do it, too.
Elam

Felton, CA

#85 Feb 24, 2012
-Persephone- wrote:
You must be gay. Pervert.
<quoted text>
You must be stupid. SQUAWK

Since: Jul 11

Location hidden

#86 Feb 24, 2012
-Persephone- wrote:
You must be gay. Pervert.
<quoted text>
hate much?

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