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migraine_in_qcy - Supreme Court extends gay marriage nation-wide - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
From a religious perspective, yes. I think practicing homosexuality is contrary to God's plan, and that those doing so are putting their souls at risk. That doesn't mean I hate them, as many would claim.
migraine_in_qcy - Supreme Court extends gay marriage nation-wide - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Liberals do exactly what they accuse conservatives of doing, discriminate against those they disagree with. Case in point, affirmative action, which instead of setting an even playing field, discriminates against non-minorities. Gays could have pushed for civil union licenses and made up their own name for their ceremonies, but that wouldn't have been good enough. They had to punish religious…
migraine_in_qcy - Quincy man held after two-state chase - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
It's a sad day when people down-vote humor.
shoemela - Quincy man held after two-state chase - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Brandishing a Firearm is against the law - DUH!!! I would suspect that the large majority of criminals who use a firearm do not go through any training and are probably not concealed carry card holders. Besides where in the story does it say anything about him receiving such training.
rifleman0311 - Airport manager Hester resigns - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
The only thing Hester did wrong was letting himself become the fall boy for our wonderful child mayor! Sad

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