Schmidt Wrote: What makes this so astounding is that Ben Carson is a neurosurgeon and supposedly knows about all this stuff because of his profession. He is not a Michele Bachmann. So for Carson to claim that being gay is a choice is like a geologist claiming the earth is 6,000 years old. I don't know if Carson really believes what he is saying or if he is just pandering to the Christian right that believes this stuff and votes. But either way it disqualifies him in my mind for presidential consideration, not that I would ever vote for a Republican anyway.
pgr Wrote: The Republican clown car is waiting at the curb to bring all these "candidates" to the American public!
TJ Wrote: Carson is an idiot. I thought the discussion had been covered on all angles but the prison thing is a new niche. His comments, beliefs, ideas are still so very wrong. The fact that same sex people have sex in prison is because there are no choices. Don't believe that ? Try a coed prison....... There would still be prison rape but the results would be different. I'm not suggesting there would no longer be same sex rape but that it would be far less common.
TJ Wrote: If repubs keep hating they'll lose LGBT votes, Mexican votes, women's votes, non-Christian votes, and whomever they will hate against next. The poor should be against them 98% but need doesn't always come with knowledge...... SAD.
[url=https://www.democratichub.com/user/78196.aspx">johnnycee[/url] Wrote: Does it really matter whether or not someone is born gay or has acquired the gay lifestyle by choice, what matters is the reluctance of so many to an acceptance of their lifestyle, that is to say not condoning or condemning, just accept who they are.
[url=https://www.democratichub.com/user/78196.aspx">johnnycee[/url] Wrote: So since I don't oppose the Gay life style but as a Christian I don't condone it either so then it does not matter to me what the Dr. has to say about it.
TJ Wrote: I believe that being gay is determined at birth or by your second birthday. The reason I believe this is because much of American society including religious groups and those who insist on disregarding those who aren't exactly the same as them are very common. It must make for a difficult life with many closed doors. Therefore if it's a choice, why would anybody choose a difficult path ???? Live and let live. Most of us have persons who are very close to us that have faced these narrow minded persons.