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The Southern Baptists, who only renounced slavery in 1995, aren't sure if gay rights are civil rights

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Because they'd know their civil rights from a turnip.

I do get a kick out of how they basically just said that African-Americans have 'special' rights. Gotta love those under-educated white Southern bigots. Even when trying to show how diverse they are, they just can't help themselves. From AP:
The resolution up for a vote at the denomination's annual meeting in New Orleans affirms Southern Baptists' beliefs that marriage is "the exclusive union of one man and one woman" and that "all sexual behavior outside of marriage is sinful."

It acknowledges that gays and lesbians sometimes experience "unique struggles" but declares that they lack the "distinguishing features of classes entitled to special protections."

"It is regrettable that homosexual rights activists and those who are promoting the recognition of 'same-sex marriage' have misappropriated the rhetoric of the Civil Rights Movement," the resolution states.
No, what's regrettable is when southern bigots think they know more about civil rights than Martin Luther King's widow, who outright said that homophobia is like racism. But what did she know about civil rights? I'm sure the Southern Baptists, who only renounced slavery in 1995, know more than Mrs. King about civil rights.

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