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The World According To A long way to go on civil rights

Headline: Christian group can’t bar gays, get funding.

Politically, the 5-4 split isn’t a surprise, except maybe in that the 5-4 split was on the side of moral sense and common sense regarding anti-discrimination policies involving gays and lesbians.

The 5-4 split is a clear surprise in light of moral and common sense on the issue. Seriously, what sense does it make to continue systematizing discrimination in the sexual-orientation arena?

Aside from the political, that is. Just sayin’ – there are plenty enough people out there motivated by hate to act out politically.

Which is why our public policies on GLBT civil rights are still held hostage.

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