The actual post in my opinion is not specifically anti-gay. It is anti-sin. Because he is right. The Bible specifically says;
"For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is external life through Christ Jesus."
I don't know much about Australia. And perhaps things work differently over there. But I don't think it is fair and certainly in American society, he would not be disciplined or even fined. Because that is considered to be freedom of religion.
"drunks, homosexuals, adulterers, liars, fornicators, thieves, atheists and idolaters," reading underneath, "Hell awaits you."
So if he was in America, he was already saying that Clinton, Trump, Newt Gringrich, Bill Barr, etc. were all going to hell if they did not repent. In the Bible, homosexuality is a sin. Along with all the other sins. The Bible says specifically that one must repent and ask for forgiveness. This isn't as problematic at Freedom of Speech. He didn't say something to just to insult people. He didn't specifically target gays. He didn't cite some conspiracy theory. This is actual text from the Bible. This is from several passages. It isn't something he made up.
So I just wanted to show folks here at GaG, the difference. But the larger question is, at what point does Freedom of Religion end? I would say if YOU CLAIM your religion sanctions violence and the murder of other people, then you can't be in a free society. You physically need to relocate.
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sure. i don't really care or have any strong opinion... harsh? yes. not because i think it's right, but because we're, in large part, going by American standards. if we were, i'd be inclined to say no based on the fact teams have signed murders, rapists, people who commit assault on others, etc. plus, I don't know the league's or team's policy in terms of hate speech or pre-agreed upon policy. without drawing assumptions, it could very well be stipulated that you can't say that stuff publicly... maybe not. and when you represent a company or league, you kind of have to be mindful of what you say.
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