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← Rhode Island cross controversy - legitimate or petty?

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Comment 200 by veggiemanuk :

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Comment 196 by AtheistEgbert :

Justice isn't about making people happy, it's about protecting people from harm.

People are failing to see who the real victims are here. The Christians who use their privilege to erect illegal religious monuments are not the victims, they're the people breaking the law.

I agree with what you say in the tense you say it - the present tense. If this was being proposed now I would certainly be against it. However, this happened in the past tense, a long time past.

Like I said above, time does not matter here nor anywhere where the law existed before the incident. In the case of paedophile priests the church uses the passage of time as some sort of defence and suggests that we leave it alone. We here do not accept it, why is it different now?

I replied to you earlier and have removed my reply because i misrepresented your argument. I apologise.

Fri, 04 May 2012 13:09:53 UTC | #939636