Could You Or Your Loved One Be Refused Emergency Service On Religious Grounds?

photo of an Emergency Medical team providing treatment to an accident victim

By Shannon Hanson   How Far Should We Allow “Religious Rights” to Go?   Imagine someone you care about has been critically injured in an auto accident. Paramedics arrive quickly then just as quickly pack up the medical supplies and leave. Turns out the EMT – who also owns the small ambulance company – recognizes the injured person and knows that she is a lesbian, so he refuses to treat her or allow her to be transported in his ambulance. Seems like something that could only happen in a bad…

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Should We Stop Celebrating the False Pride of “Diversity”? My Tolerant Dad Would Say Yes.

by Oletta Branstiter The LGBTQ Community has been marching and shouting “Pride” in downtown San Francisco all weekend.  The festivities began days before I was leaving on a jet plane back to DFW Airport. I saw the ad spots on TV while I was chilling in my motel suite in Redwood Shores for a week. Don’t ask my 87-year-old father what he thinks of the gay political agenda unless you want his honest opinion. “We’re not going to The City this weekend,” would be his simple reply. Is he a…

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