New Atheists Are Neither a Minority nor Heirs of the Civil Rights Movement

“Well, there are undoubtedly true and very unfortunate cases of gay kids being bullied in school or adults being nervous of going against the grain of the religious communities they live in. Luckily, though, people who are gay are not facing the repression and discrimination in America today that blacks once did.

Gays are not denied the right to vote, receive education, work or use public transport. They are not subjected to state violence. The Human Rights Campaign members do not have to fear the police showing up with batons, attack dogs and water cannons, as did happen when black people gathered to demand their rights in the 1950s and ’60s.”

Sounds pretty silly when you swap out the minority, doesn’t it?
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost

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