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Saturday, June 23, 2012

Whoa! Salvation Army on practising homosexuals

This is food for thought - a Salvation Army guy is stuck with the extreme homophobia in the Christian scriptures.

1 comment:

steve oberski said...

Apparently their big book of bad ideas says very definite things about donated children's toys as well. Those that don't pass muster get thrown away.

http://www.torontosun.com/news/canada/2010/12/08/16478011.html

"I was told to withhold a six-inch Harry Potter figure, but when I picked up a plastic M-16, I was told, 'That's for the 10-year-olds,'" he said.

"I was shocked...war-themed toys and toys from TV shows and movies with far more violence than Harry Potter and these were considered appropriate toys?"

The Sally Ann refuses to distribute the Twilight and Harry Potter toys because of their wizardry, vampire and werewolf content, said Capt. Pam Goodyear.

"The Salvation Army is based on Christian principles, so these things are not in line with those," said Goodyear.