The Christian right really, really doesn’t like gay people. They would rather endanger the entire population of Tennessee’s Vanderbilt University by preventing its police force from making arrests than allow gays to have the same rights as everyone else.
While simultaneously claiming their FREEDOMS were being infringed upon. You can stop laughing now. Or crying. Or pulling your hair out.
So clearly, the only solution was to punish the school by proposing a bill abolishing the only real protection they have at a time when campus gun violence is rising.
Safety and security isn’t the priority. Discrimination is.
See how conservatives are helping Republicans to reinvent themselves? It’s the new and improved GOP! They’re the reachy-outiest ever!
Evangelicals led by the Tennessee Family Action Council’s David Fowler say Vanderbilt’s policy is an affront to our freedoms because it would force conservative Christian clubs to accept gay people as members if any should ever wish to join for reasons not easy to imagine. That’s right, Vanderbilt’s nondiscrimination policy actually discriminates against conservative Christians. So the state should sanction Vanderbilt by essentially abolishing its police force. We’re not making this up.
At a press conference, Vanderbilt Police Chief August Washington couldn’t seem to stop saying the word “unbelievable.”