Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Voice of the Viewer: Rainbow Flags on Main Street
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) - This weekend, the Midlands Gay community will celebrate its annual pride festival in Columbia, and rainbow flags are now flying along the parade route.
The city has placed the Gay-Pride rainbow flags on light poles all along Main Street.
We wanted to hear your opinion: What do you think about the Gay Pride banners lining Main Street?
This was Monday's Voice of the Viewer Question. Here are some of your responses:
Voice of Viewer e-mail:
If the City of Columbia provides space and opportunity for gay rights activists then the same must be done for all other groups in our community. How is one lifestyle's emblem or colors chosen over another?
For example, my lifestyle choice is Christianity and the emblems representing such is Jesus, a cross or a fish. How wonderful it is going to be when my belief is also gracing the Main Street lamp posts!
Viewer from Chapin:
My outlook on the gay pride banner being hung on Main Street are that there are a culture of gay men and women living in Columbia and if we try to deny them their right of freedom of speech that's immoral, unjust
and completely wrong.
E-mail from Voice of the Viewer
Su: Gay Pride
1 Corinthians 6:9-10
Do you not know that the wicked will not inherit the Kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral nor idolaters nor adulterers nor male prostitutes nor HOMOSEXUAL OFFENDERS nor thieves nor the greedy nor drunkards nor slanders nor swindlers will inherit the Kingdom of God.
It includes all homosexuals.
We would like to thank everyone who took the time to contact us, and please note that comments made by viewers on this site do not reflect the opinions of ABC Columbia.
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