God vs The Rainbow
Recently in Calgary Alberta, Canada, a city transit driver was taken to task for refusing to drive a bus that was draped in the rainbow colors supporting the gays and lesbian pride festival. He cited that it went against his Christian beliefs. Fair enough. Last time I checked one cannot be forced to do work that contravenes their beliefs. We live in an accepting society, right? We accommodate. He doesn’t feel right driving the bus, we get him a non-pride bus and get another guy to take the wheel, right? No biggie. Everyone’s happy.
In Dallas, the police have taken to putting decals on their cars with the words, “In God We Trust”. Apparently this is in response to escalating violence against cops. You guessed it, they are being taken to task for promoting God. How dare them put a religious decal on their cars?
So the impression I’m getting here is that it is becoming more acceptable to advertise homosexuality than it is to advertise God. If God was painted on that bus, it would have been acceptable for the bus driver to refuse to drive it. In fact, he would have been encouraged to do so. How do we then explain this double standard? This hypocrisy?
I want to advertise my God, you want to advertise your sexual orientation. The stage is big enough so can’t we all just get along?
In God We Trust, He made the rainbow.