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joooon's avatar

Why did 70% of African Americans back Prop. 8?

Asked by joooon (215points) June 14th, 2009
Why would a community that has been suppressed, suppress another community?

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DarkScribe's avatar

Another shiny new account asking a contentious question. Find an article that can offend both Gays AND Black people and you are in troll heaven. All the same person, or is school out?

ESV's avatar

Because they know the Bible well.

AstroChuck's avatar

Who is this Margority?

juwhite1's avatar

This is a ridiculous question. Why did 30% support it? Go back to your KKK meeting.

DarkScribe's avatar

@AstroChuck Who is this Margority?

Apparently Margo isn’t all there. She is down to 70% now.

sandystrachan's avatar

Seems to be a fair few new accounts verging on the troll side. @DarkScribe

joooon's avatar

“Go back to your KKK meeting.” And the blacks were also nice to us.

DarkScribe's avatar

@ESV Because they know the Bible well.

Which Bible well? There are nearly two-hundred and fifty of them mentioned in the Bible.

AstroChuck's avatar

Well, now my earlier remark makes no sense. Damn you edit feature!
<shakes fist>

joooon's avatar

Why would a community that got suppressed, suppress another one?

DarkScribe's avatar

@sandystrachan Seems to be a fair few new accounts verging on the troll side.

May the farce be with us.

ragingloli's avatar

and they say California is a liberal state…yeah right.

Simone_De_Beauvoir's avatar

actually, societies that have been oppressed have a history of oppressing others as the only means to power – hence more sexism in poor neighborhoods, etc.

joooon's avatar

Thanks for the link.
Still being gay things like this annoys me.

Simone_De_Beauvoir's avatar

things like what? people being homophobes? of course it’s annoying, it’s infuriating
but nothing is what it seems, especially in political games

sugabelly's avatar

Very simple answer.


You will find that 70% is very close to the proportion of African Americans who are at least moderately religious.

I am sure that most African Americans don’t have a problem with homosexuals but their RELIGION (in this case Christianity and sometimes Islam) prevents them from supporting it.

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