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ANTI-RELIGIOUS BIGOTRY

COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
An actress wins not one, but two Emmys: one for her performance as Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series and one as a producer for Outstanding Drama Series. Her exuberant acceptance speech brings down the house.
TOLERANCE
I’ve gotten that response several times over the past year when I tell people I’m a Scientologist after they’ve spewed their ignorance all over the subject of my religion. Situation one was on a plane. Two women next to me were gossiping about a magazine article that covered Scientology.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
What’s the saying? “It’s as American as baseball and apple pie?” Football gets a lot of the love these days but whenever I go to a live baseball game—anything from little league to major league—I always feel like I’m part of something special, something quintessentially American.
RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
I was told many times growing up that I needed to use a little judgment. This was usually after I had brought about a disaster by not really evaluating what would happen if I did what I was about to do.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
Most people are born good. Most people are born with an innate sense of decency, a good concept of justice, and an inborn understanding of right and wrong, One of the first things you’ll hear out of a child’s mouth is “It’s not fair.” Nobody has to teach them of the principle of fairness.
RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
Discriminate: to make a difference in treatment or favor on a basis other than individual merit. If you have ever been discriminated against because you did not meet some criteria someone considers important, we share that reality.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
Since when did we start listening to Exes? Are ex-wives, disgruntled employees, former bosses and once-great friends really the best sources of intel on history, substance or fact? My first husband and I got married two weeks out of high school. I wasn’t even pregnant or anything.