The judge reasoning behind it is, ” if Protect Marriage could get around the Public Records Act ‘by simply providing a few isolated incidents of profane or indecent statements, gestures, or other examples of uncomfortable conversations … disclosure would become the exception instead of the rule.”
Of course, the people who signed this petition are scared of hostility that would be made towards then so they are trying to appeal this rule.
If you are going to sign a petition to prohibit certain people from doing what makes them happy to make your self feel more secure then you should be able to accept the whatever hostility that may come towards you. Why sign the petition if you can’t admit openly that you signed it? Cowardly-much?
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