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Lack of tolerance leads to discrimination

August 5, 2012
Joshua Dahle, Marshalltown , Times-Republican

Are tolerance and acceptance the same thing? A recent letter titled "We should be able to express displeasure with homosexuality" (July 25) is grossly misguided. The author seems to think that simply because everyone has been bullied it makes it OK to continue doing so. According to him, the sole crusader against school bullying is the "homosexual agenda." If the homosexual agenda can put an end to school bullying then we should welcome it with open arms. School bullying is a serious threat to children of all walks of life and should not be taken lightly simply because "everyone has been bullied at one time or another."



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