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Monday, March 27, 2006

Scalia Gives The Middle Finger At Church

Wow. Some fundamentalists and Christian conservatives live to call me sinful for simply being a gay man. Personally, I've never given anyone the finger at church.

So, if you're keeping score: A same-sex couple getting married in a church? Unacceptable. Flipping the bird after receiving communion? Acceptable.

It seems churches are becoming bastions for uncouth and unrestrained behavior. I don't think I would want a ceremony there, even if I could.


Justice Scalia Flips The Finger In Church

BOSTON, March 27 (UPI) -- U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia startled reporters in Boston just minutes after attending a mass, by flipping a middle finger to his critics.

A Boston Herald reporter asked the 70-year-old conservative Roman Catholic if he faces much questioning over impartiality when it comes to issues separating church and state.

"You know what I say to those people?" Scalia replied, making the obscene gesture and explaining "That's Sicilian."

The 20-year veteran of the high court was caught making the gesture by a photographer with The Pilot, the Archdiocese of Boston's newspaper.

"Don't publish that," Scalia told the photographer, the Herald said.


[Hat Tip: AMERICABlog]

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