December 1, 2016

Chip and Joanna and The Controversy

Well, that didn't take long! In an expect turn of events, some LBGT viewers and political groups (spearheaded by a manipulative article on BuzzFeed by Kate Aurthur)have taken a bigoted- yes bigoted- turn against the talented stars of HGTV's Fixer Upper. Totally expected. The charge against Chip and Joanna Gaines leading to this slander about their character and intentions? The fact they attend a church that believes marriage was designed by God to be between one man and one woman. Shocking! 

Even the least amount of viewing time - or reading their new book- reveals this couple to be exactly what you might think: a kind, loving, funny, hardworking couple fully committed to caring for people of all kinds. You certainly can't say that about these groups that are going after them. It's a witch hunt led by a group of special interest bullies.

It's time people from all sides realized is ok to disagree with someone without it being taken as if they are being hated. That is one of the signs of a real, mature, and healthy adult relationship. 

This is not the first or last time Christians will be targeted. Bakers are labeled bigots for not baking a cake for same-sex couples, but I guess it is ok for LGBT groups and their supporters to boycott companies and also to refuse to provide their services to those whom lifestyle choices they view as wrong. 

Even a gay writer, Brandon Ambrosino, in the Washington Post sees Aurthur's and LGBT's targeting of the Gaines as a bad choice. Don't believe me? Here's the article. Compare it to Aurthur's. As I said, her's is a thinly-veiled piece that's really a witch hunt.

Now, let me ask you- Who are the real bigots here?

I'm standing behind the Gaines- and I will cancel my HGTV should they remove them from the network because of this. You should stand by Chip and Joanna as well.

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