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Thu Apr 1, 2021, 12:03 PM

Church barred woman from fishing trip because male pastor wanted to avoid 'false accusations'

I guess they figured she would just be too much of a temptress, all sweaty and covered in fish scales and goo.

Full Title: Church barred woman from fishing trip because male pastor wanted to avoid ‘false accusations’ of sexual misconduct
Source: WaPo
Link: https://www.washingtonpost.com/religion/2021/03/31/church-fishing-trip-sexual-misconduct/
Excerpt:
By Marisa Iati
March 31, 2021 at 10:11 p.m. EDT

Always the outdoor enthusiast, Emily Smaniotto was thrilled to enter a church raffle for a bow-fishing trip. But her excitement faded quickly when she was told that an insurmountable issue stood in the way of winning: her gender.
“I remember the word ‘Really?’ coming out of my mouth,” Smaniotto, 27, said. “And I heard another woman say, ‘Are you serious?’ ”
The issue, church leaders said, was that a woman’s presence on the trip could lead to a bogus accusation of sexual misconduct. The guest pastor who raffled off the opportunity was simply protecting himself, they said.

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Response to COL Mustard (Original post)

Thu Apr 1, 2021, 12:06 PM

1. wow the pastor thinks highly of the women in his congregation...liars, the lot of them eh Pastor?

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Response to COL Mustard (Original post)

Thu Apr 1, 2021, 12:08 PM

2. Not the best strategy, if the point is to convince people to give up their money for a church cause.

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Response to COL Mustard (Original post)

Thu Apr 1, 2021, 12:09 PM

3. Young boys allowed ?

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Response to COL Mustard (Original post)

Thu Apr 1, 2021, 12:10 PM

4. Avoid children in case you're falsely accused?

There will be no children's activities or clubs, etc to avoid any "false accusations"

These people are insane. They should do everything alone because men can also falsely accuse.

Maybe they can sit quietly alone in a basement to avoid accusations?

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Response to COL Mustard (Original post)

Thu Apr 1, 2021, 12:18 PM

5. Wear a body cam. Problem solved.

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Response to COL Mustard (Original post)

Thu Apr 1, 2021, 12:22 PM

6. bring along the pastors wife or sister or somebody

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Response to Demovictory9 (Reply #6)

Thu Apr 1, 2021, 12:30 PM

7. Well, She Might Jump One Of The Other Men

You know how those women are...

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Response to Demovictory9 (Reply #6)

Thu Apr 1, 2021, 12:33 PM

8. Are you kidding...they're at home cooking to take to them...

or at least that’s what happens among the SB church groups l know.

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Response to COL Mustard (Original post)

Thu Apr 1, 2021, 12:55 PM

9. The Church of Pence.

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Response to COL Mustard (Original post)

Thu Apr 1, 2021, 01:02 PM

10. Isn't that what Pence said about eating alone with women...Momma had to be present?

That must have come from Billy Graham or his ilk.

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Response to COL Mustard (Original post)

Thu Apr 1, 2021, 01:04 PM

11. Wow, what a breathtaking example of vanity...

Someone needs to send this guy a link to "Simply irresistible".

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Response to COL Mustard (Original post)

Thu Apr 1, 2021, 01:05 PM

12. I'd say that its time to get another pastor if the church members can't trust their own pastor,

their hiring decisions, or own wives or female members of the church body from mischief. What a joke.

If I were a member of that church, I would have stood up, and escorted the pastor out the door and then turned around, and welcomed all to join in the upcoming fishing trip. I have had enough of this sick behavior displayed by the likes of mike pence and his idiotic attitude and / or behavior towards women.

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Response to COL Mustard (Original post)

Thu Apr 1, 2021, 01:13 PM

13. Every religion ever: If we could just keep the women in line

Could be a woman's presence would expose that minister as the lech he is who just admitted he has zero ability to control himself.

It is not the responsibility of women to make sure you don't have a boner, reverend lustalot.

Seems religion is just cover for sexual perversion these days. Shame.

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Response to COL Mustard (Original post)

Thu Apr 1, 2021, 01:23 PM

14. Just protecting himself from predatory women? Blatant hostility.

Misogynistic assholism outed in national reporting, and they so deserve it.

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