There’s been a lot of talk on tolerance and rights over the past week. The word “Tolerance” has been stirred up since .
Increasingly folks who support and oppose gay marriage and controversial religious or social issues, say folks should be able to agree to disagree.
Is Sandy Springs a tolerant community?
Jim, who is gay and commented on wrote in part: "...As a gay person, yes I find Cathy's comments offensive, but I will defend his right to say them. I find it offensive that our country doesn't honor all loving, committed relationships with the same rights, protections and benefits..."
Similar to the rest of the country, Sandy Springs has had its own controversies recently with talk of a Gwinnett Tech campus, apartment communities being razed in the future, and the coming.
While many folks cite parking as the reason for opposing a Church of Scientology location in Sandy Springs. Numerous commenters on Patch are not comfortable with the church.
Earlier this month, before modification conditions to expand an office building into a church at Glenridge Drive and Roswell Road, Church of Scientology attorney, Woody Galloway addressed the question of whether the church is welcome here. He said, "If it’s about keeping the Church of Scientology out of Sandy Springs, then we can’t address that because the church has a right to be here.”
What do you think? Is Sandy Springs a tolerant community? Take our poll. Tell us in the comments.