Why We Ask: Our mission and operations are funded 100% by conservatives like you. Please help us continue to extend Liberty to the next generation and support the 2021 Year-End Campaign today.

Political Editors / April 12, 2016

Kasich: ‘Can’t We All Just Get Along?’

He doesn’t understand the hubbub over defending religious liberty.

John Kasich doesn’t understand the hubbub over the recent state laws defending religious liberty in the wake of the Supreme Court legalizing same-sex marriage. The GOP presidential candidate said he would not have signed a religious freedom bill like the ones that recently appeared on the desks of the governors of Georgia and Mississippi. Funny, the Ohio governor has used the Bible plenty of times to justify the expansion of government, yet he won’t consider signing a bill that protects religious conscience when the will of that big government infringes someone’s religious liberty.

“In our state,” Kasich said, “we’re not facing this, so everybody needs to take a deep breath, respect one another, and the minute we start trying to write laws, things become more polarized, things — they become more complicated. … Why do we have to write a law every time we turn around in this country? Can we figure out just how to get along a little bit better and respect one another? … Everybody, chill out. Get over it if you have a disagreement with somebody.”

It’s a quaint sentiment, and we completely agree that “there oughta be a law” isn’t always the best approach. However, government is needed when people are not friends. And the Rainbow Mafia certainly isn’t content to “chill out.” They want bakers, photographers, and everyone else to walk in lockstep with their “tolerant” philosophy, and they have used the courts to strip away religious liberty. Kasich doesn’t need to lecture his own side; he needs to fight the Left.

Start a conversation using these share links:

Who We Are

The Patriot Post is a highly acclaimed weekday digest of news analysis, policy and opinion written from the heartland — as opposed to the MSM’s ubiquitous Beltway echo chambers — for grassroots leaders nationwide. More

What We Offer

On the Web

We provide solid conservative perspective on the most important issues, including analysis, opinion columns, headline summaries, memes, cartoons and much more.

Via Email

Choose our full-length Digest or our quick-reading Snapshot for a summary of important news. We also offer Cartoons & Memes on Monday and Alexander’s column on Wednesday.

Our Mission

The Patriot Post is steadfast in our mission to extend the endowment of Liberty to the next generation by advocating for individual rights and responsibilities, supporting the restoration of constitutional limits on government and the judiciary, and promoting free enterprise, national defense and traditional American values. We are a rock-solid conservative touchstone for the expanding ranks of grassroots Americans Patriots from all walks of life. Our mission and operation budgets are not financed by any political or special interest groups, and to protect our editorial integrity, we accept no advertising. We are sustained solely by you. Please support The Patriot Fund today!

★ PUBLIUS ★

“Our cause is noble; it is the cause of mankind!” —George Washington

The Patriot Post is protected speech, as enumerated in the First Amendment and enforced by the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America, in accordance with the endowed and unalienable Rights of All Mankind.

Copyright © 2021 The Patriot Post. All Rights Reserved.

The Patriot Post does not support Internet Explorer. We recommend installing the latest version of Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome.