My Deeply-Held Religious Convictions

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Dedicated to Indiana’s new Religious Freedom Restoration Act

prevent me from
upholding,
condoning, or
tacitly tolerating
any form of
assholery whatsoever,
in any way, shape,
or form.
Therefore, as a
Hoosier professing these
deeply-held
religious convictions,
I hereby declare that
I will
in no way
tolerate,
serve,
or pander to
any type of
asshole
whatsoever,
under any
circumstances,
while I reside
in the
State of Indiana;
but will
deliberately
discriminate against
any and all
assholes
I come into
contact with!
No exceptions!
(And no,
no exception
for you,
Indiana
Governor Pence—
or for
any member
of the
Indiana
General Assembly
who made
this legal atrocity
the law of the
Hoosier land.)
 

George Fish is a socialist writer living in Indianapolis. This poem first appeared on his blog.

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