... if you do not like the topic discussion, just do what I do, move freaking on. Is that so freaking hard?!?! Why waste time, energy, getting all worked up by a topic you don't like or even find offensive? That's what I do with threads I don't care for. Never shed a drop of sweat over it. I was used to read/follow 10 to 20 threads in a slow day at work, or at home when had nothing better to do. I've been very active at times starting threads on occasion. But lately, I've been away from NWFA quite a lot mostly because I lost interest, not in firearms, but in sharing my thoughts here. I am a Christian Gun Owner, in that order. My interests in firearms is very much secondary to my interest in all things related to my relationship with God (Father, Son and Spirit). I won't apologize. For years I tried to compartmentalize the two, but I no longer feel like it. On the "Land of the Free" were p0rn is considered protected speech, I am finding myself muzzled more and more everywhere I try to respectfully express my thoughts, in specific, what most people would call "religious" beliefs. After a while I got tired of walking on eggshells. I reluctantly "agreed" to what I felt were unfair user terms, to have a chance to discuss firearm related topics, I observed how almost everyone can "get away with murder" openly sharing and discussing their opinions about their worldviews, which, is nothing but another way of discussing their religion. It just so happens these religions are not "Christian-like". The muzzle is in practice, only applicable to Christian related "off-topic" topics. I got increasingly disillusioned by the double standard. Will I continue to participate? Yes, but do I feel part of the NWFA community, motivated to attend to get togethers, etc? No. Will I remain a financially contributing member? Should I? [/SARCASM=OFF] I would certainly welcome a change in forum rules. I insist there is nothing intrinsically wrong, disrespectful, uncivil about religious off-topics. Threads and posts should not be blocked or closed as long as the content meet all other forum rules. Ability to remain civil should be the individual posters' responsibility. Why throw away the baby with the wash water? If you are a contributing member and you agree with this...hint, hint, wink, wink.