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'Duck Dynasty' Fans

BRING BACK PHIL

A&E's Denying Him Freedom of Speech

12/19/2013 9:29 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Thousands of "Duck Dynasty" fans are on a mission to end Phil Robertson's network suspension over his anti-gay comments -- 'cause they say A&E is denying him his human rights.

Over 35 THOUSAND people have signed a petition -- which fired up yesterday on Change.org -- demanding A&E end the suspension.

Even worse for the network ... it's being ROASTED on social media by DD fans -- hundreds of people are accusing A&E of not allowing Phil Robertson his basic right to freedom of speech.

One fan put the network on blast saying, "As a gay male, is what he said wrong and not educated about how gay people really are? Yes it was. Does he have the right to speak on what he thinks YES HE DOES!"


The fan adds, "Was I offended NO I WASN'T he is a smart man and could learn the truth about things he has no idea about. He's old school you can't hate on him for his beliefs DO NOT GET RID OF PHIL ON THIS SHOW! KEEP HIM!! I will no longer watch if he's gone!!!"

So, we gotta ask ...

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jackmeoff    

Don't like the show. Agree with his opinion.

217 days ago
2.

kp    

Bring him back. Truth hurts doesn't it?

217 days ago
3.

Eric    

Freedom of speech only protects you from government persecution.. not public scrutiny.

217 days ago
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nayrod64    

I agree with freedom of speech but he is getting paid money to represent. Now he has time to say anything he wants.

217 days ago
5.

PitBullLover    

hey when people are ignorant arseholes hit em where it hurts. he's a piece of crap anyway. why is this show even ON TV??
oh wait........it's TV.
anyway he should sit on a shofar
please sit.....

217 days ago
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BruinsChick    

Everyone has rights to an opinion because no matter who we are everyone has a difference of opinion. If homosexuals are upset about it ignore it. If we all learned to ignore comments that bothers us there wouldn't be as much violence in the world. If we judge him for his beliefs then we are as so called as bad as him.

217 days ago
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pattin    

F*ck this dumb ugly hillbilly c*nt. He needs to apologize to the gay community. #GAYPOWER, down with the nasty hillbilly, off with his head

217 days ago
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cementmixer    

A&E SUCKS. NO PHIL NO A&E.

217 days ago
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angelise    

Drum roll............ the fans are speaking!!!!!! Most gays are not offended, because he was speaking his opinion, just like our gay community speaks theirs!

217 days ago
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paul a.    

I dont agree with him at all. Ive never watched DD (and I dont have any interest to) but A&E is in the wrong here. The man was asked a question and he gave his honest answer. You dont have to like that answer but you do have to respect his right to express it

217 days ago
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Yada yada ya    

Boycott A&E! Hope their ratings fall to the bottom of the barrel!!!

217 days ago
12.

billybob    

This was not carefully thought out by Phil. A&E stands for Anal & Evenmore. The gayest network available!

217 days ago
13.

tt    

Freedom of speech - Freedom of speech

217 days ago
14.

Shannon    

Man, no one can say ANYTHING anymore without upsetting people....Phil was asked a question and Phil answered the question...

217 days ago
15.

Realtruth    

Gays are not owed anything.... A&E should be ashamed of themselves! The bible speaks the truth !

217 days ago
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