Sep 06, 2012 - 10:05 am
I had to type this on my phone so it could have been better said & more complete, but I just couldn't sit back & remain quiet! We all are in danger of being "banned" & not being able to share helpful information on this site. Very sad and unfortunate. We can stand up and take a stance. We may have to move to the facebook page. Here was my email. Share your own thoughts, even if you disagree.
We all should be. In this great country we live in, there is freedom of speech. I am aware that csn frowns on religious posts. But banning folks from your site because you do not agree is spiteful & petty as well as irresponsible. As with other posts, one does not need to agree with it's content. We all are adults & filter through information from various sources, choosing what is beneficial to our own situation. If I don't agree with a post, I disregard it. I don't ask you to ban the poster!
By banning the Marshalls, you simply limit the information shared with people who need it most. You are not simply protecting someone getting offended from religious speech, but limiting important info getting to the folks you claim to be helping- cancer patients & their families!
My mom & I personally benefited tremendously from many of Bill & Lorettas posts when my dad was battling esophageal cancer. To actually hear from a survivor was priceless! It gave us hope. My dad lived 2& 1/2 years after his diagnosis. He, sadly, passed away last Nov 8.
If you Greta, on behalf if CSN, are charged with the care & concern for cancer patients & their families... Then I formally request you reconsider banning the Marshalls from the CSN esophageal cancer discussion board.