Christians aren't being persecuted for their faith, they're usually just being told to STFU and respect the beliefs of others.
At least you admit that atheism is a religion.
You have a CHOICE to avoid those threads or ignore those comments. These children weren't given a choice. Big difference that seems to escape you. I avoid the 'gay' threads as much as possible. I see its push as a demoralization of society.
John Adams "Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other."
It's a part of the reason why our country is crumbling.
If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.