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Wednesday, November 19, 2008

PROP 8 is NOT going away!!!!!!!!

I used to enjoy the old Chuck Norris movies and TV show, but then when he became such a strong Huckabee supporter, I changed my views a little. I found his ranting so sanctimonious and pious - I decided I much preferred him to stick to martial arts and films.

He has an article on townhall.com, "If Democracy Doesn't Work, Try Anarchy." I found most of his arguments quite lame, to say the least. For one thing, anarchy is defined as a state of lawlessness and disorder, usually resulting from a government failure. (Essentially how our great country was founded). At the end of this article he states:

"Their Prop 8 votes weren't intended to deprive any group of its rights, they were safeguarding their honest convictions regarding the boundaries of marriage."
To say that Prop 8 represents 5,000 years of human history - argh!!! Let's reflect a wee bit on what we know of some of this history...at one time, men bartered for wives, men were allowed to demean and kill their wives for misbehaving - essentially men held women to slavery! Women were subservient, and could not even vote till 1920 here in the United States.

Although this Proposition was passed by the voters - it blatantly violates the Constitutional rights of the gay minority. The California Supreme Court already decided in favor of gay marriage and Prop 8 was designed to overturn the court's decision, plain and simple.

After watching D. L. Hugely last weekend, and he was interviewing Dan Savage, even Hugely stated that the wording of this proposition on the ballot was misleading. Savage, soothed Hugely's fears of a religious backlash, as he appropriately informed him that the desires of the gay community was NOT to essentially have marriages performed in churches, civil ceremonies were fine - but that the gay's wanted the same rights of marriage as heterosexual couples enjoy. They want property rights and the transfer of same upon death or illness, shared medical benefits, etc.

I can't understand what these homophobic people are so afraid of - gay people do not threaten YOUR lifestyle, they do not try to indoctrinate your children "to be gay", and they are working, productive individuals, like themselves.

Even Webster's Dictionary defines marriage in two parts: one, as a union of a man and a woman, and second, as a same sex joining. C'mon idiots, move into the 21st century. The Constitution of the United States should not be arbitrarily altered for the egregious benefits of the churches with the most money. I certainly hope the IRS is taking note of all these donations and political backings - and the churches will lose their tax-exempt status.

I SUPPORT GAY MARRIAGE! (with all the benefits as hetero.)


Mommy said...

Yeah. and ditto.

Kulkuri said...

I agree, when any tax-exempt organization gets involved in politics it should lose its tax-exempt status.
Gay marriage doesn't threaten me, it's not like I would have to marry a gay. Most of those against gay marriage act like they would have to marry a gay if gay marriage is allowed. The Stupid, It Burns!!

Anonymous said...

I definitely agree, if they want to influence politics, they need to be treated just like any other lobbying organization.