It'd be kind of like us buying 'StopGayMarriageNow.com'
You know what would be truly offensive? If those who are actually trying to keep gays from receiving hate crimes protections create a website under the duplicitous name, StopHateCrimesNow.com. It'd be annoying for them to take such a righteous domain for their unrighteous cause, right? After all, some nice anti-hate organization could put it to good use.
Yea, well, the aforementioned scenario is exactly what the folks at Faith2Action have done, launching a site at this domain that encourages folks to oppose legislation that would work to curb gay-focused violence. Or in other words: Legislation that would truly work to STOP HATE CRIMES NOW!
CanSeeAreStillPrevalentInOurSociety.com, was already taken!
Adding insult to insult, our opposition is once again exploiting the 2004 arrest of the so-called "Philadelphia 11," featuring videos on the site of two elderly women who were taken into custody as part of that now-infamous anti-gay protest:
No word on why Faith2Action didn't just use that protest's ringleader, Michael Marcavage, to sell their fallacious message. However, that's likely because two grandmothers present a much more marketable front than the kind of man who blames Hurricane Katrina on gays and boobs:
"Although the loss of lives is deeply saddening, this act of God destroyed a wicked city," stated Repent America director Michael Marcavage. "From 'Girls Gone Wild' to 'Southern Decadence,' New Orleans was a city that had its doors wide open to the public celebration of sin. From the devastation may a city full of righteousness emerge"
So much for age bringing wisdom. No wonder why the grandkids don't call.
Posted by: Franc | Apr 16, 2007 11:14:10 PM
A noncommercial site on either side of the issue ought to be a .org instead of a .com, anyway.
Posted by: Dan T. | Mar 25, 2010 7:17:06 AMcomments powered by Disqus