RECENT  POSTS:  » AP report: FDA to recommend end on gay blood ban! (*UPDATED with big restriction) » Video: Another ad reflects changing (already changed?) 'Tide' » Anti-gay NOM compares its discriminatory cause to baby Jesus's early infant care » SCOTUS to begin new year by pondering outdated inequality » Video: TLC to air show about humans' ability to suppress truth in name of religion » AFA, LaBarbera think being publicly pro-gay is still a liability; how quaint » Video: Blended family with lesbian moms heads Tylenol holiday ad » NOM's new conspiracy theory: Census Bureau making changes to hide marriage equality's ill effects » Video: Voices from our pro-equality future (present?) » Anti-gay orgs continue to offend children of single parents, gay parents, more  

« Go back a post || Return to G-A-Y homepage || Haul tail to next post »

01/05/2011

NH's Smith misplaces 'protect marriage' playbook, admits he wants civil unions gone too

by Jeremy Hooper

When the effort to repeal marriage equality in New Hampshire starts heating up, you're going to hear all kinds of people saying that the rollback is all about the institution of marriage -- nothing more, nothing less. DON'T. BUY. THAT. LIE. FOR. EVEN. A. SECOND. Because here's the state's "pro-family" leader, Kevin Smith of Cornerstone Policy Research (a major NOM ally), full-out admitting his desire to not only roll back same-sex marriages, but also the basic protections that come with the prior civil unions compromise:

"Ultimately what we'd like to see is it revert back to what it was prior to civil unions,
and that you just had a marriage statute and not to mess with that in any way"
-Kevin Smith, Cornerstone Action

201101050848-1

( click to play audio clip)

*AUDIO SOURCE: New Hampshire May Repeal Gay Marriage [Focus on the Family CitizenLink]

Hey Kevin: Point to even one mess -- EVEN. ONE. MESS. -- that the inclusive marriage system (much less the prior civil unions system) has brought to the Live Free or Die State. You won't. Because you can't.

But you keep on admitting that it's the basic rights and protection you're really gunning. Our public opinion polls stiffen up just listening to it.

***

*UPDATE: Oh, it goes even further: Exclusive: New Hampshire's leading 'protect marriage' group pushing gay 'cures' [G-A-Y]

space gay-comment gay-G-A-Y-post gay-email gay-writer-jeremy-hooper


Your thoughts

comments powered by Disqus

G-A-Y Comments Policy


 
Related Posts with Thumbnails