RECENT  POSTS:  » Photo: The latest totally convincing, in no way silly attempt at a meme from anti-gay Ruth Institute » AFA's Fischer: Time for Christians to 'get up in somebody's grill' like Jesus would » GLAAD: The World Congress of Families sparks protests in Australia. Let's examine why. » GLAAD: NOM cofounder: 'Hard to see... the logical stopping place' between gay-affirming, murder-affirming Christians » 'Nonpartisan' NOM's entrenched Republicanism again showing » GLAAD: His other tactics failing, NOM president turns to anti-trans fear-mongering » AFA's Bryan Fischer: Diversity is 'most sinister and dangerous lie' » WND activist: 'Dan Savage has done far worse things than Westboro [Baptist];' says to send him to Iraq to challenge those who hang gays » Michael Sam's teammate offers perfect response to silly shower 'story' » Photo: Negligent NOM posts baby with choking hazard; will someone please think of the children?  

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

02/17/2011

Kevin Smith has plenty of time to waste on marriage bias, no time to answer for same

by Jeremy Hooper

At today's House Judiciary Hearing on New Hampshire marriage equality and its potential repeal (still ongoing, listen live here), Cornerstone Policy Research/Cornerstone Action president Kevin Smith gave a typical speech. He put civil rights in the hands of majorities, as if putting civil rights before public vote is in any way an ideal we hold dear here in America. He also falsely likened President Obama's stance to his, even though, unlike Smith, the prez supports civil unions and strongly opposes marriage repeals like the one currently on the table. In general, Kevin acted like the state's marriage equality law has somehow damaged his state, even if there's no evidence of that. At all.

But the most annoying part came at the end, when Kevin, unlike any other speaker before or since, disingenuously cited time constraints so he could refuse to take any questions:

Hmm. Could the demanded lack of accountability be because Kevin didn't want to address why, exactly, if his cause is limited to marriage, his organization is actually pushing for scientifically-discredited gay "change"?

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