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03/28/2011

Bias is good for industry, says NOM & an SPLC-designated hate group

by Jeremy Hooper

The National Organization For Marriage is now partnering with the American Family Association (an SPLC-designated "hate group," it must be noted) in order to place the following ad in a local Indiana newspaper (Columbus Republic):

NOM's Full Page Ad in Columbus (IND) Republic

Well that's one way for Maggie to more widely syndicate her column.

But you know, NOM and crew can deny the negative impact of marriage bans all they want. But I can tell you firsthand: I am someone who would not, at this point in my life, live or work in a state with such an amendment. And there are many others like me, a reality that is only going to increase over time.

Now, on the flip: Are there some people who might ONLY live in a state where the most precious governing document has been altered for the expressed purpose of discriminating against certain taxpayers? Perhaps. So that is what must be weighed: Which is the more sustainable value, equality or discrimination. I'd argue the former, ever more so as the calendar goes latter.

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*UPDATE: Look at what NOM's partners at the AFA of IN want for gay people:

Screen Shot 2011-03-28 At 1.35.00 Pm

Hmm. Is scientifically-discredited "reparative therapy" good for industry? Good for NOM's reputation?

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