Photo: Minnesota lawmakers should've read own wall's writing
OutFront Minnesota just posted a number of evocative images taken on May 21, the day the state's legislature made the unfortunate choice to put marital discrimination onto the 2012 ballot. And while many of them have their own takeaways, it's really this one, taken at the state State Capitol, that tells you all you need to know about this forthcoming referendum and its (lack of) righteousness:
(credit: Anna Min / MIN Enterprises)
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Holding a majority vote on a minority population's civil rights will never be okay. It is the opposite of defending individual liberties; the opposite of justice.
We LGBT folk (and allies) have already been delayed and we continue to be denied. But we win in the end, no debate about that. Can Minnesota in 2012 be the change that finally puts us in the irreversible victory column? It can if enough locals will just read the writing on the wall.
*Oh, and let's not forget all of the unbelievable eye-opening stuff the state's chief anti-equality lobby group, the Minnesota Family Council, has said/written in order to delay and deny justice:
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