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09/09/2011

NC: 'Gays lose two decades,' says he who'd like to take us back at least three

by Jeremy Hooper

What kind of offensive junk science are North Carolina's elected representatives spouting in order to get a marriage ban into their state's constitution? Take it away, state senator James Forrester:

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At least 20 years is taken off a homosexual's life, if they practice homosexuality, due to the increased death rate from AIDS, and hepatitis, and all of the other related factors to that. That doesn't seem to discourage them from practicing this unhealthy lifestyle.
Standing Ovation For North Carolina's James Forrester After Saying Gay People Are 'Unhealthy' [On Top Mag]

More offensive than the Paul Cameron-like claim itself: That Sen. Forrester will still get to play the role of a mere conservative voice of opposition on this one issue of marriage equality, despite the obviously more sweeping animus.

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