RECENT  POSTS:  » 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 » Apple CEO gives 'substantial' sum to HRC's southern state project; may or may not have used ApplePay » Conservative proposes new way for vendors to tell gay customers they don't care for them » NOM versus David Koch » Anti-equality baseball player calls reporter 'a prick' for asking about his anti-equality advocacy  

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

05/03/2012

About that DA in the latest Amendment 1 ad…

by Jeremy Hooper

When it comes to the marriage conversation, Rockingham County Phil Berger Jr. is not just some objective legal voice. Over the past year or so, he has tweeted in favor of both local and federal measures that make marriage equality less achievable for same-sex couples:

Screen Shot 2012-05-03 At 8.25.17 Am
Screen Shot 2012-05-03 At 8.23.41 Am-1Screen Shot 2012-05-03 At 8.23.15 Am-1

So when you see the Vote For Marriage NC campaign using this same Phil Berger, Jr. as if he represents a "prosecutor and law enforcement" monolith….

…don't buy it! He is not just a DA—he is a campaign supporter! That's not a minor point.

Pagebreak-34

**MORE: The DA's father, Phil Berger, is the President Pro Tem of the North Carolina Senate and one of the major forces behind the marriage amendment!

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