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06/01/2012

Ever-entitled opposition seeks comical balance

by Jeremy Hooper

Focus on the Family president Jim Daly thinks that, in order to be fair, Marvel and DC have to include his "side" in future editions of their gay-inclusive comics:

Incidentally, both comic lines have expressed a desire to use the forum to accurately represent today’s culture. If that’s the case, I do hope that the story lines will thoughtfully and respectfully portray religious opposition to same-sex marriage. It would be a cheap shot to do otherwise.
Thoughts on Homosexual Comic Book Characters [Focus on the Family]

Oh come on, Mr. Daly. Our world might still be all-too-accepting of the idea that benign peace and outward condemnation are simply two sides of a national conversation, but that doesn't mean Screen Shot 2012-06-01 At 1.51.23 Pm fictional realms have to buy into contrived "culture war" constraints. Perhaps if our world was faced with the sort of doom and gloom so common to the superhero realm, we too would find some perspective on what does and does not constitute a threat.

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