RECENT  POSTS:  » Video: Hallmark features openly in love couple (who happen to be lesbians) » NOM's 'International Org. For Marriage' gets an Executive Director » FRC prays for judges, governors, legislators to ignore marriage equality rulings » Read: AFA plays innocent about making Bryan Fischer a known pundit; no one's buying it » Yes you will coexist with civil marriage equality, Tony Perkins; that's a demand, not a request » Report: The AFA has fired Bryan Fischer as Director of Issue Analysis » Video: These Alabama anti-gay protestors sound exactly like parody versions of Alabama anti-gay protestors » Audio: Activist judge Roy Moore gives rambling, unconvincing interview to Tony Perkins » NOM reveals plan for taking people's money even though they've clearly lost » Openly anti-gay Chief Justice of AL Supreme Court vows to openly defy marriage equality  

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

10/23/2012

Come for the hymns, stay for the naked electioneering—Maine edition

by Jeremy Hooper

The Christian Civic League of Maine, NOM's top coalition partner on the push to stop marriage equality in the Pine Tree State, is disseminating voter guides to local churches

Screen Shot 2012-10-23 At 9.35.41 Am
READ IT: http://mainefamilypolicycouncil.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/MEVoter-Guide.pdf

Created by the so-called Faith & Freedom Coalition, these guides are going into every state, with the presidential race consistent throughout and the local races tailored for each area. No, they do not say, explicitly, that the congregants should vote for a certain candidate. The language, however, makes the intent perfectly clear. When talking about health care, they weigh the two top-tier candidates on whether or not they plan to "Repeal Obamacare," something President Obama is obviously not going to do. When talking about reproductive choice, they use the loaded phrase "abortion on demand." And so on and so forth (including two marriage equality categories).

The bottom line is that these state and national groups—the very same ones fighting us at the ballot on marriage—are working in tandem to elect Mitt Romney and a slate of Republicans, and they are doing this through a vast network of Sunday services. All while keeping a taxpayer-subsidized IRS status, of course.

Ah, America.

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