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12/02/2013

Today in anti-equality headlines that help our cause far more than theirs

by Jeremy Hooper

You can almost hear the monologue that was going on in Jennifer Thieme's head when she, the finance director of the Ruth Institute (a former affiliate that abruptly ended its partnership with the National Organization For Marriage just last month) as she wrote the following headline and commentary. "This will show 'em up," she likely thought. "I'm going to make a really strong historical connection," she clearly hoped. "This will make the gays seem like the oppressive ones," she surely surmised.

Then, in the commentary equivalent of a drunk dial, she actually let those fanciful ideas leap out of her own consciousness. "The cruel subjugation and brute oppression of an entire race is just like the civil equality of same-sex couples," she proceeded to peck out publicly:

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Her case: Slavery and Gay Marriage? Frightening Parallels [Ruth]

2014 might just be the year we can step aside and let these folks do the job for us.

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