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05/21/2014

PA: AFA rep calls on Congress to impeach judges; NOM rep suggests citizens should rise up against rulings

by Jeremy Hooper

When it comes to the sweeping judicial rulings in which a collection of judges from all different views (many of them were Republican appointees) have pushed equality forward, the anti-LGBT movement is at a total loss. They know they have to say something, but they really have little to say. So the whole thing comes out like word soup—one that's all froth and no substance.

Screen Shot 2013-07-18 At 2.56.55 PmPlante-1The latest twosome: National Organization For Marriage's Christopher Plante and American Family Association of Pennsylvania's Diane Gramley. Gramley wants Congress to step up and just start impeaching judges for casting decisions that don't comport with the anti-LGBT agenda. Plante, for his part, wants people in judicially-enacted marriage states to demand the rulings be halted or "corrected":

Diane Gramley of the American Family Association of Pennsylvania tells OneNewsNow she's looking to Congress to take action against judges like John Jones.

"Congress has the ability in the U.S. Constitution to begin impeachment proceedings," she explains. "When you look at these judges – not only Judge Jones here in Pennsylvania, but other federal judges who are handing down these decisions – their actions are unconstitutional."
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[National Org for Marriage's Christopher Plante] points out that people have a right to petition the government to take action, although the next step is for one of the cases to reach the Supreme Court. Should that happen – and if it follows two previous rulings – the high court will again decide in favor of states determining the definition of marriage.

"The Supreme Court has indicated that it believes the marriage issue should be decided by the people of the states," explains the NOM spokesman. "It indicated that in the Defense of Marriage Act ruling of last summer, the Windsor case. [And] it indicated that when it imposed a stay on the Utah decision."

Plante suggests people in all 13 states where judges have overruled their laws should be demanding action to halt the decisions and correct the ones that have been handed down.

FULL: One News Now

The hubris of this movement never ceases to amaze me. This anti-LGBT activist movement is so self-absorbed and has promoted such ego-driven misinformation that its ardent advocates, having bought into their own press, truly believe their views on faith, family, sexual orientation, life, and law should get to steer the ship for all us. They believe that they have the truth (the gospel, if you will) and that everything else is just an opinion that can and should be done away with.

There is no compromise in the anti-LGBT view. That's why many of us stopped trying years ago.

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