Friday, March 02, 2018

'Mike Huckabee learns a well-deserved lesson about his homophobia - LGBTQs never forget or forgive' & other Fri midday news briefs

Mike Huckabee
Aside from the general items, today's news briefs is a special dedication to Mike Huckabee and his supporters. Yesterday, Huckabee was forced to resign from Country Music Association Board less than a day after he was appointed. It had to do with all of the homophobic junk he has done and said over the years. Like they always do, Huckabee and his supporters are whining how the LGBTQ community is being intolerant towards religious beliefs with which we do not agree with. Sorry, Mikey. but it's not about religious beliefs and even if it were, that doesn't excuse your words or actions. You have attacked us and our families too many times over the years for us to simply let it go by without voicing anger. It's inconceivable to me that people actually expect the LGBTQ community to accept attacks and ill-treatment without saying a word. Consider the following link  from 2011 as the "receipt:"
Huckabee Uses Role At Fox News To Launch Anti-Gay Attacks

Huckabee Made Virulent Anti-Gay Comments As A Public Official As A Public Official, Huckabee Called Homosexuality An "Aberration" And Condemned The Government For Supporting It Along With Pedophilia, Sadomasochism, And Necrophilia. In a 2007 appearance on Meet the Press, Tim Russert asked Huckabee about his assertion in a 1998 book claiming "it is now difficult to keep track of the vast array of publicly endorsed and institutionally supported aberrations -- from homosexuality and pedophilia to sadomasochism and necrophilia." Huckabee responded that "all of these are deviations from what has been considered the traditional concept of sexual behavior." Russert also asked Huckabee about his assertion in 1992 that "I feel homosexuality is an aberrant, unnatural and sinful lifestyle." Huckabee responded that "all of us are sinners." [, 1/2/08]

In other news:

Alliance Defending Freedom is working to keep LGBTQ people from adopting children - Meanwhile, the LGBTQ community has to deal with this hate group pretending to stand for values when it is actually attempting to wreck our equality.  Organizations with mindsets like Mike Huckabee, thinking they can say and do any negative thing they want to the LGBTQ community while justifying it with religion.

There’s Nothing ‘Pro-Life’ About Georgia’s Anti-Gay Adoption Bill - And I bet serious money that the Alliance Defending Freedom is behind this Georgia bill. 

We’re Suing Two Federal Agencies To Release Information On Secret LGBTQ Policy - People for the American Way is suing two agencies under the Trump Administration to gain information on their changes in federal policy towards the LGBTQ community.