Thursday, March 28, 2013

30 of the most offensive things said about marriage equality

With the momentum supporting marriage equality, there is an effort by some to distinguish the difference between those who oppose it because of strict religious belief and those who oppose it because of homophobic animus.

 This is a smart idea because it furthers discussion, eases tensions, and undercuts a possible oncoming backlash against marriage equality.

However, let's not forget those have acted the fool in this argument.

Thanks to Media Matters, we won't. The organization has come up with the 30 Of The Most Offensive, Idiotic, And Bizarre Conservative Arguments Against Marriage Equality. They include:

While we should make the distinction between religious beliefs and homophobic animus, let's not be careful to forget those who have shown their animus. We would be making a huge mistake if we did.

1 comment:

carrie ross-stone said...

Love your blog! It makes me feel so warm and fuzzy to watch the swiftness with which these tired old arguments are getting shredded. Can't happen soon enough really!