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Beyond Selma-to-Stonewall
New York Times, by Editors

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Posted By:jackson, 1/28/2013 8:43:36 AM

By including gay rights in the arc of the struggle for civil rights — the road “through Seneca Falls and Selma and Stonewall” — President Obama linked his presidency to ending antigay discrimination and underscored the legal wrong of denying gay people the freedom to marry. “Our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law,” Mr. Obama famously said in his second Inaugural Address, “for if we are truly created equal, then surely the love we commit to one another must be equal as well.”

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Stonewall, a brawl at a gay bar in Greenwich Village, is now a rival of Selma?? That is some evolution in thinking for a guy who, only months ago, opposed homo nuptuals. If I was black I would be outraged.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: StormCnter, 1/28/2013 8:59:27 AM     (No. 9143715)

OP, the blacks have been "outraged" for years, ever since the gay activists got the idea that gay rights are the equivalent of any other civil right. This is not new, except that now we have a chief executive embracing the linkage.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: BadgerBill, 1/28/2013 9:13:14 AM     (No. 9143749)

Whoever heard of ´Stonewall´ until now? Not me, and I read everything in sight.

If anything can be ´linked´ to vote-getting, then nothing is not on the table for a lib. No such thing as a stretch too far--to garner votes.

Have I said lately that leftists disgust me?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: jlw509, 1/28/2013 9:30:39 AM     (No. 9143790)

“Our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law.”

But they are. A gay man, like any man, can marry a woman. A gay woman, like any woman, can marry a man. A gay couple can even marry, provided it´s a gay man and a gay woman.

Think I´m joking? You never heard of Andrea Dworkin and John Stoltenberg?

Marriage is consummated by the marriage act? The marriage act is sexual union, and sexual union is uniting the sexes.
Two men can´t do that, and neither can two women --whether they´re gay or straight.

When several hundred thousand marchers converged at the Eiffel Tower in Paris a cople of Sundays ago, I think this lady´s sign said it best: ON VEUX DU SEXE NON DU GENRE.

WE WANT SEX, NOT GENDER!

(I also couldn´t help smiling about the gays´ sign, "We´re gayer without marriage.")



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Reply 4 - Posted by: noproblems, 1/28/2013 9:38:15 AM     (No. 9143806)

0bama clearly said last year that gay marriage was NOT a civil right. look it up

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 1/28/2013 10:05:36 AM     (No. 9143863)

God is not mocked. Keep it up miscreant and the King of Kings will straighten you out, but good.

I´d sure like for a liberal evolutionist to explain how being a homo is "natural" and "normal."

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino, 1/28/2013 10:07:15 AM     (No. 9143870)

The ladies´ lingerie boys at the New York Times are rapturous over this.

But then again - - they also got rapturous over the new lace curtains in the City Room.

The same thing will happen again when Bette Midler releases her next album.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Scribelus, 1/28/2013 10:22:03 AM     (No. 9143917)

This is, of course, a profound insult to the legitimate civil rights of black people.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: TheMotherCO, 1/28/2013 10:43:48 AM     (No. 9143989)

I can just see bammy in a wedding dress marrying whoever in another bridal dress or a ruffled tux. I don´t think I know any gay person and don´t want to. Disgusting beyond belief. I also resent the gay word being used, with all of their diseases I would call it a dangerous union.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Udanja99, 1/28/2013 11:15:08 AM     (No. 9144077)

If blacks have been outraged for years, why did they still vote 96% for 0bama after he voiced his support for "gay marriage"? Their melanin content and their freebies will always trump any moral outrage.

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