On Top Magazine reports that NOM’s Jennifer Morse is trying to stir up discontent with the children of gay and lesbian couples:
In addressing the crowd, Morse said children in 40 years would ask the current generation, “What were you thinking?” “They’re going to say, ‘Dad, you and your partner are lovely guys. I love you dad. But did you really think I would never need a mom? What were you thinking?’” “‘Mom, I know you love me, you and your partner are nice ladies, but the biological connection that was so important to you, do you think it would never be important to me? What were you thinking?’”
Um, maybe that it was better to be open and honest about who we are than to hide in the closet and marry an unsuspecting straight person?
Over on the UK, Lord Carey, the former head of the Church of England, promised to continue his opposition to marriage equality. Pink News reports:
He clarifies that persecution is something he has witnessed taking place against Christians in countries such as Sudan, Nigeria and Pakistan, but adds that is is a word he would “prefer not to use about the plight of Christians in the UK”. However, he goes on to say that Christians in the UK can experience “discrimination or marginalization… both heartfelt and unjust”, and that this can feel “akin to persecution”… He ends by saying: “I believe the Coalition has made a huge mistake with its plans to redefine marriage and I will continue to press this message home.”
Over at The Advocate, they report on far-right outrage over MSNBC host Crystal Ball’s conversation with her daughter about marriage equality:
Glenn Beck’s website, The Blaze, labeled the moment “Cringe-Inducing.” The headline on conservative blog, “Liberty Unyielding,” claimed, “MSNBC’s Krystal Ball exploits own 5-year-old daughter on TV to promote gay marriage.” Writing for conservative firebrand Michelle Malkin’s website, Doug Powers called Ball’s questions a form of child abuse. “Flip the subject being pushed on the little girl to something like pro-life values and MSNBC would be reporting it as child abuse,” Powers wrote. “I’ll say this much: At least in this example it’s her own kid instead of a room full of other people’s children.”
And finally, Paul Cameron at the Family Research Institute is at it again, this time claiming marriage will shorten the lives of gays and lesbians. Pink News reports:
His report claimed to show that married gay couples have shorter life expectancies than single gay people. Based on this, he urged the US Supreme Court not to overturn bans on same-sex marriages in order “not to harm homosexuals” by encouraging their “disorder”. He said: “The Supreme Court ought not to harm homosexuals by legitimating homosexual coupling, and the psychiatric community ought to pay attention to this enormous deficit of lifespan and reopen the issue of whether or not homosexuality is a mental disability or a disorder.”
Yes, it’s all for your own good. Really. Just stay there at the back of the bus – if you sit at the front, you might fly through the windshield if there’s a crash.