Legislatures in every state had passed laws against homosexual behavior well before this, most notably anti-sodomy laws. During the Cold War politicians frequently described homosexuals as "subversives" who undermined national security and patriotism, and described them as Communist sympathisers or a Communist Fifth column. It is an accepted fact among intelligence agencies that espionage organizations the world over consider sex perverts who are in possession of or have access to confidential material to be prime targets where pressure can be exerted. In addition there is an abundance of evidence to sustain the conclusion that indulgence in acts of sex perversion weakens the moral fiber of an individual to a degree that he is not suitable for a position of responsibility. The group argued that gay people were " recruiting " or "molesting children" in order to make them gay. Bryant infamously claimed that "As a mother, I know that homosexuals cannot biologically reproduce children; therefore, they must recruit our children," and also claimed that "If gays are granted rights, next we'll have to give rights to prostitutes and to people who sleep with St.
The people who oppose the gay marriage law - BBC News
Whatsapp Brendan Wynter lives in Melbourne, where he divides his time between his private speechwriting consultancy and caring for his infant son. Recently I was the contributing "Voice in the Wilderness" on RN's God Forbid program - a segment dedicated, at least nominally, to opinions that receive less frequent coverage in the mainstream media. The segment and its format called for something sharp, short and, hopefully, provocative. But I was not being deliberately tendentious. I argued that the concept of legal equality was not, on its own, the basis for state recognition of same-sex marriage. I suggested that the "marriage equality" framing of the issue had situated same-sex marriage within a particular liberal conception of justice that made support for same-sex marriage neutral and obvious: