Thursday, November 06, 2008

No on 8 Can't Take No for an Answer

The No on 8 movement can not take No for an answer. They are protesting in front of the Mormon Temple in LA. See it here. This display of religious bigotry is beyond the pale. These people lost the argument in the public square, fair and square. Yet they show their contempt for the voters and their neighbors by protesting an entirely peaceful and lawful religious minority that is exercising its rights to politcal participation.
These same activists are filing frivolous lawsuits to try to have Proposition 8 overturned. The City Attorneys of LA and San Francisco are parties to the lawsuits. By what authority to these people commit their entire cities to their personal political agendas? LA County voted Yes on Prop 8. Blacks and Latinos voted overwhelmingly in favor of Prop 8. I don't see the gay rights activists marching in black and Latino neighborhoods.
Anti-Mormon bigotry and anti-Christian biogtry is the one form of politically correct bigotry. The gay lobby can safely retaliate against Mormons, in a way that would be unthinkable for them to retaliate against blacks, Latinos or working class whites, all of whom voted solidly for Proposition 8.

1 comment:

AD said...

Thank you for your articulate insight into the unbelievably intolerant way that the No on 8 crowd is treating the LDS community. You are so right that anti-Mormon and anti-Christian sentiment is the only remaining pc intolerance. When Mitt Romney was in the race, I couldn't believe some of the comments about his religious background coming from other candidates and journalists as well. I kept thinking that if his faith had been Jewish or even Muslim, no one would dare make those comments for fear of not being politically correct.

I read your article at NRO yesterday, and now I have your blog in my Google Reader. I love what you are doing at the Ruth Institute. Thank you!