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Doug Mainwaring on The Myth of the Same Sex Marriage Mandate

 

Via the Potomac Tea Party report:

... The author, Doug Mainwaring, is a principled conservative residing in Montgomery County, MD who is gay...

When did it become controversial not to support same sex marriage? And why is there now such an enormous push across our nation toward its normalization?

The national conversation about the issue of same sex marriage has been aggressively fused with the issue of gay rights. Many media commentators, politicians, and lobbyists easily conflate the two issues, promoting the notion among the general public that those who oppose same sex marriage are unsophisticated, bigoted and homophobic. This is a disingenuous impugnment: One can be completely supportive of gays while being opposed to gay marriage.

The issue of same sex marriage has been hijacked by politicians and ideologues in the interest of pursuing broader political gain.

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3 Comments

  1. Daughter of Eve
    Posted September 6, 2012 at 5:07 pm | Permalink

    Great article! :)

  2. Dan
    Posted September 6, 2012 at 8:31 pm | Permalink

    There's a number of interesting comments at the source article. Be sure to read those in addition to the article itself.

  3. Luigi Rosolin
    Posted September 8, 2012 at 5:16 am | Permalink

    Doug Mainwaring must be a honest person and like justice, his testimony is very important and disclose the inconsistency and lie of the promoter of same sex who are like him said doing so for political and other's purpose certainly not for the welfare of the Lesbian- Homosexual.