Thursday, July 13, 2006

When hurting or killing people is the goal of religious fanatics

“Organized religion and the self-serving, self-righteous dogma it inevitably produces may be the worst ideas humanity has ever concocted." -Irish novelist James Joyce


On July 5, SouthBendTribune.com carried a story by Associated Press writer David Eggert. The headline said it all: “Conservative group sues MSU for offering health insurance to partners of homosexual workers.”

The American Family Association of Michigan filed a lawsuit on July 5 “to stop Michigan State University from offering health insurance to the partners of gay workers.” According to the AP article, the Michigan affiliate of Don Wildmon’s American Family Association hopes “to get a ruling setting a precedent that would block domestic partner benefits at other state universities.”

Why? The only answer seems to be to demean, denigrate, disenfranchise, and hurt gay and lesbian Americans and their families as much as possible and in any way possible.

Don Wildmon’s American Family Association is well known for its anti-gay boycotts meant to hurt businesses -- and the families they support -- if they treat all their employees equally and/or advocate civil equality for all Americans...

Source: Online Journal

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