Skip to comments.Gay People & Conservatives
Posted on 03/03/2010 10:40:57 AM PST by bs9021
Gay People & Conservatives Tilla Bradley, March 3, 2010
The libertarian Cato Institutes panel discussion, Is There a Place for Gay People in Conservatism and Conservative Politics?, preceded the appearance of Gay rights activists at this years Conservative Political Action Conference. Panelists at Cato included Andrew Sullivan, the former editor of New Republic and currently a blogger with The Daily Dish Blog, Nick Herbert, the Secretary of State for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs, Conservative Party, United Kingdom, and Maggie Gallaher, the president of the National Organization for Marriage.
Herbert gave a presentation on the UKs Conservative Partys inclusion and pursuit of gay rights as part of its political agenda. He noted that gay people are not the property of the left. Advocating political expedience, he noted that by embracing the issue of gay right, the Conservative Party has become more reflective of the constituencies that they sought to represent. He emphasized the need to reconnect politics with a disillusioned public.
Maggie Gallagher noted that America remains a unique place. She noted that unlike the convenience of political expediency advocated by Herbert, the acceptance of gay rights was not a political necessity for America. In addition, she commented that Theres always been gay conservatives. While there are multiple models and examples to follow, the final solution will be a new and uniquely American position.
In a very impassioned and emotion-filled speech, another Briton, Andrew Sullivan described himself as openly gay and conservative. ...
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Is there room for adulterers in the conservative movement?
But there is no room for a pro-adultery organization!
Is there room for sodomites in the conservative movement?
But there is no room for a pro-sodomy organization!
Andrew Sullivan is not conservative. He just calls himself so that he can subvert conservatism and promote his homosexualist agenda. Also, why are homosexuals assumed to be a homogeneous bloc? There are some homosexuals who are real conservatives and don’t push the homosexualist agenda.
Gay is a great surname and many heroes have that name.
Sullivan endorsed Obama. Enough said.
Andrew Sullivan is about as conservative as Nancy Pelosi
Sure, just like anyone who’s a repentant sinner can call themselves conservatives.
Oh wait, you want to celebrate perversion? Pound sand.
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