Skip to comments.Names Posted of Opponents to Mass. Gay Marriage
Posted on 12/29/2005 12:30:00 PM PST by presidio9
(Brockton, MA) Supporters of gay marriage in Massachusetts have posted all 123,356 names and addresses of those who signed a petition to reverse legalized same-sex marriage throughout the state on a well known gay rights Web site. Employees and volunteers posted the names on Knowthyneighbor.org. The database is searchable by first name, last name, home town, and ZIP code and offers visitors a 'fraud affidavit" to use 'if your name is listed and you believe you were a victim of petition fraud."
Supporters of a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage in Massachusetts shattered a 20-year-old record for the most certified signatures ever gathered in support of a proposed ballot question.
The proposed amendment is intended to overrule a Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decision that legalized same-sex "marriage" in May 2004. An estimated 6,500 gay and lesbian couples have since married in the state.
If approved by voters, the amendment would require the state to define marriage "only as the union of one man and one woman." This would prohibit gay "marriage" after 2008, but would not affect established homosexual marriages.
"The people have not just spoken, they have shouted to let the people vote on the definition of marriage," Kristian Mineau, president of the Massachusetts Family Institute, which spearheaded the signature drive, told the Boston Globe.
As of press time Tuesday, no formal complaints had been filed against Knowthyneighbor.org.
Go to that site often?
Yeah I have a thubstcriptfion. Wytheath.
The Queer Mafia has historically always used threats of violence and other criminal harassment against Massachusetts citizens.
LOL Nice lisp.
So, In MA it doesn't matter what the public actually wants as law, it's what the SCOMA says you're gonna get whether you like it or not...........
Conservative Republican groups in Massachusetts can download the whole list for fundraising mail. With over 12,000 voters who are opposed to gay marriange and willing to sign a petition for it, his thing could be a treasure trove.
Sounds like 123,000 people are now on a lot of mailing lists, or soon will be.
I wonder if the MSM will make a big stink about the fact that over 100,000 straights were just outed in MA. After all, if the shoe was on the other foot...
If the situation were reversed, this would be called a hate crime.
I'm guessing it would be pretty hard to get a Lewinsky in Massive2sh!tts this week because all the unowhats are here in New Hampshire. :(
I bet you just guaranteed the list will be removed within a week. Can't you just see what the intention was: A bunch of pillowbiters conducting a grass-roots "You're so mean!" letter-writing campaing?
They ought to open the site up for people to register as opposing it and see what happens. I bet they won't.
I'm proud to say I just found my name on the list!! Woohoo.
Let's burn some crosses on their lawns! Harrassment is only a hate crime if it's done to a minority and we all know these people are all white!
Saaay. Are you just fabulous! You go girl!
"The left really does know how to play hardball.
If the situation were reversed, this would be called a hate crime."
Now that this database exists, can homosexuals in charge of hiring check to see if the prospective employee is on it? What about lenders of the queer bent?
Lots of very nasty uses for a database like this. I would think that this passes the intimidation test.
This violates the unwritten rule of challenge the signature, not the signer. This poisons the initiative petition process that MA residents have enjoyed since 1918. KTN says that it has 250 "anonymous" volunteers that will visit signers at home or at work. If anyone else is outraged at this attack on direct democracy please call Alexander Westerhoff and Thomas Lang at Alexander Westerhoff Antiques 144 Main St. Essex MA 978-768-6269.
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