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Gay rights boycott urged at rally
The Fresno Bee ^ | November 16, 2008 | Eddie Jimenez

Posted on 11/16/2008 11:04:54 AM PST by Saundra Duffy

Hundreds of supporters of same-sex marriage gathered at Fresno City Hall on Saturday, vowing not to back down in their fight against Proposition 8 and urging a boycott of businesses that helped fund the initiative. They weren't alone. Coast-to-coast, crowds gathered near public buildings in small communities and major cities including New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Chicago to vent their frustrations, celebrate gay relationships and renew calls for change.

In Fresno, protesters turned their attention to what comes next. Matthew Payne of Fresno compared the same-sex marriage ban to former laws against biracial marriages and women's right to vote. He and other speakers vowed not to stop until same-sex marriages are legal again in California.

"We're not going to go back," Payne told the crowd, which a security officer estimated at about 500.

(Excerpt) Read more at fresnobee.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Front Page News; US: California
KEYWORDS: blacklist; boycott; constitution; gays; gaystapo; gaystapotactics; homosexualagenda; lavendermafia; perverts; pinklist; prop8; proposition8
Supporters of Prop 8 are targeted. If you had a Yes on Prop 8 sign in your front yard, watch your back.
1 posted on 11/16/2008 11:04:54 AM PST by Saundra Duffy
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To: Saundra Duffy

Sounds like the “gay” guys aren’t very gay right now. What a bunch of hate-filled people.


2 posted on 11/16/2008 11:06:38 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (I voted for McCain/Palin so I can look my grandchildren in the eyes when I tell them I'm sorry.)
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To: Saundra Duffy

Just for that, gay activists, I’m going to boycott the Home and Garden Channel.


3 posted on 11/16/2008 11:07:01 AM PST by madison10
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To: Saundra Duffy

Spending my whole life in apartments (literally), I have no feel for the yard sign dynamic. Is there pressure to have a sign at all, let alone one for a particular side?


4 posted on 11/16/2008 11:11:41 AM PST by NativeNewYorker (Freepin' Jew Boy)
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To: Saundra Duffy
These "people" have been indoctrinated well.

P.S. You're welcome

5 posted on 11/16/2008 11:11:51 AM PST by Las Vegas Ron (((The hell with buckling the seat belts - Load the guns!)))
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To: NativeNewYorker

Well, there were a whole bunch of instances where the Yes of Prop 8 signs and properties where posted were vandalized, and there was some violence.


6 posted on 11/16/2008 11:16:08 AM PST by Saundra Duffy (For victory & freedom!!!)
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To: Saundra Duffy

Seems like some resturants can begin proudly advertising as “Gay Free”.


7 posted on 11/16/2008 11:16:59 AM PST by Balding_Eagle (If America falls, darkness will cover the face of the earth for a thousand years.)
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To: Saundra Duffy
We all need to be vigilant. These hateful people, sore losers will never be persuaded by custom or reason to leave things well enough as they are. If they push, we push right back.

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

8 posted on 11/16/2008 11:22:51 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Tennessee Nana

You do realize the mods know who adds keywords, don’t you? You will not get a third warning about attempts at thread hijacking on Prop 8 threads.


9 posted on 11/16/2008 11:24:44 AM PST by Admin Moderator
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To: Saundra Duffy

It has nothing to do with civil rights. It’s about human nature and people who are acting against human nature.


10 posted on 11/16/2008 11:27:34 AM PST by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (liberalism = serious mental deficiency)
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bookmark.


11 posted on 11/16/2008 11:27:55 AM PST by little jeremiah (Leave illusion, come to the truth. Leave the darkness, come to the light.)
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To: madison10

And Bravo


12 posted on 11/16/2008 11:28:27 AM PST by My Favorite Headache (Forget the 3AM phone call. Obama can not even answer the phone at 3PM.)
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To: Saundra Duffy

Cool! Do these idiots have a web site detailing which businesses supported Prop 8? I’ll be glad to do business with them!! :)


13 posted on 11/16/2008 11:30:31 AM PST by Recovering_Democrat
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To: Saundra Duffy
More events are planned. Among them is "A Day Without a Gay," set for Dec. 10. Those who are gay are being asked not to spend money for a day to show the effect they have on the economy. Organizers also hope participants will take a day off from work, preferably using vacation time.

"Don't call in sick," McGehee said at the rally. "You can call in gay."

And the difference is.....?

14 posted on 11/16/2008 11:33:51 AM PST by TheDon
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To: Saundra Duffy
Boycotts work both way, homos. Not only can we -- who outnumber you 50 to 1 -- boycott business that TOLERATE you, we can boycott the businesses that EMPLOY you.

Your day is over, butt surfers. The backlash that's coming will have you running for the closet.

17 posted on 11/16/2008 11:45:46 AM PST by IronJack (=)
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To: Saundra Duffy

A nationwide hissy fit - and these deviants don’t even realize the damage they are doing to themselves. Keep at it boys and girls.


18 posted on 11/16/2008 11:51:03 AM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: madison10

I refuse to watch the Bravo Channel.


19 posted on 11/16/2008 11:56:21 AM PST by Signalman
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To: Saundra Duffy
70% of African Americans backed Prop. 8, exit poll finds

"A lot of Obama/Yes-on-8 voters? The Associated Press exit polls show that African Americans and Latinos backed Proposition 8 in good numbers. Details here from AP:

California's black and Latino voters, who turned out in droves for Barack Obama, also provided key support in favor of the state's same-sex marriage ban. 7 in 10 black voters backed [Prop 8], according to exit polls for The Associated Press. More than half of Latino voters supported Proposition 8."

20 posted on 11/16/2008 11:57:56 AM PST by StAnDeliver (snAP! snAP!)
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To: TheDon
"A Day Without a Gay,"

I don't usually go to malls...but if I knew for sure I wouldn't bump into one......

21 posted on 11/16/2008 12:01:39 PM PST by CRBDeuce (here, while the internet is still free of the Fairness Doctrine)
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To: CRBDeuce

And Disneyland!


22 posted on 11/16/2008 12:02:00 PM PST by TheDon
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To: Saundra Duffy
"Matthew Payne of Fresno blalabla...He and other speakers vowed not to stop until same-sex marriages are legal again in California."

Since Obama supporters are the ones responsible for passing the amendment, could Mattie be advocating denying them the right to vote? Shame! Shame!

23 posted on 11/16/2008 12:02:53 PM PST by StAnDeliver (Schadenfreude! Schadenfreude!)
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To: Saundra Duffy

Gay rights is not a ‘civil rights’ issue.

You can’t change the color of your skin or gender as in the Civil Rights movement of the 1960’s or Women’s Suffrage movement of the early 1900’s.

Homosexuality is a paraphelia defined by behavior. Just as pedophilia or necrophilia or bestiality are abnormal sexual behaviors.

Should necrophilia be given the right to marry a loved ones corpse or a person allowed to marriage a dog? Surely, denying them this ‘right’ is a ‘hate crime’ right? LOL.


24 posted on 11/16/2008 12:09:36 PM PST by WaterBoard (Somewhere a Village is Missing it's Socialist.)
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To: WaterBoard

Is sex in public restrooms abnormal sexual behavior? Force sex back in the bedroom, and as long as it stays there between consenting adults it isn’t my or your business.


25 posted on 11/16/2008 12:22:01 PM PST by 10yrvet
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To: Saundra Duffy
It is enlightening to see so-called civil rights activists stomp all over other's civil rights when they don't get their way. Very neurotic.
26 posted on 11/16/2008 12:29:02 PM PST by TigersEye (It has been over a week now. Where is my pie?)
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To: Balding_Eagle

Maybe a separate section, out back, where there’s no gays hanging around - no limp wristed males or overly masculine females. Hahaha.


27 posted on 11/16/2008 12:29:26 PM PST by HondaCRF450
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To: WaterBoard

That’s a good point you made. Unfortunately, I live in an area in Hollywood where the Gay Nazis march in lockstep. I don’t fear for my personal well-being but if these homos scratch my Infiniti, I’ll “straighten” them out physically..


28 posted on 11/16/2008 1:16:48 PM PST by max americana
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To: Saundra Duffy

they can target me as much as they want here in FL we have castle law and we have concealed permits.

Why on earth do they think we are gullible enough or anything stupid enough to think that their agenda is the same as the black struggle or bi racial marriage.

It way different and we also have a law in the majority of states which state they cannot be married.
They never could and never will.

No rights were taken away so when will they stop acting like spoilt children who are not getting their own way


29 posted on 11/16/2008 1:32:47 PM PST by manc (Marriage is between a man and a woman no sick MA,CT sham marriage end racism end affirmative action)
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To: Saundra Duffy

gay free day

LOL
great I can now know that one day I will not be served or waited on or even asked questions by a homo.

gay free day
LOL I am actually laughing while I type this., What they think that they will devastate the economy or something. HA HA

These people really are simply mentally disturbed


30 posted on 11/16/2008 1:36:37 PM PST by manc (Marriage is between a man and a woman no sick MA,CT sham marriage end racism end affirmative action)
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To: Recovering_Democrat

Here’s one:

http://www.sfgate.com/webdb/prop8/

Just choose the “Supports Prop 8” option and enter the city or zip code, and voilà. Unfortunately there’s no way to filter out individuals’ names, so you may have to do a bit of scrolling in order to find the names of businesses amongst all the names of individual contributors.

Also, if you want to visit the website of the “Human Rights Campaign”, they have a list of a number of businesses which contributed to “Yes on 8.” We could use this list in a “reverse boycott”:

http://www.hrc.org/news/11542.htm


31 posted on 11/16/2008 1:45:42 PM PST by annie laurie (All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost)
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To: Saundra Duffy
More events are planned. Among them is "A Day Without a Gay," set for Dec. 10. Those who are gay are being asked not to spend money for a day to show the effect they have on the economy.

Hm. Sounds like a good day to go Christmas shopping!

32 posted on 11/16/2008 1:54:56 PM PST by annie laurie (All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost)
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To: Bobkk47

Right on. Let’s begin a boycott of our own. Stop tuning in to Oprah, Ellen De Generate, Stop watching movies with Brad Pitt and his pals, Cancel Bravo and HBO channel if you have it, Drain out the cream in Ben & Jerry’s and we’ll be upto someting. Enough is enough. The homosexuals have become a pest and pesticide is what we need.


33 posted on 11/16/2008 2:28:52 PM PST by Steelfish (Our Winning Video)
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To: Saundra Duffy

THIS HAS NOT MADE SOME OF THEM HAPPY - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5bwoeNYZP_Q


34 posted on 11/16/2008 4:27:05 PM PST by doug from upland (8 million views of .HILLARY! UNCENSORED - put some ice on it, witch)
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To: manc

I know a few blacks who are very active and vocal and THEY HATE when gays compare the struggles. The main thing they say is you can hide your gayhood going for a job but can’t hide being black. When gays say they can’t be openly gay at work who is openly heterosexual?


35 posted on 11/16/2008 4:51:25 PM PST by mccainvoterinobamaville (Bobby Jindal in 2012)
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To: manc

I know a few blacks who are very active and vocal and THEY HATE when gays compare the struggles. The main thing they say is you can hide your gayhood going for a job but can’t hide being black. When gays say they can’t be openly gay at work who is openly heterosexual?


36 posted on 11/16/2008 4:51:26 PM PST by mccainvoterinobamaville (Bobby Jindal in 2012)
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To: mccainvoterinobamaville

so it is not just me that I have heard this from blacks
The blacks I have talked to really do resent how homo’s are using their agenda to their struggle.

The more the homo’s do this eqauting the more resenment they will get from the black community


37 posted on 11/16/2008 4:56:11 PM PST by manc (Marriage is between a man and a woman no sick MA,CT sham marriage end racism end affirmative action)
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To: manc

I have friends who are actually well known in the black community as activists. Some even are conservative and hate that people assume because they’re black they are in love with Obama.


38 posted on 11/16/2008 4:57:49 PM PST by mccainvoterinobamaville (My new chant IM STRAIGHT IM GREAT AND I LIVE IN THE LOWER 48!)
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To: Saundra Duffy

Let them boycott. I doubt it will make a difference because there are not as many as they claim.

Their claimed number in the U.S. is 10% (30 million?) of the population. I would be surprised if it was 1% and is more than likely a fraction of 1%.


39 posted on 11/16/2008 6:25:03 PM PST by jim-x (God help America survive its enemies within.)
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To: Rummyfan

You would think they would be happy about Obama winning, but with Prop 8 passed, the euphoria has waned.


40 posted on 11/16/2008 8:34:55 PM PST by Ptarmigan (God Hates Bunnies. God Loves Ptarmigans)
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To: TheDon

Yeah! If I could be sure not to have them milling around Disneyland, I might consider going. We boycotted the place in the late ‘90s and haven’t visited since. This gay-free day could be a great money generator for Disney since parents would feel safe taking their kids.


41 posted on 11/16/2008 8:49:47 PM PST by MayflowerMadam (We have elected a man ... who has never run so much as a Dairy Queen (Dollard post))
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To: annie laurie

bookmark


42 posted on 11/16/2008 10:08:44 PM PST by smokingfrog (If it's to be a bloodbath, let it be now. Appeasement is not the answer. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Saundra Duffy
Matthew Payne of Fresno compared the same-sex marriage ban to former laws against biracial marriages

Which is just flat-out silly. Interracial couples can and do have children naturally, so laws against interracial marriage were clearly at odds with the natural order.

43 posted on 11/16/2008 10:18:14 PM PST by T. Buzzard Trueblood
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To: Saundra Duffy

“Those who are gay are being asked not to spend money for a day to show the effect they have on the economy.”

So there will be a very negligible decline in condom sales that day, and possibly silk shirts as well. Somehow I think the economy will survive.


44 posted on 11/17/2008 1:24:40 AM PST by baa39 (www.FightFOCA.com - innocent lives depend on you)
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To: 10yrvet

Agreed. No one wants to see public sex which is common place in liberal bastions like California, especially San Francisco.

But, don’t try and destroy the institution of marriage simply because it reminds you that your lifestyle is not healthy or biologically normal.


45 posted on 11/17/2008 5:03:49 AM PST by WaterBoard (Somewhere a Village is Missing it's Socialist.)
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To: StAnDeliver

I think Asians went heavy as well.


46 posted on 11/17/2008 7:52:34 AM PST by junta (Ideology is dead.)
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To: Saundra Duffy
If their “boycotts” include vandalism of businesses, their interstate funding efforts should be investigated under RICO for racketeering.
47 posted on 11/17/2008 2:13:28 PM PST by weegee (Global Warming Change? Fight Global Socialist CHANGE.)
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To: Saundra Duffy

What is REALY REALY fascinating is the suddent flowering of Prop 8 stories.

BEFORE NOVEMBER 4 it was hard enought to find ANY stories.

NOW that it passed, the MSM mob is flowing an endless supply of these stories.


48 posted on 11/17/2008 2:20:36 PM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Steelfish

don’t those shows have a “guests of the show stay at XXXXXXXXXXX hotel” sponsors?

Target that hotel chain.


49 posted on 11/17/2008 2:27:03 PM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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