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Parent One, Parent Two to replace references to mother, father on passport forms
Wapo ^ | 01/07/11 | Mary Beth Sheridan & Ed O'Keefe

Posted on 01/09/2011 2:02:56 PM PST by freespirited

Goodbye, Mom and Dad. Hello, Parent One and Parent Two.

The State Department has decided to make U.S. passport application forms "gender neutral" by removing references to mother and father, officials said, in favor of language that describes one's parentage somewhat less tenderly.

The change is "in recognition of different types of families," according to a statement issued just before Christmas that drew widespread attention Friday after a Fox News report.

The announcement of the change was buried at the end of a Dec. 22 news release, titled "Consular Report of Birth Abroad Certificate Improvements," that highlighted unrelated security changes.

The new policy is a win for gay rights groups, a vocal and financially generous Democratic voting bloc that has pushed for the change since Barack Obama began his presidential transition in late 2008. The decision follows last month's vote to end the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy, which gay leaders consider one of their biggest victories in years.

Fred Sainz, vice president of the Human Rights Campaign, a gay rights advocacy group, called the news "a positive step forward for all American families. It was time that the federal government acknowledged the reality that hundreds of thousands of kids in this country are being raised by same-sex parents."

Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council, blasted it as reflecting the "topsy-turvy world of left-wing political correctness."

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: passport; politicalcorrectness
Oh FGS!
1 posted on 01/09/2011 2:03:04 PM PST by freespirited
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To: freespirited

How appropriate in the Bizarro-world of Obama and his ilk. No sense of reality; ideology trumps human nature and thousands of years of history. Kind of like the Nazis and their Aryan race and the Communists and their Workers utopia. The road is going to get bumpier; put on your seat belt and keep the Constitution (and your right to bear arms) handy.


2 posted on 01/09/2011 2:08:11 PM PST by john drake (Roman military maxim; "oderint dum metuant," i.e., "let them hate, as long as they fear.")
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To: freespirited

You really have to feel sorry for kids raised by people like this....Hay, Parent1, would you help me with homework. Parent2, can I have some candy? Or...to friend My Parent2 helped me make this...or My Parent2 spanked me last night!


3 posted on 01/09/2011 2:08:49 PM PST by goodnesswins (You deciding how to spend your health care $, that’s freedom. Govt deciding, thats a death panel)
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To: freespirited

Wait a minute...Elton John....Two fags and a surrogate...


4 posted on 01/09/2011 2:10:46 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: freespirited

Or, what....Grandparent1 took me to school today, and Grandparent2 will pick me up.


5 posted on 01/09/2011 2:12:28 PM PST by goodnesswins (You deciding how to spend your health care $, that’s freedom. Govt deciding, thats a death panel)
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To: goodnesswins

Elton John has hired two confirmed lesbos to raise his “whatever”.


6 posted on 01/09/2011 2:12:35 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: freespirited

So, do the parents have to duel each other to the death to establish which of them is parent one and which is parent two?

Or is it ladies first?


7 posted on 01/09/2011 2:15:10 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: freespirited; ExTexasRedhead; justiceseeker93

WTF is this???!!!


8 posted on 01/09/2011 2:16:00 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (Illegal aliens commit crimes that Americans won't commit)
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To: freespirited

This is ridiculous! OK, I would propose this. Leave the status blank and let the people fill in what they want. If I had a family, I would put “father” in my blank and “mother” in my wife’s. If someone wants to put in “dom” and “be-otch” in there, fine. It is time to call the lefties at their own game and say, “you are always for choice, let me have my traditional choices.” I prefer to leave it as it is, but if they are doing crap like this, call them at their own game.


9 posted on 01/09/2011 2:20:43 PM PST by Nowhere Man (General James Mattoon Scott, where are you when we need you? We need a regime change.)
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To: freespirited

Destroy America and their Founding principles and all traditions and you destroy the culture.

Natural Law Theory = Wrong
God’s Laws = Wrong
Moral Absolutes = restricts freedom to do immoral acts. Got to instill the “feel good, then it is good” paradigm of chaos.

These arrogant bast*rds think they are smarter than the geniuses of the last two thousand years who gave them the freedom and time to waste their time thinking up this garbage.

They have to destroy Natural Law Theory to destroy this nation...that means giving special rights to destructive unnatural behaviors and force those images into the heads of your children so they will grow up thinking homosexuality is a “good” and the Bible is “hate speech”.

Pavlov’s conditioning.

These cultural Marxists are rewriting history and morality so it is meaningless and destroys the culture. They kill off the “under the Creator” paradigm so they can enslave the masses in America. Very clever—through the “back door” so to say.


10 posted on 01/09/2011 2:23:48 PM PST by savagesusie
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To: freespirited

I believe Hillary overrode this and made them change it to “Parent 1 or mother, Parent 2 or father.”


11 posted on 01/09/2011 2:29:55 PM PST by NonValueAdded (Palin 2012: don't retreat, just reload)
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To: freespirited
WTF?

When two rump rangers or two carpet munchers have a baby WITHOUT THIRD PARTY INTERVENTION (ie, they have a baby without some surrogate or donor), let me know.

IT'S NOT NICE TO FOOL MOTHER NATURE, but we're supposed to "accept" these sex deviates as a new species or something?

12 posted on 01/09/2011 2:31:06 PM PST by traditional1 ("Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: Cicero

In today’s family court Parent 1 is ALWAYS biomom who gets custody 86% of the time. Parent 2 is usually disposable except for his wallet. The homosexual community will soon find this out when they start divorcing en masse.


13 posted on 01/09/2011 2:38:36 PM PST by AbolishCSEU (Percentage of Income in CS is inversely proportionate to Mother's parenting of children)
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To: freespirited

I doubt there are hundreds of thousands.

SO, now we can fight over which parent gets second billing. “Sorry, dear, but you’re number 2....”


14 posted on 01/09/2011 2:47:45 PM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: freespirited

We cannot go pagan fast enough for the wicked folks planning the demise of this nation.


15 posted on 01/09/2011 2:51:24 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: freespirited

If you crossed out Parent 1 and Parent 2 on the form, and instead wrote in Mother and Father, would you be denied the passport?


16 posted on 01/09/2011 3:24:41 PM PST by Jay W
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To: freespirited

That is all a sell-out to the Gay Power lobby!


17 posted on 01/09/2011 3:47:50 PM PST by 2harddrive
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To: freespirited

How about two blanks, like this?
“PARENT_____________PARENT_____________Note: If you need additional space, please insert a continuation sheet. By doing so you recognize that your passport, if approved, will be only valid to exit the U.S. No Return”


18 posted on 01/09/2011 4:03:52 PM PST by Temujinshordes
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To: freespirited

If Polyamory ever passes in this country (it’s next)
then it will be , Parent#1, Parent#2, Parent#3. #4.etc.
Ad Nauseoum.

And why not?


19 posted on 01/09/2011 4:20:27 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: freespirited

20 posted on 01/09/2011 5:51:14 PM PST by Atlas Sneezed ("If you touch my junk, I'm gonna have you arrested.")
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To: savagesusie

When you control the language you will soon control the thinking. That explains the motive behind PC speech codes.


21 posted on 01/09/2011 7:41:35 PM PST by pankot
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To: pankot

Exactly. Cultural Marxism is all about controlling the words so they control the ideas.

The ideology define the culture. We are being forced into the Marxist paradigm—out of the Christian Western Civ one which is based on Natural Law Theory. That is where common sense as understood by the Founders originated and is where our moral law comes from.

Oliver Wendel Holmes and many in our 20th century are out to destroy the Christian paradigm and take us back into a Greek homosexual pagan model where law has no connection with moral law. Total transformation of America into something that the Founders and all decent moral people would hate. Civil society with only positive law. No morality can be assigned to anything—made up law according to whatever. No Natural Law basis....it is outrageous what lawyers and judges are doing—a total disregard for the meaning of the Constitution.


22 posted on 01/09/2011 10:25:01 PM PST by savagesusie
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To: traditional1

They got to get rid of the words mother and father so that the words can be eliminated from the minds of the children. They are conditioning children into a new communist model of family—father and mother become meaningless. It is why they promote homosexuality....to make marriage meaningless. They want a collective and family loyalty gets in the way of equal affection for all. Takes loyalty away from the state.

Got to control the language to control the minds.....cultural Marxism at work—redefine everything...destroy traditions so you destroy all history and culture....then you can create your utopia....which I think they want to have what the socialist SA Nazi’s wanted....a homosexual Greek orgy paradigm where pederasty was rampant. What Hitler had with the Hitler Youth where he assigned all his homosexual officers to control and have an endless supply of the young boys.


23 posted on 01/09/2011 10:36:00 PM PST by savagesusie
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To: savagesusie
I don't understand your references to communism. As one with Soviet background I know that male homosexualism was crimimalised in the USSR, as well as the practice was despised by the society.

Is it anything special for the US marxism?

24 posted on 02/01/2011 12:27:11 AM PST by Freelance Warrior (A Russian.)
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To: Freelance Warrior

Read Herbert Marcuse...he was from the Frankfurt School and in with Gramsci. They extended Marxist economic ideas into the culture. They combined Marxism with Freud which created a Freudian/cultural Marxism. Basically they use all the ideas of Freud but strip away all repression of any sexual instinct (they say all repression creates pathology) and they instill the egalitarianism of Marx—everyone is exactly the same. That makes people interchangeable and any relationship as mother and father etc. creates affections away from the devotion to the whole—the state. That is why Karl Marx loathed the family and Lenin made divorce easy and children were put into day cares early to destroy the attachment and loyalty.

In Marx, relatedness was evil because the affections then didn’t extend to the whole....only to particular people, a mother, father ,child which created inequities and also gave refuge where the state wanted to be the God and nanny. Families are formed because they align with Natural Law Theory—which has always connoted a Higher Power.


25 posted on 02/01/2011 10:21:27 AM PST by savagesusie
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To: Freelance Warrior

Russians are realizing the damage they did to the family structure. Aren’t they trying to pay their women to have babies now. I hear they are like all the pro=homosexual European nations and not reproducing.

Nihilism comes from no God. If you have no moral absolutes then “wrong” is what ever your leaders say it is. The Germans were aggressively Homosexual. The SA troops were virtually founded in a gay bar....Hitler was a sexual pervert although they can’t prove he was a homosexual, they do know when he was in his twenties he lived with a man in the homosexual sections of Germany. He also made laws condemning Homosexuality...but all for people support.....for all his chauffeurs remained homosexual as did a lot of his close friends and officers. The SA used to comb the high schools for boys for Roehm and Hitler put known pederasts in charge of the Hitler Youth.

Dostoevsky is one of my favorite authors, BTW. Of course, his writing got him sent to Siberia, I think.

When you base a culture on Godlessness, there is no hope and future. Life is always a struggle....you will never have a “utopia” on earth unless you make slaves of the masses and even then you will fail, because you will get sick and die.

You can never have egalitarianism....because all people are different. Marx’s vision, like Bloom said....is one of an ant colony, only all of the ants had lobotomies.


26 posted on 02/01/2011 10:36:58 AM PST by savagesusie
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