Skip to comments.Facebook Founder Donates $100,000 to Pro Homosexual Marriage Forces in Maine
Posted on 06/29/2012 5:09:24 AM PDT by scottjewell
Meanwhile, Facebook censors Ohio pro-family advocates photo exposing lewdness of gay pride parade
[Quote, Bangor Daily News]: "PORTLAND, Maine Supporters of same-sex marriage exceeded the $100,000 they needed to raise to receive a matching contribution from a co-founder of Facebook.
The Mainers United for Marriage campaign raised $121,197 as of Friday but topped $100,000 on Thursday, the deadline for raising the matching funds. . .
Chris Hughes, editor-in-chief of the liberal magazine The New Republic, who owns 1 percent of Facebook, and his fiance, Sean Eldridge, president of Hudson River Ventures and senior adviser to the national organization Freedom to Marry, in May promised the campaign $100,000 if it raised matching funds in a month.
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[. . . ]Maine pro-family veteran Mike Heath (a Member of AFTAHs Board of Advisors) comments:
At about the same time Facebook decided to block the speech of Coach Dave Daubenmire who exposed the debauchery at Columbus, Ohios gay pride parade [see photo at left] one of its founders fulfilled his commitment to make a huge $100,000 donation to assure Maine enacts sodomy-based marriage in November . . More and more people each year decide to withhold funding for the defense of common sense because they are afraid of being bullied by the homosexual movement. . . . Even though Maine is the only political jurisdiction to have twice overturned gay rights in statewide voting, the momentum has shifted to the homosexual activist lobby. Polling shows them winning the vote in November. That would make Maine the first state to approve of so-called same sex marriage in a popular vote.
Now is, of course, not the time to soften our message...
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Yeah, and it is obvious where Facebook stands, but then that has been clear about them and a myriad of other corporations for some time.
If the referendum goes through in Maine, it will be the first state in which a pro-gay referendum has won. Polls favor them, so watch out: The states may begin to fall like dominos with enough pressure. They have kicked into the second phase zone with mega-corporate funding: Repeal the Repeals and overturn state’s amendments.
Just another item in the ever growing list of why I don’t do facebook.
Yes, it becomes increasingly clear this battle is being lost in secular political terms. Recently Illinois Attorney General and Cook County State’s Attorney refused to defend Illinois’ state ban defining marriage as between a man and a woman claiming it violates the state constitution’s equal protection clause.
Good. It will be that much sweeter when they lose.
Yes, that’s the hope as they really did believe they would win the Maine vote in 2009 and were in for a huge disappointment. Polls favor their side now but did then as well. November will tell so until then it is not a done deal.
They are clearly counting on the public opinion shift post-Obama’s endorsement and the throngs of youth on their side so now it’s up to Maine voters if they will disappoint them or not come November:
“ In the 32 states where gay marriage has been put to the voters, it has failed. As MSNBCs Rachel Maddow has pointed out repeatedly, when you ask for a majority vote on minority rights, generally minorities do not fare well.
Opponents to gay marriage in Maine profess equal confidence despite being outgunned in the fundraising game. “I’ll be surprised if we don’t win,” Carroll Conley Jr., executive director of the Christian Civic League of Maine, one of the leading opposing groups, told The New York Times.
However, public opinion has been shifting toward accepting gay marriage as an option in the last year, and several recent polls on Maine voters showed a majority favoring gay marriage.
Mainers United for Marriage is banking on that public opinion shift, along with its activist campaign. The group recently exceeded its goal to raise $100,000 in order to receive a matching donation from Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook and the current editor-in-chief of The New Republic, and his fiancé Sean Eldridge.”
I’ve never had a facebook page, and I NEVER EVER will.
Looks like mine is about to disappear.......
“.. I don’t do facebook.”
Me neither. Clicked on it a while ago to send Sarah Palin a note; got immediately trapped on it with no recourse or option to get off. When they provided option to leave, I left; but not until I’d had bad experiences.
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