Skip to comments.Vandals trash traditional marriage signs in Maine (video)
Posted on 11/03/2012 3:00:35 PM PDT by Pyro7480
During a recent tour for traditional marriage in Maine, volunteers with The American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP) saw pro-marriage yard signs get unlawfully removed or destroyed by pro-homosexual advocates.
Some of the unsettling incidents occurred on Congress Street, downtown Portland, from October 2931 and were caught on video.
The blue and yellow yard signs read: Dont redefine marriage. Vote NO on question one. Marriage = 1 man + 1 woman.
Same-sex marriage advocates ignored state law which protects such signs: A person who takes, defaces or disturbs a lawfully placed sign bearing political messages relating to a general election, primary election or referendum commits a civil violation for which a forfeiture of up to $250 may be adjudged. (§1917-A. Unlawful removal of political signs)
Free speech is just about dead in some parts of Portland, said TFP Student Action Director John Ritchie.
Every time our volunteers put up yard signs in favor of traditional marriage on Congress Street, pro-homosexual advocates damaged or destroyed them. In less than five minutes, the signs were all vandalized. When new ones went up, those were trashed too, he said. We found zero tolerance. Zero fairness. Zero free speech.
However, TFP volunteers were very well received in other cities including Augusta, Auburn, Lewiston, Scarborough, Saco, Biddeford and Old Orchard Beach where they held rallies in defense of marriage between one man and one woman and distributed 10 Reasons Why Same-Sex "Marriage" Is Harmful fliers.
None of them are native Mainers. We’ve been flooded with people from Mass, NY and other liberal states.
On the corner down from my house there’s a cardboard sign hand-written:
(”No” on 1 is funded by the Kennebunk “Johns”)
Just further evidence that the ‘gay,’ the ‘the happy,’ the ‘hip,’ the ‘cool,’ the ‘witty,’ the ‘hilarious,’ the ‘liberal,’ the ‘tolerant,’ homosexual lobby is nothing more than a bunch of totalitarian, miserable, nasty, violent if they are not alone and won’t get caught, intolerant, BIGOTS.
Hey homosexuals, stop forcing your morality on everyone else.
The commie DemocRATS sure don’t like that “freedom of speech” thing. Sorry bass turds.
Let’s see...who came up with the idea of marriage between one man and woman? dut-dut-dut-dut——Well the Dems did kick God out of their convention....they will complain loudly when He kicks them out of His.
We have queer marriage on the ballot here in Washington State.
The TV commercials for it have been sickening, hard to tell which way it will go on Tuesday.