Skip to comments.Same-sex marriage protesters find little support
Posted on 06/06/2014 10:55:38 AM PDT by Phillyred
For the hour that Mike McMonagle and his allies stood in protest Thursday outside Gov. Corbett's office in Center City, they were spared from heat and rain. But little else went in their favor.
Drivers paid no attention to the 30 people holding rosaries and signs railing against same-sex marriage. A man spat on the ground at their feet. Soon, they had to share the sidewalk with other protesters - a younger, louder, more organized group.
While McMonagle's group spoke of the need to "defend our children" from nontraditional families, a group from Cook-Wissahickon School brought in actual children to make the case for increased state funding for arts and education.
The school's choir formed neat rows in front of the governor's office, with matching T-shirts and signs, and sang a Katy Perry song.
"You just got to ignite the light and let it shine . . .," the children sang.
"Holy Mary, Mother of God . . .," the protesters prayed louder.
"Cause, baby, you're a firework . . ."
"Pray for us sinners . . ."
McMonagle and his Pro-Life Coalition of Pennsylvania find themselves for the first time on the losing side of the issue. In May, a federal judge overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage, following a growing trend among courts and legislators, and in public opinion nationwide.
Corbett declined to appeal, sparking ire from McMonagle and others who had campaigned for him.
"It was a bad decision," said Patrick Baker of Malvern. "He should reverse his stand, and if he doesn't, there's no way he'll win the election. We won't vote for him. We'll find another way."
While McMonagle spoke to security about going up to Corbett's office, the group...
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“Railing”? Stopped right there.
This is what goes for “reporting” in Philadelphia today.
Apparently society has decided that homo “marriage” (though there really is no such thing) is acceptable. Pedophiles will be next up.
This country cannot be and is not going to be saved from itself.
The Kool-Aid has been consumed.
Philly Inquirer just can’t resist stopping to spit on people with rosaries.
Ah yes the sheer inevitability of it all. The message of every progressive fantasist, straight from the pit of Hell itself: “Give it up, Christians, you’ve lost! We have triumphed over you!”
God will answer in His due time. Meanwhile repent, and prepare your souls.
“30 people holding rosaries and signs railing against same-sex marriage.”
I’ve seen the lib media do major stories about groups of protestes smaller than this. That’s the trick, all in the way it’s reported. Now if this had been 30 homos protesting FOR same sex marriage it woulda been a BIG DEAL.
Time to wrap it up, Lord?
It seems rather contrived for the students from the Cook-Wissahickon School to just happen to show up at the exact time of McMonagle’s Pro Traditional Marriage Rally.
The Cook-Wissahickon’s protesters were obviously there to counteract the Pro Traditional Marriage Rally and essentially deny McMonagle’s free speech.
A federal court violating the constitution by imposing laws on the state is not “losing an issue”
The students probably had no idea what was happening, they were bussed there and told to sing probably.
Oh look, people who take a stand for Biblical values are mocked and spat at while the media applauds.
Color me shocked. Not.
“A man spat on the ground at their feet.”
Could you imagine if a Pro Life or a Pro Traditional Marriage supporter spat at the feed of a bunch of feminists of gay protesting?
It would be national news and the person who spat would have been arrested for assault.
A man spat on the ground at their feet.
Losing support? Not when the people vote on the issue.
Judicial edicts have nothing to do with the people. Its one person’s legal decision and often made without the other side having representation in homosexual marriage decisions.
“The students probably had no idea what was happening, they were bussed there and told to sing probably.”
Well of course the elementary school students were not aware of the demonstration being conducted by the Pro Traditional Marriage group, but I bet that the teachers who took them there to protest and disrupt knew exactly what was happening.
My personal opinion is that it is time to loose the horsemen.
In fact it is well past time.
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