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Abstinent gay man: Gay ‘marriage’ is really about ‘incremental totalitarianism’
LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/20/14 | Dustin Siggins

Posted on 06/23/2014 10:43:46 AM PDT by wagglebee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The homosexual lobby’s effort to redefine marriage "is a form of incremental totalitarianism," a self-described gay man told LifeSiteNews at the second annual March for Marriage in Washington, D.C.

Doug Mainwaring, who was a speaker at the March, spoke with LifeSiteNews after his brief presentation. Asked about his sexual orientation, he said, "I identify as gay in the same sense that an alcoholic who has been going to AA meetings for years would never fail to identify himself as an alcoholic."

Noting that he "put that aside a few years ago," Mainwaring said "the impulses are still within me." But he said he opposes marriage redefinition because "same-sex 'marriage' is the most implausible idea to ever come down the pipe."

"I don't have to go into religious arguments. Just from natural law -- and people even dismiss natural law nowadays," said Mainwaring. "Even 10 years ago, in the gay community, it was a joke in the same-sex community. 'This is my husband, ha ha ha.'"

“Gays and lesbians have been used as pawns by progressives to bring about this wedge issue that I really feel strongly is meant to usher in incremental totalitarianism," he said.

Noting the pressure faced by former Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich and other famous individuals, he said "we silence ourselves because we're afraid of saying anything that might make other people think less of us. And by doing that, we all give the appearance that we agree. Silence is agreement."

Noting that pressure has harmed "CEOs and world-renowned brain surgeons," specifically Dr. Ben Carson, for donating money or speaking out in favor of marriage, Mainwaring said that "it's going to happen to you." The message, he said, is that "you'd better watch out."

Judges "are falling like dominoes" on marriage, he said. "I don't believe it's because all of a sudden they all saw the light on same-sex 'marriage.' I think it's they don't want anybody to look at them crooked at the country club."

Mainwaring pointed to a recent article by Reuters, which showed that the nation's top law firms are standing with same-sex "marriage" supporters in court. "I've talked to tons of attorneys around here," says Mainwaring, "and they're all scared to death."

"It's the progressives' impact on our society, and they'll" win the fight "any way they can."


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: homosexualagenda; moralabsolutes; samesexmarriage
"we silence ourselves because we're afraid of saying anything that might make other people think less of us. And by doing that, we all give the appearance that we agree. Silence is agreement."

And this is exactly what far too many conservative politicians are doing.

1 posted on 06/23/2014 10:43:46 AM PDT by wagglebee
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2 posted on 06/23/2014 10:44:26 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee

Well, I think he’s right - I knew a gay man who was extremely opposed to the concept of “gay marriage” from the very start. But he said it had become a political thing and he couldn’t oppose it without bringing serious harm to himself.


3 posted on 06/23/2014 10:46:47 AM PDT by livius
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To: wagglebee

So Perry was right!


4 posted on 06/23/2014 10:48:21 AM PDT by grobdriver (Where is Wilson Blair when you need him?)
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To: wagglebee

“It’s the progressives’ impact on our society, and they’ll” win the fight “any way they can.”

Remember Alinsky, the issue isn’t the issue, the issue
is the revolution.

“Any way they can.’


5 posted on 06/23/2014 10:49:52 AM PDT 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: wagglebee

I pray that this man comes to know Jesus, he obviously wants to live a righteous life, but is still mixed up. Jesus can give freedom, and even if He continues to struggle after coming to faith in Christ, Jesus can and does heal from even the impulse.

-JS


6 posted on 06/23/2014 10:52:42 AM PDT by JSDude1
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To: wagglebee

It`s direct from Marx`s Communist Manifesto. That is where the left has taken it`s cue, crush tradition, remake society in your image and rule by majority in perpetuity.
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Marx, “ Abolition of the family ! ... The bourgeois family will vanish as a matter of course...we destroy the most hallowed of relations, when we replace home education by social ( govt. )... The bourgeois clap-trap about the family and education, about the hallowed co-relation of parent and child, becomes all the more disgusting...”


7 posted on 06/23/2014 10:56:07 AM PDT by Para-Ord.45 (Americans, happy in tutelage by the reflection that they have chosen their own dictators.)
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To: wagglebee
Militant homosexual lobby = Dictatorial Nazi Fascism

Gain power over all at all costs.
8 posted on 06/23/2014 11:01:33 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: wagglebee

The Left politicizes EVERYTHING under the sun, including sexuality, hence its belief that same sex marriage is both a moral and civil rights issue.


9 posted on 06/23/2014 11:10:22 AM PDT by Trapped Behind Enemy Lines
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To: Para-Ord.45
It is actually frightening today to consider that it is more than acceptable to be a Marxist, in some circles it is actually fashionable. I speak of the faculty lounges of our leading universities and our heavily endowed eleemosynary institutions such as Rockefeller, Ford and the spawn of George Soros.

In other words, it is less acceptable in polite society to be a McCarthyite than to be a communist. In 2008 both leading candidates for the Democrat nomination for President of the United States of America were disciples of the communist Saul Alinsky and that illuminating fact was considered unremarkable by the establishment media.


10 posted on 06/23/2014 11:11:40 AM PDT by nathanbedford ("Attack, repeat, attack!" Bull Halsey)
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To: wagglebee

Sure do hope Mr. Mainwaring is ready to be full-bore in the torpedo sights of the manbag-mafia.


11 posted on 06/23/2014 11:13:09 AM PDT by Migraine (Diversity is great -- until it happens to YOU..)
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To: wagglebee

bkmk


12 posted on 06/23/2014 11:13:16 AM PDT by Sergio (An object at rest cannot be stopped! - The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight)
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To: wagglebee

20 years ago my son, in his high school honors English class, wrote a short story about a person who was marginalized and maybe even prosecuted because of something he had written about not believing “gay” people were born that way. He got a very low grade on the paper.


13 posted on 06/23/2014 11:17:34 AM PDT by Mercat
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To: wagglebee
Interesting article. Supports what I've said for awhile, namely, that who you have sex with is a behavior.

Who you're attracted to? Whole 'nother thing. I suspect but have NO basis for other than my own uninformed opinion that gay attraction is a chemical imbalance, probably coupled with or reinforced by learned behavior. I dunno, that one is out of my pay grade.

But where you stick your willie? 100% behavioral, and fully controllable.

14 posted on 06/23/2014 11:18:53 AM PDT by wbill
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To: wagglebee

I think that majority of of homosexuals are basically good people who need Jesus. Sinners like the rest of us who are struggling with a particularly challenging and addictive sin. I also firmly believe that radical left wing activists are using these people as a battering ram for purging Biblical Christianity from all aspects of law, media, government, culture, education, and eventually church itself.


15 posted on 06/23/2014 11:19:27 AM PDT by BurningOak (Live Free or Die)
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To: BurningOak

Yet there are those that knowingly and openly embrace the demon possessing them


16 posted on 06/23/2014 12:00:44 PM PDT by Fred Hayek (The Democratic Party is now the operational arm of the CPUSA)
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To: tet68

The issue is the destruction of the Christian influence in the world.

For now, the primary goal is the criminalization of Christianity.


17 posted on 06/23/2014 12:02:36 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: wagglebee

>> “Gays and lesbians have been used as pawns by progressives ...”

No doubt the Left is exploiting homosexuality.


18 posted on 06/23/2014 12:16:24 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: nathanbedford

>> I speak of the faculty lounges of our leading universities

The dweebs were pushing Marxism and a form of Agenda 21 decades ago at the university I attended.


19 posted on 06/23/2014 12:20:06 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: wagglebee

Interesting admission.


20 posted on 06/23/2014 3:24:47 PM PDT by ForYourChildren (Christian Education [ RomanRoadsMedia.com - a classical Christian approach to homeschool])
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To: wagglebee

bump


21 posted on 06/23/2014 8:36:51 PM PDT by tophat9000 (An Eye for an Eye, a Word for a Word...nothing more)
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To: JSDude1

Absolutely!


22 posted on 06/23/2014 8:47:06 PM PDT by rabidralph
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To: wagglebee

We had a young man who was coming out of homosexuality in our Bible study a few years ago. His dad, a well-known psychologist, had encouraged him to be gay, when he was a teenager!!

He had given his life to Christ, and was involved in a healing prayer ministry to help him with his BEHAVIOR. He said, ‘There is not a day that goes by that every homosexual wakes up and KNOWS in his gut that it is wrong.” He said that the homosexuals were demanding not only acceptance but outright agreement to their cause as a way to prove to themselves that they were ok.


23 posted on 06/24/2014 3:38:39 PM PDT by bboop (does not suffer fools gladly)
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