Skip to comments.GAY PRO-LIFE LEADERS ARRESTED AT NATIONAL PRO-LIFE MARCH
Posted on 01/23/2002 6:22:00 AM PST by helmsman
Washington, D.C. January 22, 2002. Leaders of the Pro-Life Alliance of Gays and Lesbians (PLAGAL) were arrested today at the 29th annual March for Life. The arrests were conducted by the United States Park Police by direct orders of Miss Nellie Gray the March for Life Leader and holder of the permit, according to the Park Police.
PLAGAL President Cecilia Brown and Vice-President Eric Jurek were at the March for Life for the sole purpose protesting the 1973 Supreme Court decision which legalized abortion-on-demand. They were simply carrying the PLAGAL Banner -- which states the organization's name and "Human Rights Start When Human Life Begins." Brown, Jurek, and the rest of the PLAGAL delegation were approached by the officers and ordered to remove the offending sign. Consistent with their deeply held pro-life convictions, they refused. Police back-up arrived at the scene. At that time, though not resisting arrest, Brown and Jurek were wrestled to the ground and dragged to an area away from the crowds were they were handcuffed and taken away.
"How can Miss Gray claim to stand for the dignity of all human life while at the same time denying gays and lesbians our dignity in openly defending the rights of all human beings to life?" asked PLAGAL Vice-President, Ms. B.A. Keener. She then went on to comment, "Most every group that attends the March for Life openly identifies itself with signs and banners -- be they Feminists, Democrats, Catholics, etc. It seems that PLAGAL has been targeted by the leadership of the March for Life simply because of their sexual orientation. PLAGAL and its leaders have a long and solid history in pro-life activism."
"Nellie Gray, in a meeting a few years ago, stated PLAGAL may participate in the March for Life so long as we do not identify ourselves as lesbians and gays," stated Moses Remedios, VP for Media Relations. "That's as offensive as telling an African American, 'you can ride on the bus, but just sit in the back.'"
Prior to the arrest Brown stated, "PLAGAL participates in the March because we believe in positive, life-affirming alternatives to the tragedy of abortion. To say that we have no place for open participation in the pro-life movement is not only counter-productive, but it simply wrong." She then went on to say, "We urge Miss Gray to set aside her personal biases, and "FREE THE MARCH" for Life, by allowing all peaceful, pro-life groups to stand in solidarity with women and the unborn."
We are appalled that Miss Gray is incapable of setting aside her personal sentiments against gays and lesbians, thus prohibiting, with the use of police force, our open participation in the pro-life movement," stated Ms. Keener who went on to say, "By this malevolent act and to her detriment, Miss Gray has moved the focus of the March for Life away from the protection of the unborn -- where it belongs -- to the participation of lesbians and gays."
All those wishing to express their disgust with the March for Life for this malicious and divisive act of exclusion are encouraged to contact the March for Life at firstname.lastname@example.org. For pictures and the latest information on this developing story please visit our website at http://www.plagal.org.
Right. Now the March for Life becomes a debate about homosexuals. They destroy everything they touch.
I respect your opinion, but that's not a strategy for victory. What you're saying is that only people who live strictly by Christian teaching are allowed into the pro-life movement. By that standard, if it were applied with no bias, the pro-life movement would have zero members, since everyone falls short of the Christian standard in some way. The cause is important enough, I think, to accept help where it's offered, even if those helping are living in ways that are disagreeable to those who form the majority of the movement.
Nevertheless, having said that, in other aspects of the 'lifestyle', I would say a certain culture of death exists in that individuals make conscious decisions to engage in free will acts that promote the spread of a disease that is deadly and has no known cure. surely, this part of homosexual culture could be termed 'pro death'.
At the end of the day, I do not see anything particularly pro-life about the homosexual agenda. it neither promotes the procreation of natural life, and many of its adherents also engage in acts which flirt with death. Something is not right here.
This idea is the only thing that distinguishes humans from lower beasts.
But they shouldn't. According to Christian scripture, a perverted believer will see Heaven, while a morally upright non-believer will bathe in the fires of Hell. So is it really so important, then, that those who would like to help protect the unborn are morally pure?
Yes, you are correct. Those Islamic fifth columnists and their friends will be troublesome down the road.
I don't support the "Paramount Human Life Amendment" or any Constitutional amendment regarding abortion, because to do so is to accept that Roe v. Wade was an interpretation of the Constitutional text as it now stands. There is, of course, no basis in the Constitution for a liberty to kill babies. Thus, the proper answer to Roe is for Congress to remove abortion from the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court, and for the Governors to defy the Supreme Court, to nullify Roe and all the other decisions that assert a right to kill babies.
Not that I'm not happy to welcome more people to the pro-life movement, but hey - it must be real easy for them to be pro-life, since according to the latest medical research there's very little chance of any conception happening within any member of their ranks.
Unless, maybe one night after a drunken binge, they stumble inebriated into the sperm bank's freezer, and then wake up the next morning with a hangover and an empty test tube, but I digress.