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Obama says his views on same-sex marriage are 'evolving'
Washington Post ^ | 11/23/10 | Perry Bacon Jr.

Posted on 12/23/2010 12:42:20 PM PST by Enchante

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To: AlanGreenSpam; Enchante

Actually, benefits are not the main reason homosexual activists want “marriage”. That’s way down on their list. The main reasons are below:

From LA Times of March 12: ...
“Divided over gay marriage” by Roy Rivenburg Paula Ettelbrick, a law professor who runs the International Gay & Lesbian Human Rights Commission, recommends legalizing a wide variety of marriage alternatives, including polyamory, or group wedlock. An example could include a lesbian couple living with a sperm-donor father, or a network of men and women who share sexual relations.
One aim, she says, is to break the stranglehold that married heterosexual couples have on health benefits and legal rights. The other goal is to “push the parameters of sex, sexuality and family, and in the process transform the very fabric of society.” ... [snip]

An excerpt from: In Their Own Words: The Homosexual Agenda:
“Homosexual activist Michelangelo Signorile, who writes periodically for The New York Times, summarizes the agenda in OUT magazine (Dec/Jan 1994):

“A middle ground might be to fight for same-sex marriage and its benefits and then, once granted, redefine the institution of marriage completely, to demand the right to marry not as a way of adhering to society’s moral codes, but rather to debunk a myth and radically alter an archaic institution... The most subversive action lesbian and gay men can undertake —and one that would perhaps benefit all of society—is to transform the notion of family entirely.”

“Its the final tool with which to dismantle all sodomy statues, get education about homosexuality and AIDS into the public schools and in short to usher in a sea change in how society views and treats us.”

Chris Crain, the editor of the Washington Blade has stated that all homosexual activists should fight for the legalization of same-sex marriage as a way of gaining passage of federal anti-discrimination laws that will provide homosexuals with federal protection for their chosen lifestyle.

Crain writes: “...any leader of any gay rights organization who is not prepared to throw the bulk of their efforts right now into the fight for marriage is squandering resources and doesn’t deserve the position.” (Washington Blade, August, 2003).

Andrew Sullivan, a homosexual activist writing in his book, Virtually Normal, says that once same-sex marriage is legalized, heterosexuals will have to develop a greater “understanding of the need for extramarital outlets between two men than between a man and a woman.”

He notes: “The truth is, homosexuals are not entirely normal; and to flatten their varied and complicated lives into a single, moralistic model is to miss what is essential and exhilarating about their otherness.” (Sullivan, Virtually Normal, pp. 202-203)

Paula Ettelbrick, a law professor and homosexual activist has said:
“Being queer is more than setting up house, sleeping with a person of the same gender, and seeking state approval for doing so. . Being queer means pushing the parameters of sex, sexuality, and family; and in the process, transforming the very fabric of society. . We must keep our eyes on the goals of providing true alternatives to marriage and of radically reordering society’s view of reality.” (partially quoted in “Beyond Gay Marriage,”

Stanley Kurtz, The Weekly Standard, August 4, 2003)
Evan Wolfson has stated:

“Isn’t having the law pretend that there is only one family model that works (let alone exists) a lie? . marriage is not just about procreation-indeed is not necessarily about procreation at all. “(quoted in “What Marriage Is For,” by Maggie Gallagher, The Weekly Standard, August 11, 2003)

Mitchel Raphael, editor of the Canadian homosexual magazine Fab, says:

“Ambiguity is a good word for the feeling among gays about marriage. I’d be for marriage if I thought gay people would challenge and change the institution and not buy into the traditional meaning of ‘till death do us part’ and monogamy forever. We should be Oscar Wildes and not like everyone else watching the play.” (quoted in “Now Free To Marry, Canada’s Gays Say, ‘Do I?’” by Clifford Krauss, The New York Times, August 31, 2003)

1972 Gay Rights Platform Demands: “Repeal of all legislative provisions that restrict the sex or number of persons entering into a marriage unit.”

[Also among the demands was the elimination of all age of consent laws.]


51 posted on 12/23/2010 2:33:40 PM PST by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.CSLewis)
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To: mrmeyer

You hit the Fuhrer on the head. ROFLMAO


52 posted on 12/23/2010 2:37:23 PM PST by ExTexasRedhead
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To: Enchante
He said his views on whether same-sex couples should be allowed to marry are "evolving"...."

IOW he hasn't heard from Soros yet.

53 posted on 12/23/2010 2:50:36 PM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannolis. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Enchante

So much for being a Christian.
We may love the ssinner but we are not to support the sin...


54 posted on 12/23/2010 3:05:21 PM PST by SECURE AMERICA
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To: little jeremiah

That needs to be posted more often. It’s key to understanding the homosexual agenda.


55 posted on 12/23/2010 4:02:42 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Enchante

Imho, there were indications during his campaign that something was not right with this man or with his wife. I may be wrong, but it seems to me that this was a marriage of convenience, designed to present Obama as an acceptable candidate for president.


56 posted on 12/23/2010 4:06:28 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: PhilDragoo

LOLOLOLOL.

He’s a pandering puke. Demagogue. Liar.


57 posted on 12/23/2010 4:15:15 PM PST by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: Enchante


58 posted on 12/23/2010 4:52:36 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Enchante
Obama is for whatever the Bible is against!

He has already supported infanticide, so anything he does now???

Rick Warren should come out against Obama. Really I think Rick Warren`s so called Christianity is in real doubt.

59 posted on 12/23/2010 4:59:48 PM PST by Friendofgeorge (SARAH 2012 OR BUST)
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To: AdmSmith; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; Delacon; ...

In before the pictures of Michelle. Well, before I looked for 'em anyway.
60 posted on 12/23/2010 5:52:08 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: PhilDragoo
WE HAVE LIFT OFF........SNICKER


61 posted on 12/23/2010 6:32:59 PM PST by potlatch ( Life must be lived forward but can only be seen looking backward. - Soren Kierkegaard)
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To: trisham

It certainly is. I put it together years ago from bits of this and that, if I had had any brains I would have made sure they all had dates, links if possible etc.

It’s totally clear their goal is to destroy the family, morality, and society itself.


62 posted on 12/23/2010 11:28:09 PM PST by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.CSLewis)
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To: Christian Engineer Mass

Yep. Ultimately they want to destroy America and hand all control to the highest bidder, under some kind of UN charade.

It’s more along the lines of America is in decline, and they want to party it out, and take up all the possible wealth they can as it happens. Think about history: if one remembers correctly, the Emperors in the Roman Empire tried to party it out when it was all pretty much falling apart, and border city after border city was abandoned or taken. Rome even pretty much got handed over to various tribal groups multiple times as well (Visigoths, Vandals, etc.)


63 posted on 12/24/2010 9:00:15 AM PST by Morpheus2009
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To: Enchante

Zer0’s strategy to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act is evolving. Once marriage is no longer recognized as unique to heterosexual couples, same sex marriage will be given equal status. This will then allow federal workers the same benefits for their same sex partners as heterosexual workers now enjoy for their partners. And gay members of the military will have full military benefits for their gay partners. This will guarantee that when ones partner comes down with AIDS, they will be covered by the government for the medical costs.


64 posted on 12/25/2010 2:05:30 AM PST by jonrick46 (We're being water boarded with the sewage of Fabian Socialism.)
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