Skip to comments.Salvadoran coalition responds to US ambassador's push for gay 'rights'
Posted on 07/08/2011 9:55:57 AM PDT by markomalley
The U.S. ambassador to El Salvador has violated rules of diplomacy and international laws by writing an article encouraging homosexual rights, according to a coalition of pro-life and pro-family groups in the country.
Speaking directly to Ambassador Mari Carmen Aponte, the coalition wrote, (I)n clear violation of the rules of diplomacy and international rights laws, you intend to impose (a) new vision of foreign and bizarre values and intend to disguise (these) as human rights. The statement was published July 6 in the local newspaper El Diario de Hoy.
The rebuke of the ambassador occurred after she called for the recognition of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights in an article that appeared in the June 28 edition of La Prensa Grafica newspaper.
Aponte said that ensuring this change falls not only on the government but also on each one of us. She added that each generation had to bring their countries closer to equality and noted that progress would take time, but that the diversity of the Americas would be celebrated.
In response to the ambassadors article, a combination of domestic and international pro-life and pro-family groups accused Aponte of violating the Vienna Convention of the U.N. General Assembly, which states that diplomats are obligated not to interfere in the internal affairs of the receiving state, and that other states have the duty to respect the character of other states.
The coalition for life and family agreed with the ambassador when referring to the need to repudiate violence against homosexuals, bisexuals, transsexuals, etc. At the same time, they clarified that this does not mean accepting the legal union between same sex individuals or to add new types of families.
Not accepting the legitimacy of sexual diversity does not mean we are violating any human right, the group said.
The statement noted that the U.S. is a place where millions of defenseless and vulnerable unborn babies are murdered legally in the most cruel and merciless ways, which goes against human rights as well.
An official from the U.S. Embassy in El Salvador, who asked not to be named because he wasnt authorized to speak to the media, said in a July 6 interview with CNA that the ambassador was not commenting on foreign culture and laws; (she) was restating U.S. policy, because President Obama and Secretary Clinton have stated this position previously.
One of the reasons that we have ambassadors around the world is to explain U.S. policy outside of our border, so that is what she was doing, he explained. She is the presidents representative in this country.
But the pro-life and pro-family coalition did not want the ambassador to define what progress meant for the country.
We prefer to feel proudly old fashioned, keep our moral values, preserve our families and posses the clarity of what defines good and evil, their statement concluded.
Is Obama pushing homosexuality on the whole world? I thought it was just Pakistan. Now El Salvador. Sickening.
The State Department was bad in the early 90’s when I had some dealings with them: very DC-centric, awash in mushy-liberal group think, bureaucratic to the extreme.
I imagine that it has gotten far worse since then.
It’s pretty interesting how much El Salvador differs from Mexico. As far as I can tell though, I don’t think people in either El Salvador, Pakistan, or Russia, are interested in a bunch of scantily clad individuals walking down main street.
Barry´s not going to like this one bit.
La Noticia was the tabloid covering sports more than anything but it often made fun of the communists and published cadaver pics...just to be graphic.
There was also a bilingual weekly paper with each article appearing in both English and Spanish. It was very conservative when headed by maverick publisher and stern anti-communist Mario Rosenthal.
Most Salvadorans think of homosexuals as perverted as an obvious matter of fact.
That’s the main key here. The main key is simply feeling that specific behaviors aren’t good for someone. The problem is when people try to dodge around the behavior issue and treat people as a class based primarily on behavior. As wierd as this may sound, I have had a hard time wondering why homosexuality had to be expressed as the filthy kind of sodomy that deals with the part of the body that dumps feces. Why it couldn’t be some other kind of less-risky behavior, I don’t understand. Aren’t there other more sanitary ways to act out your attraction to the same gender than what is common practice among homosexual men? Just my thought that has yet to be answered.
The odd part about what you mention in being spiritually rich is the fact that Maslow’s hierarchy may have some truth to it.
Personal security of possessions, and hunger for food, and basic neccessities actually rank way above sexual gratification on that chart, or in the pyramid illustration, they rank at the foundation, which means greater importance.
It may explain a great deal, if thought of on a national scale, also about why many people feel as they do regarding the homosexual radical lobby in those nations. A nation with seemingly great apparent security of possessions and material wealth of its citizens may, in fact have a higher support for the homosexual agenda, than one in which the populace is rampantly impoverished, and the nation is fairly disarrayed.
Even AIDS “education” usually fails to state the one leading cause of transmission which is male homosexual activity. And other censored facts include the higher homosexual infection rates for a host of diseases.
“Even AIDS education usually fails to state the one leading cause of transmission which is male homosexual activity. And other censored facts include the higher homosexual infection rates for a host of diseases.”
Even in my high school sex-ed class, they mentioned anal peneteration as being the most contagious, or highest-risk kind of sexual contact for HIV, but censored the fact out that this was primarily a homosexual practice. Which is a sad turn considering the disproportionate spread of numerous diseases among the homosexual population.
“they need to make sodomy our chief export.”
The propaganda value of this to our enemies can’t be underestimated; every news story trumpeting another sign of “progress” pushes more people into the enemy camp. If this is what we have to offer, I don’t even blame them - maybe it’s just time to start over.
“Is Obama pushing homosexuality on the whole world? I thought it was just Pakistan. Now El Salvador. Sickening.”
It is everywhere, and it isn’t just Obama pushing it. The current war against Islam will drag on forever as the US tries to assert a moral superiority it loses more of every day with this evil we export behind those soldiers. We even set up governments that are required to have a certain number of women in government (25% representation in Iraq - we don’t even have a law like that HERE!). In the end it won’t matter, because there is no doubt on either side of “Hadrian’s Wall” as to which side will be the last one standing; the savages are already being invited through most “crossings” due to the demographic disaster unfolding on the “progressive” side of the wall.
I can hardly wait for the "Cleaning the Stables" celebration after the 2012 elections...
We don’t got no rules.
We don’t need no rules.
We don’t got to live by no stinkin’ rules.
it is the DNC party line
America resisted the homosexual agenda for awhile, but the younger generation is going along with it. In another generation, there will be no resistance. There may be no America.
When the wackos took over the Democrats in the 1960s, they instated sex & youth quotas in their party delegate selection process because they wanted to stop the Vietnam War.
This created more opportunities for, um, "mannish" women, and artificially skewed their influence. I'm now convinced feminist quotas and affirmative action opened the doors to the gay rights push by giving lesbians positions of influence they otherwise would not have had.
And now we're doing the same thing overseas.
Let him be first to get in the end.