Skip to comments.Queen fights for gay rights: Monarch makes historic pledge
Posted on 03/10/2013 4:04:25 AM PDT by haffast
The Queen will tomorrow back an historic pledge to promote gay rights and gender equality in one of the most controversial acts of her reign.
In a live television broadcast, she will sign a new charter designed to stamp out discrimination against homosexual people and promote the empowerment of women a key part of a new drive to boost human rights and living standards across the Commonwealth.
The charter, dubbed a 21st Century Commonwealth Magna Carta declares: We are implacably opposed to all forms of discrimination, whether rooted in gender, race, colour, creed, political belief or other grounds.
The other grounds is intended to refer to sexuality but specific reference to gays and lesbians was omitted in deference to Commonwealth countries with draconian anti-gay laws.
The charters Gender Rights vow says: We recognise that gender equality and womens empowerment are essential components of human development and basic human rights. The advancement of womens rights and the education of girls are critical preconditions for effective and sustainable development.
Ben Summerskill, chief executive of gay and lesbian rights group Stonewall, said the Queen who he called a feminist icon had taken an historic step forward on gay rights. He said: This is the first time that the Queen has publicly acknowledged the importance of the six per cent of her subjects who are gay. Some of the worst persecution of gay people in the world takes place in Commonwealth countries as a result of the British Empire.
And he said her support for womens empowerment led to the inescapable conclusion that she supports equal rights of accession.
The Palace has finally caught up with public opinion, he said.
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Well, they have turned the UK over to the muzzies, they might as well add the homos to that list.
This is so disappointing. For decades we’ve watched as Prince Charles degenerated into a certified loonie with weird views even while his Mum stood as a rock of steadfastness and respectability while all about her things was going absolutely crackers.
Not any more. At least the crew of the Titanic attempted to dodge the iceberg, not deliberately steer the ship toward its doom.
Chaucer: “For if the gold rust, what shall the iron do?”
May God have mercy on her soul and convince her of the damage she is doing to her Kingdom.
I wouldn’t want to face my Creator at a judgement bar having given aid and comfort to a group of people practicing what God has proclaimed an Abomination.
I really doubt that the Queen is intentionally pushing for homosexuality and social decline.
She has been at this for a really long time and comes from a different era.
I bet she’s glad to be in the late 80s and won’t have to witness the final collapse of what was once one of the most intellectually advanced countries in modern history. All the young idiots will continue their business.
I don’t accept the concept of monarchy. There is no “queen.”
Maybe these knights too?:
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This is shocking. I’ve always admired Elizabeth, and I’ve defended her on this forum.
No more; I’m done. How sad and how disgusting.
RE: Gay Rights
What exactly does that very vague word mean?
Gays already have rights — CIVIL RIGHTS, like everybody else.
Does the Queen include the right to redefine marriage so that every religious institution that cannot go against their doctrine will have to discard it to recognize the homosexual’s “right” (note the quotes) to marry?
For instance, if a British Catholic views matrimony as a Holy Sacrament instituted by God ONLY RESERVED FOR THE UNION OF ONE MAN AND ONE WOMAN, is he violating the Queen’s principle of Gay Rights?
Why not say so DIRECTLY Elizabeth?
Nut bags are simply released from therapy and this is what we get. Deviance promoted by homowod, the old media, and sex offenders. What causes homosexuality? There is not a shred of scientific evidence to support the idea that homosexuality is genetic. All such studies that once purported to support that idea of a gay gene have been discredited. Even the weak-minded can understand that if it was genetic, identical twins would always both be gay 100% of the time. On average if one is, only about 50% of the time the other is also gay. Unfortunately, common sense is lost on homosexuals who are simply obsessed with their illness. There are various factors, however, that are associated with being gay. These include: detached parenting (especially from the father), childhood sexual abuse by adult homosexuals, and accusations at a young age about lack of athletic ability in a boy. Cultural factors also play a role; homosexual rates increase in societies that accept the practice. Can homosexuals change? Yes. The cure rate is about the same as alcoholism. Depending on the study, the success rate of those wanting to leave the lifestyle is between 30% and 70%. Even though the success rate is not 100%, like other difficult pathologies, we should not assume that therapy is ineffective.
Wonderful! I’m assuming this “charter” rescinds the Act of Settlement (1701) and the Roman Catholic Relief Act (1829) which bar Catholics from the throne and the premiership respectively.
Well that just proves inbreeding and the rest we already read in the history books.
No, what we are witnessing is the unfolding of Romans 1:22-1:25:
Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, 23 And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things.
24 Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves: 25 Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.
"Professing themselves to be wise" per verse 22: "You Christians are outdated. You need to get with the times! Accept that life has no meaning and man is nothing more than a glorified monkey! There is no basis for right and wrong since we're just and accident. Therefore, who are you to judge?"
In verse 23 we see reference to the idolatry of our day, whether it be through sports teams (representing birds and beasts, "ball" has replaced "Baal"), man (like Obama, who is worshipped as a sort of god by many), or Gaia.
Verse 24 should be pretty self-explanatory.
In Verse 25 we see a reference to the practice of calling good evil and evil good. It is evil, according to the spirit of the age, to warn a friend who is destroying himself with a homosexual life and good to affirm his destructive behavior.
There really is nothing new under the sun, my friends. Though knowledge has increased, wisdom has not. We are not "more advanced" than people of any other age. We are on the threshing floor, and God is separating His wheat from the chaff.
These pro-homo people are all asking for the wrath of God to come upon humanity. They are sickos.
Fortunately I searched to see if someone responded this Bible verse. Fits today to a “T”.
I suppose this means they found out Kate’s having a girl.
Clearly, the queen’s recent illness deleteriously affected her brain. Bob
A queen who plays the queen.... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IloIoGj5Mj0
Now we know and finally have proof that after all these years the Queen is ACTUALLY a comedian named Scott Thompson!!!