Saturday, November 08, 2008

Proposition 8

I'm very annoyed with the LDS church being singled out, protested, and even boycotted because of our support for Proposition 8. Why is the LDS church getting the most attention when there was a whole coalition of religions that were supporters of traditional marrage. Bishop William Weigan, head of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sacramento said the following:

"Catholics stand in solidarity with our Mormon brothers and sisters in support of traditional marriage--the union of one man and one woman--that has been the major building block of Western Civilization for millennia.

"The ProtectMarriage coalition, which led the successful campaign to pass Proposition 8, was an historic alliance of people from every faith and ethnicity. LDS were included--but so were Catholics and Jews, Evangelicals and Orthodox, African-Americans and Latinos, Asians and Anglos.

"Bigoted attacks on Mormons for the part they played in our coalition are shameful and ignore the reality that Mormon voters were only a small part of the groundswell that supported Proposition 8.

You may blame the LDS church for proposition 8 for passing, but there was a lot more people involved than just us. Don't boycott Utah; boycott your own state, seeing how the majority of the people in California supported the proposition.


Anonymous said...

You cannot have it both ways. You cannot come into our state and fund the lion's share of 30 million dollars, organize your people against us and then say, "Who us?" after you have destroyed our lives.

Don't worry, we're going to protest at the cathedrals and churches that helped you out -- or I should say, rode your coattails on this. And we are going to boycott locally, rest assured. But sorry Bob, there's a special place in gay hell for the LDS.

Remember, yours is an apostate church as far as the Catholics and Evangelicals are concerned so don't act so surprised when they hang you out to dry. You're on the wrong side of the law, the wrong side of history, the wrong side of a proud democratic march toward equality in this country and now you're on the wrong side of a whole lot of pissed off queens.

You asked for it.

BeatlesDiva said...

I just find it very ironic that California voted on the Democrat side and yet these same voters voted against Prop 8.

As for the individual who posted above, yeah that's great you have an opinion about this but how come you posted anonymously? You want your voice to be heard but you don't want to be caught voicing it?!? Strange.

Don't get me wrong, I support gay marriage, but it was the people say in the matter and now that's what the law is. You'll just have to accept the fact. There's been many laws passed that I didn't care for, but because many other people voted against my choice I have to adjust to it.

As for the rude comments that Anonymous said about the LDS church, how come you think it's right to spread hate around? If you want to change things you need to be understanding of others beliefs and vice versa