Backward bigots |

Backward bigots

Twenty years from now, when homosexuals have been granted all the same protections and benefits of heterosexual married couples, we will look back disdainfully toward those who stood in their way.

The so-called “Champions of Marriage” who seek to prevent this change will be viewed as the backwards bigots they are, unable to get along with the rest of humanity, akin to the KKK and those who attempted to thwart the civil rights movements of the 1960s.

In this day of war, genocide, famine, rape, poverty and stealing, does it really matter to you that your neighbor seeks comfort in the arms of another man or woman, and why would this thought bring discomfort to you? Maybe a better question is, “If two consenting adults decided to consummate their affections towards each other in the peace and privacy of their own home, what business is it to you?” And if you’re in a quandary about it, let me give you the short answer: “None, whatsoever.”

To me, there is nothing moral about denying the love shared between two people. To deny that is to deny one’s pursuit of happiness.

Brody Hurst

Grass Valley

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