Wednesday, March 14, 2007


That's right, the Catholic position threatens the GLBT community's democracy, or so they believe. I guess rights are only rights if they are GLBT rights. Opposing rights have no freedom at all because democracy, according to the GLBT community, has prescribed limitations. And don't even ask about religious freedom. In the GLBT world religious freedom appears to be an anachronism along with freedom of speech, when one is speaking of the Catholic moral position. In fact they are doing the very thing they claim to oppose when it takes place in the Catholic community. "Rights for me are inalienable; rights for you are conditional"--that would seem to be their position. From Gay.com:

The Catholic Church's obsessive homophobia is becoming a threat to democracy, says the Gay and Lesbian Humanist Association (GALHA).

Commenting on the appeal from the pulpit by the Archbishop of Birmingham Vincent Nichols to persuade his flock to oppose the Sexual Orientation Regulations and the announcement by the Bishop of Motherwell Joseph Devine that he would not be voting for Labour in the May elections, GALHA's secretary George Broadhead said:

"The Catholic Church is becoming much more politically active throughout Europe, not only in Britain, where it is still fuming over the refusal of the government to exempt it from the Sexual Orientation Regulations, but also in Italy, where the Vatican is agitating very hard to scupper civil partnership legislation, and in Spain where it is still opposing the gay marriage laws as well as proposed changes to the education system that downgrade the importance of Catholic education in schools."

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