Sunday, December 21, 2014
Stephen Harper and the Hidden Story of the Anti-Gay Judge
The other day I wrote about how appalled I was to see that Stephen Harper, and his ghastly stooge Peter MacKay, had appointed an anti-gay judge.
A law professor named an Ontario judge this week wrote two years ago for a conservative, U.S.-based institute that the legalization of same-sex marriage in Canada has harmed religious freedom and free speech, and led to the “indoctrination” of children in public schools.
Who sounded like he had sprung from the bowels of bigot America.
But then I decided to find out more about Bradley Miller.
And now I'm even more DISGUSTED.
For not only does he in this essay for a virulently homophobic group, grossly exaggerate the impact gay marriage has had on Canada.
Not only is it permeated with the clammy paranoia of crazy America's gay hating religious fanatics.
It has been argued that if same-sex marriage is institutionalized, new marital categories may be accepted, like polygamy. Once one abandons a conjugal conception of marriage, and replaces it with a conception of marriage that has adult companionship as its focus, there is no principled basis for resisting the extension of marriage licenses to polygamist and polyamorist unions.
The ones who compare gay marriage to someone marrying a dog.
Or a horse...
Not only does Miller dare suggest that the bullies are the victims.
The bully has become the victim. That’s the latest thinking of religious and social right moralists who still can’t seem to grasp the most basic precepts of living in a pluralistic society.
And that gay love is less than straight love.
It is astounding a Canadian jurist in the 21st century would posit that stability, fidelity and permanence are somehow the exclusive domain of traditional marriage.
When in fact it's just as human and just as beautiful.
The worst thing about Bradley Miller is what most Canadians don't know, and the Cons are trying to hide: his writings are used by religious bigots to deny LGBT people their human rights all over the world.
To coincide with the annual Taiwan LGBTQ Pride Parade held this weekend in Taipei, the Protect the Family Alliance turned to one such study to make a purportedly scientific, or at least academic, case against same-sex unions. It did so with the translation (available on its website and Facebook page) of an article by Bradley Miller titled “Same-Sex Marriage Ten Years On: Lessons from Canada,” published by the Witherspoon Institute, a Princeton, New Jersey-based non-profit.
To crazy America...
He's an anti-gay ICON. A beacon for bigots all over the world.
And the most disgusting thing is THAT is why the Cons made him a judge. To please their rabid religious gay-hating base who consider him a hero.
To believe in your soul that those of differing sexual orientation are destined for the fires of hell is not a crime. To ban them from public events or actively whip up hatred against them is. The stakes are considerably higher when those who ultimately interpret the law seem to have trouble making this distinction.
Peter MacKay knew that, and that's why he now enters the pantheon of Con hogs...
Having finally hit rock bottom, and been reduced to crawling through the gutter.
And of course Stephen Harper knew all about Bradley Miller because he has always been a stealthy anti-gay bigot, who has voted against EVERY bill designed to make life safer and better for LGBT Canadians.
As I pointed out in this old video...
And the good news? Most Canadians don't share Stephen Harper's views.
And while most gay people are gentle fighters for equality...
Nobody knows bigots better, or fights them as hard as they do.
As Stephen Harper is about to find out in the next election campaign
In the darkness of his own closet...
He has picked the wrong enemy.
They will attack him and his foul regime like they have never been attacked before.
His ghastly bigotry will come back to haunt him.
And it WILL help destroy him...
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