Equality is such an easy ideal to embrace, it really is. I am fine with Gay marriage for instance, personally, I think it ought to be a state by state issue, with the people of the states making that decision. But, Gay marriage, like “equality” is not the issue with Gay activists. Gay activists, like all activists are people who have become obsessed with making everyone else live as the activist sees fit. It is not good enough for a Gay activist to allow different states to have different laws. NO, the activist must have all the states bend to their desires or else. If you are wondering, I have a natural distrust of anyone who calls themselves an activist. They set my BS meter off frankly.
All of that brings me back to the Equality Pimps. Take what Stacy McCain has been blogging about lately for example. An 18-year -old girl, had sexual encounters with another girl, age 14. 14 is below the age of consent, so this 18-year-old Lesbian is finding out, as many boys over the age of 18 have found out, that actions, if they are sexual in nature with minors, have consequences. Sounds fair right? Sounds like equality to me. But, nit to the Gay activist types, who are trying to recreate the civil rights movement. I will let Stacy pick it up here
You know how the “Free Kate” crowd say they have no agenda beyond “fairness” and “equality”? There is reason to doubt:
It’s difficult to describe my reaction to Kristin Ireland’s tearful “Lifetime movie” sympathy for Paige in Pennsylvania, jailed for being an 18-year-old having sex with a 14-year-old girl.
According to Ireland, this is a story about “railroading and “discrimination,” as if 18-year-old guys in Pennsylvania were routinely banging 14-year-olds without any fear of prosecution.
I think not, ma’am.
And I think Kristin Ireland wouldn’t be boo-hooing if this was a teenage boy doing time for statutory rape. No, her sympathy is reserved entirely for her fellow lesbians, and so therefore either:
- We must create a special Gay Jailbait Loophole to prevent the prosecution of “consensual” gay sex with 14-year-olds;
- We must effectively end all prosecution for such crimes, hetero or homo, because equal application of the law would occasionally result in some 18-year-old lesbians going to jail for dating ninth-graders, and this would make Kristin Ireland cry.
As I said, I am all for equality, but the activists here? They are about themselves.