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  • John Sharp
    It goes to show that Majority and democracy =DICTATORSHIP Best Regards John Sharp Apromen Co Ltd 6A CS Apartment 239 Soi Asok, Sukhumvit Soi 21. 10110 Bangkok
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      >From: "William J. Freeman" <wjf@...>
      >Reply-To: gaykingdom@yahoogroups.com
      >To: <gaykingdom@yahoogroups.com>
      >Subject: [gaykingdom] FW: Pro-Homosexual Groups Escalate Attacks on Christians
      >Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2005 14:38:09 -0500
      >FYI: When you call a bigot a bigot, they don't care for it. No one ever
      >said good Christians couldn't be good bigots too.
      >-----Original Message-----
      > <http://www.frc.org/index.cfm?f=WU05F09> Tony Perkins' Washington Update;
      >The Family Research Council
      > <http://www.frc.org/index.cfm?f=WU05F09&t=e> Tony Perkins' Washington
      >Update; The
      Family Research Council
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      >05F09> forward this to your Friends and Family! | June 13, 2005
      > <http://www.frc.org/img/PF/shim.gif>
      > <http://www.frc.org/index.cfm?f=WU05F09&t=e>
      > <http://www.frc.org/img/PF/shim.gif>
      >Pro-Homosexual Groups Escalate Attacks on Christians
      > <http://www.frc.org/img/item/WA05F36_NORMAL.jpg>
      >When FRC accused Senate Democrats who were obstructing President Bush's
      >judicial nominees of a "filibuster against people of faith," liberals
      >hastened to either deny or obscure the fact that conservative Christians
      >were being specifically targeted. But now, an escalation of
      >rhetoric and threats on the part of pro-homosexual groups is making even
      >clearer that their intention is not just to defeat, but to silence, people
      >with traditional values--even though they admit that a majority of Americans
      >share our views. In Canada, a leading advocate of same-sex "marriage" is
      >warning that fears of retribution against churches that believe in natural
      >marriage between a man and a woman are well-placed. Kevin Bourassa, one of
      >the first people in Canada to "marry" a same-sex partner, wants churches
      >that oppose the redefinition of marriage to be punished with the loss of
      >their tax exemption. "If you are collecting taxpayers' money, you should be
      >following taxpayers' laws," Bourassa declared. "We have a problem with the
      >Canadian government funding that bigotry." (Bourassa seems to
      believe that
      >charitable donations to churches actually belong to the government, but
      >that's another issue).
      >Meanwhile, in the U.S., the Southern Poverty Law Center, an organization
      >historically devoted to fighting racial discrimination, has decided to brand
      >the entire pro-family movement as "hate groups" and "extremists," like the
      >Ku Klux Klan. Yet it seems odd to apply the label "extremist" to a majority
      >of Americans, since their lengthy article (titled "Holy War") admits that in
      >2003 "opposition to gay marriage had climbed from 53 to 59%" and that a
      >"majority of Americans, 55%, now characterized gay sex as a sin." Be assured
      >that the Family Research Council will continue to stand, with a majority of
      >Americans, where we have always stood--against violence toward homosexuals,
      >but also against
      celebrating a behavior that is harmful to those who engage
      >in it and to society as a whole.
      >Additional Resources
      >Same-Sex <http://www.frc.org/get.cfm?i=PD05B01&f=WU05F09&t=e> "Marriage" Is
      >Not a Civil Right
      >The <http://www.frc.org/get.cfm?i=IS01B1&f=WU05F09&t=e> Negative Health
      >Effects of Homosexuality
      >States Continue the Defense of Marriage
      > <http://www.frc.org/img/item/WA05F37_NORMAL.jpg>
      >The arrival of summer coincides with the conclusion of legislative business
      >within many state capitals. With little more than a dozen state legislatures
      >still conducting business, the defense of marriage has continued to spread
      >across the nation. Taking the lead from Kansas voters, five additional
      >states (Alabama, South Carolina, South
      Dakota, Tennessee, and Texas) have
      >laid before citizens amendments to their state constitutions defining
      >marriage as between one man and one woman. Sixteen state legislatures have
      >pursued similar amendments, not all achieving success. Citizens in several
      >states (Arizona, California, Florida, and Illinois) have taken action where
      >their elected officials would not, initiating citizen petitions to
      >constitutionally protect marriage in their state. And let us remember, as
      >the state of Arizona modeled with the passage of a non-binding resolution,
      >the responsibility Congress has regarding the defense of traditional
      >marriage. We continue to urge Congress to pass a national amendment
      >protecting marriage. The recent federal district court decision in Nebraska,
      >joined by pending lawsuits against traditional marriage in
      numerous state
      >courts, continues to drive pro-family citizens in defending marriage and the
      >family throughout our nation.
      >Additional Resources
      >DOMA <http://www.frc.org/get.cfm?i=BC04D03&f=WU05F09&t=e> Won't Do It: Why
      >the Constitution Must Be Amended to Save Marriage
      >Nebraska <http://www.frc.org/get.cfm?i=PV05E02&f=WU05F09&t=e> Decision
      >Stirs Perfect Storm on Judges and Marriage
      >Challenging the Church
      > <http://www.frc.org/img/item/WA05F38_NORMAL.jpg>
      >I was in the Lone Star state again yesterday, this time to speak yesterday
      >morning at High Point Church in Arlington. The five-year-old church,
      >pastored by Gary and April Simons, is one of the areas fastest-growing
      >megachurches with a congregation of more than 6,000. In
      applauding Governor
      >Rick Perry for his stand last week in signing the parental consent
      >legislation into law and ceremonially declaring November 8 as the election
      >date for the state's marriage amendment, I challenged the church to take a
      >public stand for marriage by working to pass the amendment.
      >Please take a minute now to forward this Update to your family, friends,
      >church groups and others. This year presents so many key opportunities, and
      >we need to grow the FRC team to take advantage of these opportunities.
      >05F09> HERE TO FORWARD
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