The Let's Kill Some Gays Constitutional AmmendmentCalifornia is stereotyped as the archetypal liberal bastion, and home of homosexuality. Well, considering the republican party has been in the super-minority (not just minority... they don't even have enough numbers to obstruct) for a few election cycles now, that's probably a pretty accurate description. Nevertheless, people often forget that there are pockets of uber-conservatism in California (it's a huge frickin' state). One of the local CRISIS cell members recently proved that (thanks to lisa-im-laerm for the acronym for ChRIstian State of Idaho and the South!).The Let's Kill Some Gays Constitutional Ammendment by PyrrhusiVictoria
California, like several other states, has a citizen initiative process - basically, a way of allowing amendments to the state constitution to come directly from citizen proposals, rather than just through the state legislature. Citizen initiative organizers must draft a proposal, pay a $200 processing fee, and then accumulate 365,000 signatures. If they succeed in that, the proposal appears
Gay marriage will destroy America!On the contrary, homosexuality declined right around the time when various empires were on their deathbeds. Rome, for example, didn't ban homosexuality until the last century or so before its fall. Similarly, China banned homosexuality in the 19th century as part of the Self-Strengthening Movement; the Chinese Empire ended a few decades later. If anything, the decline of empires is associated with exclusive heterosexuality, not homosexuality. If America wants to avoid decline, allowing gay marriage is exactly what she needs to do!Gay marriage will destroy America! by fiskefyren
-with love from an agnostic
PS. Sorry about the misleading journal name, I'm still quite sane and well informed (unlike the religious), so don't you worry my lovelies <3
PSS. Also, please share this with any homophobes you might know, who oppose gay marriage.