President Bush is scheduled to participate in a press conference in the White House Rose Garden today in which he will voice his opposition to LGBT families and call for the passage of an anti-LGBT marriage amendment in the Senate. According to 365gay.com News, the President is expected to surrounded by supporters of such a move, many of them evangelical, right-wing religious leaders.
The Senate will begin debate on the amendment at 2pm today. You can catch live coverage of the debate on CSPAN-2. Check their TV schedule for more details.
We all know this thing is going to fail. The radical right is doing nothing but pushing an agenda of hate, fear and bigotry. I find it disgusting that the good number of people supporting this discriminatory move are so-called “Christians.”
We all know the Republicans have a tough battle for these upcoming mid-term elections. They need hot-button social issues if they want even the smallest chance of winning or keeping what they already have.
What ever happened to sticking to the issues… like healthcare, terrorism, national security, education, etc. etc.?