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Gays, gays and gays… Oh My!

cal_screenshotEveryone knows the radical right is, for whatever reason, absolutely fixated on anal sex. Everything they do and say always seems to come back to the “homosexual agenda.”

This week, the Christian Action League of North Carolina takes the cake. In their weekly email newsletter, the group sent out summaries of their four latest “news stories.” The group isn’t just an anti-gay group, they’re pretty much an anti-everything group. It usually isn’t surprising to see “stories” ranting against tobacco and alcohol use, supporting higher tobacco and cigarette taxes and other prohibition-like sentiments. But, this week, it was all about “teh gays.”

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Back when Democrat Heath Shuler was running for U.S. House there was an awful lot of talk about how having any Democrat would be better than any Republican. Of course, it really doesn’t matter when the Democrat being elected is just as conservative as the Republican he replaced.

Shuler’s 11th District covers the western-most tip of North Carolina. It is a conservative district, no doubt, and he has to answer to the constituents who put him in office. But his anti-LGBT and other conservative stances make him more foe than a friend, something the Democratic Party doesn’t need as more and more LGBT people find the party distrustful and slow to tackle our civil rights.

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