July 26th, 2010
The National Organization for Marriage had this supporter out in Indianapolis today:
That’s Larry Adams. When the Trial Trackers interviewed Mr. Adams, a NOM staffer advised him not to say “anything inflammatory” but seemed to have no objection to Mr. Adams’ signage.https://youtube.com/watch?v=hqOIHugX4dk%26hl%3Den_US%26fs%3D1%22%3E%3C
In order to punish people for doing the wrong thing, you’re stopping sin like this here. If homosexuality was against the law, if it was punished like it’s supposed to be, there wouldn’t be so much homosexuality out here.
Bil Browning has additional photos at the Bilerico Project
And one more time with the solution:
UPDATE: To date (7/27) I’ve not seen any renunciation of the sign or its message by NOM or anyone affiliated with NOM. However, here’s the discussion that occurred when an equality supporter posted the sign on NOM’s Facebook page:
Eva Kurilova: Nice.
Although I fully understand that not all of you, not even a majority of you, want to hang/kill gays.
Unlike your failure to understand that most gay people have been peacefully protesting. That two people storming a podium does not equal an entire movement or an entire segment of the population, and so you constantly gripe about troublesome gay activists that the rest of us should answer for. Well, answer for this then. [picture of noose sign posted]
Dustin Brian Lee Tenney: The fact that nobody stopped them, and nobody on their side apologized for it doesn’t help your case Eva.
Nick Jones: Does peaceful protest also include women making out in front of the podium trying to make a mockery of the rally. If they were really peaceful protesters they would leave their megaphones at home as well as their lifestyle.
Theresa Preece: That depends on the meaning behind the picture and the verse. Not that I agree with the choice of “art” but it could be argued that when people willingly chose to live in sin- as in the case the sin of homosexuality- that they are chosing death over life. As in death to eternal life- and that the choice (the choice of death, which is represented in the two nooses) is on them. Again, I don’t agree with the choice of artwork, but as is the case – it is open to interpertation and that is one interpertation that differs from yours, Eva.
Shannon Williams: One can’t hold the conservative movement reponsible for what that scripture says. God, himself, wrote that verse, as well as all verses in his holy Word. If that verse bites, your beef is with the Creator of the Universe, not with any human.
I don’t see any disagreement with the sign’s message that gay couples should be executed.
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