Peter Sprigg crawled out from under the moist stone the Family Research Council calls home and joined CNN‘s Soledad O’Brien to
take a dump reflect on President Obama’s historic call to action on LGBT civil rights.
“We as social conservatives do not agree with the president’s attempt to link the modern homosexual movement with the women’s rights movement or the civil rights movement for African Americans,” said the FRC senior fellow. “The irony is that homosexuals already have all the same civil rights as anyone else.”
Sprigg clearly has a working knowledge of irony akin to Alanis Morissette as his group actively tries to deny the “homosexuals” those “same civil rights.” Ah, it’s like rain on your gay wedding day, isn’t it Sprigg?
Sprigg’s brother in bigotry, National Organization for Marriage’s Brian Brown, expressed similar views on NOM’s blog: “Gay and lesbian people are already treated equally under the law. They have the same civil rights as anyone else; they have the right to live as they wish and love whom they choose. What they don’t have is the right to redefine marriage for all of society.”
Aside from the marriage debate, both Sprigg and Brown seem to have never heard of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, since LGBT people can still be fired based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. And if that’s being treated equally under the law, well the scales need some balancing.
(h/t: The Raw Story)