Maine GOP Rep: Even My Dead Gay Brother Wouldn’t Want Marriage Equality

I miss my brother and stay in contact with his partner because I love them both and know many other gay couples and love them dearly as well. The fact remains that God intended marriage to be between one man and one woman, and we have no right to redefine marriage. It has taken me a while, but I have finally figured out that God’s plan is better than man’s plan in all aspects of life. He constructed marriage this way for a reason. Numerous studies confirm this, showing that kids do much better when raised by their married mother and father.”

—Rep. David Johnson (R-Eddington) explaining how he still loves his deceased brother even though he’d want to deprive him of his rights, in a statement against Question 1, the state’s upcoming marriage-equality referendum.

h/t: Good As You

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  • 2eo

    Citing what dead people think, I’d say it is a new low, but I am not surprised. If only it was you that was dead David Johnson, that’d be swell.

  • Mjl-428

    I have a feeling that his dead brother’s partner is going to be making a statement soon and with some choice words for him as well as a history record. this is gonna be just like Colorado Rep. Coram. watch

  • dvlaries

    You really can fool some of the people all the time, I guess.
    It amazes me we still have citizens that don’t know there isn’t a walking upright politican left in this country that believes in any God but money. If Bush and Cheney really believed there was an accounting waiting for them in some ‘next life’ would either of them be able to sleep at night? But if the God talk will get the yahoos to sober up enough to make that 12 hour window to the polls, I guess it still works.

  • Dumdum

    I love how these guys talk about gods plan. White middle aged men talking about a white middle aged god with white middle aged heterosexual values. Do these morons have an app on their iphones and god just sends them text messages about what HE wants telling them HIS plan? If god really existed AND THERE IS NO EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE to suggest that HE, SHE, or IT does. I should think that a supernatural all knowing, all powerful being would have more important things to do. The bible is a BOOK written BY MEN FOR MEN. If you want be a superstitious brain dead knuckle dragging idiot that’s your business but it should not give them the right to dictate ANY aspect of my life or deny me the same basic human rights as EVERYONE ELSE. Well god told me just this morning that marriage should be only between tow men or two women and anyone who thinks differently should be stoned to death. And that anyone who talks to dead people or on behalf of dead people should also be stoned to death.

  • hf2hvit

    @2eo: And Mormons baptize dead non-Mormons

  • LaTeesha

    “Stay in contact with his partner” is no doubt Republicanspeak for “stalk”.

  • Little-Kiwi

    and this, folks, is why gay republicans don’t push for Equality – even their own pathetic piece of s** families who pretend to love them make it pretty darn clear that they DON’T.

  • avesraggiana

    Oooohhhhh….he’s kind of hot! In a Daddy-ish sort of way. And with a moustache like that I bet he wouldn’t object to being somebody’s DADDY.

  • The Real Mike in Asheville

    @avesraggiana: Run, quick, to a therapist, dude, cause, that man has has only ugly vile blood running in his viens.

  • Mjl-428

    @avesraggiana: I see older saggier men with no muscle mass and look like they’re about to croak that could be hotter than this asshole

  • Dumdum

    @Little-Kiwi: Ya know, I love you girl. But the self hate, self loathing, fu**ed up family thing is getting a bit old. WE know that part. THEY know that part. YOU HAVE SO MUCH MORE TO SAY! Maybe I am off base here. But the same diatribe serves one purpose. HOLY CRAP!!! Sorry, it does serve a purpose. Most of these people have the attention span of a fly. My Bad. Love you girrrl!!!

  • Daniel-Reader

    So this Rep is campaigning against Christianity because Moses, Samual, David, Abraham, Solomon, etc. were all polygynists with multiple wives blessed by the Christian god…King David alone was hand picked as the annointed one and he had hundreds of wives and concubines.

    Good to see this Republican Rep admit Christianity is a false religion.

  • Rockindad

    This “religulous” fool wouldn’t know God if she kicked him in the nuts.

  • LubbockGayMale

    LMAO… if I read your brother quoting YOU after you were dead, it would still be the same BS. Gimme a break, and shut the heck up!

  • Ogre Magi

    and people wonder why I hate christians

  • streeteditions

    There’s a reason there are moose in Maine that are lonely!

  • Dumdum

    @Ogre Magi: Hate is such a strong word. Truly a waste of energy. I do not like flies or gnats and I really loath mosquito’s. But HATE ??? Let it go bro, let it go.

  • Mjl-428

    @Ogre Magi:@Dumdum: Hate is a strong word. and usually accurate with a proper vindication

  • alterego1980

    Leading candidate for douche of the week…

  • Billysees

    @Dumdum: Re 4, “I love how…

    You said it correctly, ” …but it should not give them the right to dictate ANY aspect of my life or deny me the same basic human rights as EVERYONE ELSE”.

    That’s one of the great struggles we face and they call that “civil rights” of course.

    It means living as we want to or according to our own “pursuit of happiness” and as the laws-of-the-land allow without the interference or dictates of others.

    Any struggle worth while experiences the “3 steps forward, 1 or 2 step backwards” rule.

  • Billysees

    @Ogre Magi: Re 15, “and people…

    Christianity is the barrel.
    Christians are the apples.
    All the apples are different in size and taste and so on.
    So it is with this guy.
    He’s not capable of saying other than what he said.

    Get to know what other Christians say and think and the barrel won’t look so bad.

  • Billysees

    @Dumdum: Re 4, “I love how…

    Sorry, I forgot to say this.

    Thank God for Obama and his re-election cause he believes and thinks as you said.

    It may not be of much interest to you, but it is this “creator-God-Jesus-friend” I believe in that “ALLOWED and/or ENABLED” Mr. Obama to be the President in the first place and just made things happen so he’ll be our President for another 4 years.

    As we used to sing in church, “Praise God from whom all blessings flow”.

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