Gary Glenn is the head of the American Family Association of Michigan. As such, he is predictably a bigot and, quite frankly, not all that bright. Here he is claiming that if the Supreme Court strikes down laws banning gay marriage, state governments should ignore it — just like Martin Luther King would want them to do.
“With the heritage we have from the freedom fighters and the Freedom Riders who came before us. God forgive us if we fail to stand. But if we do, as Martin Luther King said we should do to fulfill our Christian duty, we will threaten those, we will over come those who threaten our faith and freedom. And we will be proud to stand with you in that struggle for our faith [and] we will be blessed for doing so.”
These comparisons are so utterly moronic. Martin Luther King was fighting for freedom and equality. Bigots like Glenn are fighting against freedom and equality. As usual, when the wingnuts talk about freedom what they mean is the freedom to oppress others.