TX Bigot: Gay People Just Like Rapists and Murderers

TX Bigot: Gay People Just Like Rapists and Murderers April 14, 2015

The Texas state legislature is considering a bill that would prohibit funds from being used to issue marriage licenses to gay couples (pointless, of course, because that law would be overturned if the Supreme Court strikes down state bans on it) and they asked ignorant bigot Steven Hotze to explain why it’s a good idea. The predictable testimony:

Saying the state should only enforce laws that are “morally right,” Hotze explained how that determination is made, stating, “First you look in the Bible.”

“There are ways around the law. We have legalization — the Supreme Court, even though I believe it was completely wrong, said it is constitutional to kill a baby in the womb,” Hotze said. “I think it’s a horrible injustice and it’s unconstitutional. But, let me just say this, in Texas we said ‘We don’t believe that’s right. So we’re going to do everything we can to protect the unborn that we possibly can,’ and we’ve done that. And that’s the same thing.”…

Saying the state should only enforce laws that are “morally right,” Hotze explained how that determination is made, stating, “First you look in the Bible.”

“There are ways around the law. We have legalization — the Supreme Court, even though I believe it was completely wrong, said it is constitutional to kill a baby in the womb,” Hotze said. “I think it’s a horrible injustice and it’s unconstitutional. But, let me just say this, in Texas we said ‘We don’t believe that’s right. So we’re going to do everything we can to protect the unborn that we possibly can,’ and we’ve done that. And that’s the same thing.”

It’s just such a stupid argument. Do they really not grasp the distinction here? Let me spell it out: Whether a gay couple gets married or not does not harm them in any way whatsoever. It doesn’t affect them at all. Murder and rape obviously do. That’s why one should be illegal and the other not. It’s really not that difficult to understand. The average 10 year old could figure it out. Are they just dumb or are they being disingenuous? I don’t really care, to be honest. They are defending oppression with a monumentally idiotic argument.


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