A spokesman for a traditional values group says it's critical to
notice what's missing in advertising by homosexual activist groups
in states that will vote on marriage laws in November.
The ads feature heterosexuals promoting homosexual marriage.
According to an Associated Press report, one ad features a husband
and wife talking "fondly" of a lesbian couple in their
neighborhood; another a pastor talking "supportively" of same-sex
unions; and still another a married couple wanting "fair treatment"
for their lesbian daughter. But missing from the ads are ...
Matt Barber of Liberty Counsel Action tells OneNewsNow that
the approach being employed by homosexual-rights groups conforms to
a book titled After the Ball by Marshall Kirk and Hunter Madsen. In
that 1990 book, the authors contend that to gain acceptance of the
homosexual lifestyle, the movement must paint a different picture
in the public eye. Barber says that is nothing more than a
"They are distracting and diverting attention away
from the reality of what the homosexual lifestyle is all about --
distorted sexual behavior -- and trying to couch it in terms of in
terms of fairness," says Barber. "And having heterosexual folks as
the face of so-called same-sex marriage is a clever way to pull the
wool over voters' eyes."
The pro-family attorney says using heterosexuals in the ads is
"a con job."
"Because people naturally bristle when they think about what
would it take actually consummate a so-called same-sex marriage
between a man and a man," he explains. "People naturally have a
revulsion of this abnormal, disordered sexual behavior."
Barber says people need to understand that when they vote for
homosexual marriage, "they are voting to deconstruct the
institution of natural marriage."
Four states are voting on "gay marriage" this fall: Maine,
Maryland, Minnesota, and Washington. More than three dozen states
already prohibit same-sex marriage; six (plus the District of
Columbia) permit it.