Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Equality For All

It's true, Keith Olbermann made me very angry yesterday when I learned he doesn't vote. But then he wins me back by chastising those who voted in support of prop. 8, which called for a ban on gay marriage. An emotional yet eloquent piece, Olbermann references the absurdity of past laws that denied interracial marriage and also reminds us that any religious reasons for supporting a ban are in direct contradiction to the Biblical concept of doing 'unto others as you would have them do unto you.'
Let us also note, the term 'marriage' is man-made. The restrictions and boundaries the technical definition imposes are something humans created many, many years ago. Legally allowing gay marriage does not insult some other-worldly, spiritual concept, it merely corrects man's mistake, his long time homophobia that existed from the beginning of the spoken word because homosexuality, a biological state, has existed since the introduction of man on this earth.

1 comment:

Beth said...

You are my hero!!!