DKStories Posted October 26, 2011 Report Share Posted October 26, 2011 File this article under why voting Republican is voting to take away gay rights: http://www.advocate.com/News/Daily_News/2011/10/26/NH_House_Panel_Advances_Gay_Marriage_Repeal/ No matter what platform they run on, once elected modern-day Republicans first actions are to wage war on unions, women, gays and immigrants. In states with new Republican majorities from 2010, we have seen legislation that strikes at unions, a woman's right to choose, immigrants of all types, and of course gays. Now New Hampshire gets in the act to take away marriage after Democratic majorities passed the law in prior years. Fortunately this state still has a Democrat Governor who has promised to veto the bill once it gets to his desk. Even more fortunately, the Republicans don't have enough of a majority to override that veto. Until the Republicans control all three parts of that state's government, gay people should be allowed to continue getting married. Let this be a reminder that any right can be taken away if you give your opponents enough power. Today it's marriage, but give them a strong enough majority and they'll start taking othe rights away. In other states where they are stronger they have already started taking away domestic partnerships, discrimination protections, etc. They won't stop at marriage, they'll keep on pushing until they have the clout to start putting us in jail again. Quote Link to comment
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