Monday, February 25, 2013

Gay Marriage a Civil Right?

In New Jersey, Governor Chris Christie vetoed the Gay Marriage bill a year ago and encouraged law makers to put it on the ballot.

Really Chris?

Let's see how that would have worked in history...
~Woman's right to vote?
~Freedom of religion?
~Discrimination for age or sex? Or pregnancy?
~Black's right to vote? Or marry? Or even ride in the front of the bus? (God bless Rosa Parks-an American hero)
~Repeal of Prohibition (okay, that one might have done all right on the ballot)

See how this goes? So why is gay marriage not just a civil right as opposed to something to be judged by others? Is it really our business who marries who?

Chris Christie's veto of the bill is nothing but discrimination. He is refusing to give the same rights to gays that he enjoys; marriage. What is his motivation for the veto? Is he drawing upon his own religious views to govern New Jersey? Does he only represent the straight people in New Jersey?

Okay enough with the questions no one seems to be giving up answers to. I think everyone should write or email or call their representatives in the New Jersey Legislature and tell them that this is the land of the free. Our forefathers came to America to free themselves from religious persecution. They didn't write "Land of the free except if you're gay" into the Constitution. It simply state; Land of the Free. Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

Tell your representatives to get off the fence and override Christie's veto. Gay marriage is a civil right that should never be denied because we are in the land of the free.

Find your Legislator right here~!

Back to history? To segregate people by not giving them basic civil rights is kind of how Hitler's reign started...

"First They Came for the Jews"
By Pastor Niemoller

 "The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities." - Ayn Rand
First they came for the Jews and I did not speak out because I was not a Jew.

Then they came for the Communists and I did not speak out because I was not a Communist.

Then they came for the trade unionists and I did not speak out because I was not a trade unionist.

Then they came for me and there was no one left to speak out for me.

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