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Response to sendero (Reply #37)

Sun Feb 15, 2015, 12:31 PM

69. And yet a few short years ago, all I heard from straight Democrats was that gay rights was a 'wedge

 

issue' or a 'hot button' or 'the third rail' and it was not until 2012 that our nominee for President did not openly denigrate the notion of marriage equality both personally and in the name of his God.
Now it's a placebo. That's so insulting to the millions who worked so hard, for so long, in the face of so much hostility to make progress.
In 29 States, your heterodoxy still allows open, legal discrimination against LGBT people in employment. Now tell me how social equality has nothing to do with feeding one's family again. Tell me that LGBT rights are not about economics again. Do you think we have no families, do not need jobs?
Not sure how 'populist' it is to dismiss workplace discrimination as an economic issue.

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