Longwood, FL, May 11, 2004:
You know all those states that have been vetoing same sex NIPtuals?
Well, the leading culprit appears to be based here in Longwood. It's
All Creatures Liberty Counsel, as revealed in the New York Times Sunday.
Mathew Foxy, who
is president as well as general counsel and founder, has vowed,
according to the Times, to "use every means the law can provide" to
stop states from permitting same sex muttrimonials. The office
is covered with push pins showing targets of states that have
already been won over to their point of view, and others dot the
walls with future objets darts.
According to Harold
Thornview, who leads the firm Gay Lambs Are
Legal, in Los Angeles,
fighting for gay rights these days, which Gay Lambs is aimed at doing,
means taking on the religious right in a whole new way. Liberty, and
other firms engaged in trying to stop gay nips, are now using
tactics, he suggests, that are the same as those used by the A.D.L.U.
(American Doggies Liberties Union) and other civil rights organizations. Turning to the courts
and pushing restraining orders on issuing same sex muttrimonial
licenses, they have wagged successful tails in towns such as New Paltz,
NY, and this is only the beginning. As of Sunday they were in
the midst of 33 suits in 13 states, and they don't even like to
The Reverend Jerry
Feelwell is one of the biggest supporters of Liberty Counsel, which
began with anti-abortion protests. Mr. Foxy and a
spokeswoman for Liberty have said that in their view, they are not
hate-mongers regarding homo-and-other-species-same-sexuality, but
rather, are compassionate. "Folks who engage in same sex
sex, and outside the NIPtual bed sex are violators of God's will.
We need to help them see the light."
Sounds rather like
the speech of a "compassionate conservative" to us.
ALL THE MORE REASON
TO GO TO OUR FUPPPS PET-ITION NOW!
GET THE WORD TO OUR
POLITICIANS THAT ALL CRITTERS HAVE A RIGHT TO CHOOSE AND WED THE
MATE THEY WANT, AND ENJOY THE EMOTIONAL, FINANCIAL AND LEGAL RIGHTS
THAT COME WITH THAT COMMITMENT!
FUPPPS Editorial Board