Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Prop 8: An offspring of the Anita Bryant crusade?

Keen News Service
January 12, 2010

Attorneys challenging Prop 8 in California painted the “Yes on 8” campaign today as a modern day copycat of Anita Bryant’s 1970s campaign to “Save the Children.” Gay-history scholar George Chauncey of Yale University testified that Bryant and her team made two arguments: “That simple tolerance of gays would mean they’ll become role models so kids would become gay,” and that gays are child molesters - and that these false arguments have been used by the proponents of Prop 8. [Link]

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