blame religious whitey

Discussion in 'Politics' started by lassic, Nov 7, 2008.

  1. lassic


    if they need someone to blame,
    blame Obama who brought a influx of new voters such as Blacks and Hispanics who are more religious,0,3827549.story?track=rss

    Gay-rights activists criticize the church for helping to collect millions to aid passage of ban on gay marriage.
    By Jessica Garrison and Joanna Lin
    November 7, 2008
    More than a thousand gay-rights activists gathered Thursday afternoon outside the Mormon temple in Westwood to protest the role Mormons played in passing Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marriage in California.

    It was the latest in an escalating campaign directed against the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for its role in marshaling millions of dollars in contributions from its members for the successful campaign to take away same-sex marriage rights....

    LOS ANGELES, Nov. 6 -- Any notion that Tuesday's election represented a liberal juggernaut must overcome a detail from the voting booths of California: The same voters who turned out strongest for Barack Obama also drove a stake through the heart of same-sex marriage. Seven in 10 African Americans who went to the polls voted yes on Proposition 8, the ballot measure overruling a state Supreme Court judgment that legalized same-sex marriage and brought 18,000 gay and lesbian couples to Golden State courthouses in the past six months....