Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Make the Right Decision, North Carolina

If you've been paying attention to any news outlet or Twitter or your nutty Southern Baptist relatives on Facebook, then you're probably aware that the people of North Carolina will be voting on Amendment One today.

Amendment One is the controversial, and slightly confusing, bill that would define marriage as a union between one man and one woman. This measure would outlaw civil unions, domestic partnerships, and while gay marriage is already illegal in North Carolina, it would add the ban to the state constitution.

The all-encompassing legislation seems to have a healthy share of supporters, which is surprising considering that the South is usually the beacon of acceptance and forward thinking.

Basically, a bunch of Bible-thumping hicks think that this bill is the cat's pajamas, because they like to cherry-pick phrases from the good book that backs up their bigotry. 

Like Pastor Ron Baity, who says that homosexuals should be prosecuted for their "perverted lifestyle".

Really, asshole? Really?

But for all of the horrible people who hate homosexuals, because they undoubtedly want a dick in the mouth, there are a slew of progressive North Carolinians who think that the protections of marriage should be allotted to everyone.

For any of my readers in North Carolina, please do the right thing and vote NO on Amendment One, because every American is entitled to the privileges that a legal marriage provides.


BlackLOG said...

Amendment One is the controversial, and slightly confusing, bill that would define marriage as a union between one man and one woman.
OK I’m confused – How do they select this one man and one woman?

If the reason behind Amendment One is that North Carolina are trying to save money (everyone knows weddings are hellishly expensive) they could select a hermaphrodite, giving them a 2 for the price of 1 deal.

On a similar vein you kind of hope that the bunch of Bible-thumping hicks are all hermaphrodites so that you could, with a clear conscience, tell them to go F*ck themselves....

HeatherRose said...

A man can't marry another man in North Carolina, but he can still totally marry his first (female) cousin! Way to be progressive, NC...

MonsteRawr said...

What? Do the right thing and afford everyone the same rights that they themselves enjoy because it's the fucking right thing to do?

You expect too much from them.

Ally Gregory-Moore said...

It is weird living in the South sometimes. My wife and I hold hands in public and no one even looks at us twice. However, we know that an unfortunate amount of the Southern population hates us. It is a strange feeling.

L-Kat said...

I'm sad for North Carolina. And our country. We are taking steps backwards. Some days, it's hard to be proud to be American.

Allie said...

BlackLog- You're back! And just in time to tell these hicks to go fuck themselves!

You've been missed, my dear.

Heather- Lol! Thank you for pointing that out! I always forget to mention that most of these PRO MARRIAGE are also PRO INCEST.

MonsteRawr- I know, what a ridiculous expectation.

Ally- Only in the "Bless Your Heart" South can people hate you with such affection.

L-Kat- Agreed! At least the president came out in favor of gay marriage today. It helped my heart a little.

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Shaneiferd said...

Ugh. There is so much I can say about North Carolina and the ignorant backwoods hicks that reside there. It's funny, because my dad lives in North Carolina. He's a highly educated man, but also a conservative. I wonder how he feels about all of this...but truthfully, I don't even want to know. We already fight about politics enough. He's one of those people that blindly supports conservatives and thinks Romney shits gold nuggets.