February 24th, 2004

NewYorkNewYork

I shouldn't read the news

''After more than two centuries of American jurisprudence and millennia of human experience, a few judges and local authorities are presuming to change the most fundamental institution of civilization,'' the president said in urging Congress to approve such an amendment. ''Their action has created confusion on an issue that requires clarity.''

What is he talking about?
Freedom? Democracy? Equality?
Nope... same sex marriage.

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What the FUCK is wrong with this gaddamned country when over half of the people in it, in any given poll, are in favor of making it illegal for people to get married. Why are they so fucking THREATENED by that?
All this makes me so damned angry that I just don't have the words for it, or to even get out what it is that makes me so damned angry. It's especially vile that most of these people will invoke the name of a god to justify their insane, hateful behavior. Especially considering how incredibly misguided they are in thinking that the message of their faith can IN ANY WAY translate into this sort of intolerance.
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