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NOM: Marriage Equality Could Lead to Acceptance of Pedophilia

There are 36 comments on the EDGE story from Aug 19, 2011, titled NOM: Marriage Equality Could Lead to Acceptance of Pedophilia. In it, EDGE reports that:

The National Organization for Marriage has smeared gay and lesbian families once more with a blog post written by the homophobic group's president, Brian Brown, who suggested that one consequence of allowing committed same-sex life partners to formalize their relationship with civil marriage might be the court-sanctioned approval of pedophilia.

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Bob

Houston, TX

#1 Aug 19, 2011
Believing in anything that NOM states could lead to complete insanity.
Aida Lott

Rockaway, NJ

#2 Aug 19, 2011
What a big steaming pile!

Maybe this nonsense will convince people that NOM is crazy!

“Crusading Fundies r hilarious!”

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#3 Aug 19, 2011
NOM spouting hateful, unsubtantiated nonsense. Shocker!!!

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#4 Aug 19, 2011
How does this group have ANY credibility left? I just don't understand how people can be so gullible to believe even half the crap Brown & Gallagher spew. I guess that's what religion does to you; makes you more likely to believe just about anything someone makes up.

“A Militant Homosexual”

Since: Jan 07

West Hollywood, California

#6 Aug 19, 2011
Desperate, ridiculous and utterly false.

“WAY TO GO”

Since: Mar 11

IRELAND

#7 Aug 19, 2011
What a crock of [email protected]!!!

I doubt anyone will ever accepting the harming of children!!!

“U never saw a cat in a hat B4?”

Since: Jan 09

What's Not to Love?

#8 Aug 19, 2011
WeTheSheeple wrote:
.... I guess that's what religion does to you; makes you more likely to believe just about anything someone makes up.
Yeah.. Well, isn't that what religion is? Nothing more than beliefs? or you can call it 'faith'... it's all the same
Paul in Vancouver BC

Vancouver, Canada

#9 Aug 19, 2011
Aida Lott wrote:
What a big steaming pile!
Maybe this nonsense will convince people that NOM is crazy!
The only ones that aren't convinced of that already are it's present members.
Paul in Vancouver BC

Vancouver, Canada

#10 Aug 19, 2011
And all this time I thought it was Catholicism that lead to pedophilia.
Disgusted American

Philadelphia, PA

#11 Aug 19, 2011
ohh so does that mean Brian Brown can Mollest his own kids? cause fatass Brian Brown...Marriage Equality is Here,its growing..and it aint going away......so, If you are so obsessed with pedophelia (which you seem to be) hey,have it - they're your kids, if thats what YOU'RE into..you fat Phuck.....just make sure you consult your (cough,cough --- wife)

“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#12 Aug 19, 2011
AdamTh wrote:
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Yeah.. Well, isn't that what religion is? Nothing more than beliefs? or you can call it 'faith'... it's all the same
My point exactly.

If you're gullible enough to believe in all knowing sky-god creatures, you're more likely to believe ANYTHING no matter how unlikely or irrational.
doublerainbow

Davenport, IA

#13 Aug 19, 2011
wrong you have catholic priests and boy scout leaders to do that.

“The Buybull is innerrrent.”

Since: Jun 08

Silver Spring, MD

#14 Aug 19, 2011
I pine for the good old, frothy lube days when the main bogeyman of the talibangelical homophobes was man on dog bachelor parties, or whatever it was.

That guy has faded so far from the mainstream political scene that it's hard to remember precisely what his fantasy was.

Praiz!

“Gay & Proud & Lawfully Married”

Since: Jan 07

Porterville CA

#15 Aug 19, 2011
Quoted from the article
"If this is true, then not only sodomy, but also fornication, adultery (e.g., spouse swapping,’swinging’), polygamy, group sex, prostitution, adult brother-sister or parent-child incest, and (depending on one’s views about the rights of animals and their capacity to consent) bestiality are protected as specifications of the constitutional right of privacy," George argued, before going on to offer the unproven assertion, "If consent provides the standard of inclusion within the right of privacy" then all of the other sexual activities he had enumerated "must all be admitted."

All the things Str8s are being arrested for now. ALL the moleatation cases here in Porterville have been Men against Girls. I case even was a youth pastor
SirAndrew

Kihei, HI

#16 Aug 19, 2011
It could also lead to us sprouting wings and flying. In fact, that's more likely. But neither will occur. NOM is just hunting for any slippery slope it can get people to buy. But, as they say, this dog won't hunt.

“Adam and Steve”

Since: Aug 08

Earth

#17 Aug 19, 2011
What the article didn't say was that acceptance of NOM can lead to "total necrosis of the cerebral neurons."

“LGBT Americans, We're ”

Since: Jun 09

Everywhere you are!

#18 Aug 19, 2011
Marriage equality could lead to acceptance of pedophilia – in one of those christian ran fantasy land theme parks.
hoodathunkit

Caledonia, OH

#19 Aug 19, 2011
Since NOM believes that the marriage of 2 consenting non-related adults will lead to the legalization of pedophilia, the only logical thing to do is to ban marriage. It's obvious that heterosexuals have the most to gain by legalizing pedophilia since the majority of pedophiles are heterosexual males.

“Post-religious”

Since: Apr 08

Location hidden

#20 Aug 19, 2011
Ahh, the "slippery slope" canard. One could make all sorts of claims using this weak and sophomoric tactic.

NOM's Brian Brown asks:

"Will courts which endorse orientation as a protected class decide down the road that therefore laws which discriminate against “minor-attracted persons” must be narrowly tailored to a compelling government interest?"

Does Brown have any evidence from any state or nation that has recognized civil marriage for same-sex couples that pedophiles have received any kind of additional legal protection because same-sex couples can marry, or that such protections are seriously being considered by authorities? Anywhere at all?

Does Brown have any evidence from any federal or state court precedent that pedophiles would merit protection against discrimination based on a strict scrutiny standard? As opposed to a rational basis standard? Any evidence at all? From any court at all?

Does Brown have any evidence that APA or any other professional medical organization has on the table an actual proposal to recommend that pedophiles be treated as a protected class under the law?

Even if one accepts the preposterous proposition that the Supreme Court would accept a "strict scrutiny" standard for pedophiles, is Brown unable to articulate a compelling governmental interest in denying pedophiles equal protections of the law based on a desire to access children for any purpose, including marriage?

NOM and Brian Brown and Maggie Gallagher know nothing about critical thinking. Either that, or they think that their readers and supporters don't.

“LGBT Americans, We're ”

Since: Jun 09

Everywhere you are!

#21 Aug 19, 2011
Jerald wrote:
Does Brown have any evidence from any state or nation ...

Does Brown have any evidence from any federal or state ...

Does Brown have any evidence that APA or any other professional ...
Brown doesn't need any evidence, he has "god's word" on it.

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