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I'm a big fan of checking out the BBC from time to time. Sorry to say, but the US media doesn't cover much in the world that is not directly related to American interests. (Well, I suppose NPR does, but I oppose tax-funded state-run media, unless the taxes in question were provided by other people, i.e. the Brits. But I digress...)

I was trying to find a story I heard today on local radio about a British man who peaceably protested a gay pride parade in London by holding up a sign which said something to the effect of (and I'm paraphrasing) "COULD IT BE THAT HOMOSEXUALITY IS AN ABERRATION?" The sign also had a Bible verse on it.

For this display of intolerable intolerance, the gentleman was beaten by a mob, arrested, and sentenced to a year in prison for hate speech.

When trying to find the story on the BBC's site, I stumbled across this little doozy:
Freedom of expression is not absolute. There are limitations and it should not be used to propagate racist, Islamophobic, anti-Semitic and other xenophobic views. Such views can incite people to hatred.


Would that they had included "anti-American" and "anti-capitalist." I'm glad the Brits are our friends, but I'm even more glad that we, unlike them, have a written Constitution.

That's all I have to say about the gay stuff. I really don't care. The real travesty is that 4 unelected judges in one state dictated to that state's legislature what type of law the people's representatives had to enact, regardless of the wishes of the people of that state, and that this diktat may also by default force the same legislation on the entire country. That's not democracy, my friends. Gay and straight alike (and polygamist and sheep-lover) should oppose rule by fiat.







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