Coming Out of Left Field

Monday, February 09, 2004

Defend, don't amend!

Two days to go before the Massachusetts legislature takes up a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage. The anti-gay activists had 2,000 people, most of them clearly bused in from out of state, spewing messages of hate and bigotry on Boston Common. I went to the counter-rally across the street, where we shouted slogans (like the above) and sang.

It was discouraging to see so many people who, under the guise of "letting the people vote," are willing to write discrimination into the constitution. Where the hell is Michael Moore when you need him?

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