(for those of you unaware of or who do not remember, Rep. Sally Kern is the legislator from Oklahoma who was taped during a local Republican meeting. In her talk, she basically said that queers are more dangerouls than terrorists.)
Passing this on from The Queer Revolution:
So, being the angy revolutionary that I am, I decided to pop in on Sally Kern's website yesterday and drop her a message simply pointing out that she obviously has NO CLUE as to what the Constitution is or what it says and reminding her that there is a CLEAR separation of church and state. I thought all of you may be interested to see her response. Feel free to do the same!
Thanks for your email. I look forward to hearing from you. Every citizen should be as involved as you plan on being.
I'm sure you know that George Washington was the general of the American Revolution, President of the Constitutional Convention which gave us our Constitution, as well as our first U.S. President. Obviously he was someone who knows what the Constitution teaches. Did you know that on March 14, 1778 he kicked a soldier out of the Revolutionary army for engaging in sodomy? He, along with most of our Founding Fathers, enacted state laws that made sodomy a crime punishable by death. All people are created equal but homosexuality is a behavior. For centuries that was understood but today, because homosexuals want acceptance for their unnatural behavior, they are demanding it is their right to engage in that behavior because they are born that way. Thus they call it a civil right like with blacks. So what comes next? Pedophiles, rapists, murderers? People who engage in these behaviors say they were born that way and can't help themselves. We are all responsible for our behavior and saying something is who we are rather than what we do is only an excuse in order to engage in that behavior and, hopefully, escape the guilt.
On your second point, if you check your history, you will see that our Founding Fathers created our government as a Republic and not a democracy. I challenge you to find out what they meant by a republic. I'll not tell you because you would not believe me. Go to some original writings of our Founding Fathers to see what they actually said. They did not want a theocracy, nor do I. I want the Republic they created. On October 11, 1798 in his address to the military, John Adams said "We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion. Avarice, ambition, revenge, or gallantry, would break the strongest cords of our Constitution as a whale goes through a net. Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other." The First Amendment protects our religious freedom regardless of what religion one chooses or if no religion is chosen. But when you read what the Founding Fathers had to say, it is indisputable, that they believed religion and morality in all areas of life were absolutely necessary for our form of government. George Washington said "Of all the habits and dispositions that lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports." Washington's Farewell Address, September 19, 1796.
Please feel free to visit me any time you can at the Capitol.