Sunday, November 07, 2004

The gay marriage deception

The gay marriage deception
By Thomas Oliphant, Boston Globe Columnist  |  November 7, 2004
THE NEWS media have grossly misreported the contents of state referendum questions targeting Americans who are apparently seen as more dangerous to national security than John Kerry -- gay people.

Using unthinking shorthand that carries out the hidden agendas of the people who want gays banished to the fringes of society, the press has over and over again referred to these measures as banning gay marriage. In fact that is only accurate regarding three of the 11 initiatives passed last week.