Comment: You are making a straw man argument.

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You are making a straw man argument.

I agree with everything you said, except for the fact that what you are implying is that Gays want to force their lifestyle on you and your family. By enlarge, they don't. Now, there is no doubt that there are a few in the Gay community who do express those desires, but it is a VERY SMALL segment and it does not represent the group as a whole or even a majority. I hear people say a lot of bad things about feminists and it's true that many of the most outspoken ones are out of their minds and I don't like them or agree with them. However, I do not make the assumption that they represent all women. They don't. I don't even assume that they represent all feminists and if most American's did assume that, then we would have opposed and negated their efforts in correcting some of their legitimate concerns.

I'm sorry to say but I think you have been fed a line of BS. Your heart is in the right place and that is good. You don't have to like or accept homosexuality. No one is trying to make you do so. You cannot, however, deny rights and/or privileges to gays or bikers for that matter. It's sad that we have come the point where we have to decide who gets what benefits. It would be much easier if there were no benefits to argue over, but that is not the case. Gay couples are forced to pay higher taxes, more legal fees, and have a harder time enjoying the legal privileges of a straight couple. This is neither acceptable nor moral (from a liberty perspective). There are legitimate concerns here that should be dealt with. I hope you can take the time and put forth the effort to determine what is legit and what is not. Judge each opinion or issue on it's merits alone, not on your opinion of a movement.

Many of your concerns are not concerns about gay people. You are confusing the issues. If you object to teaching gay sex in public schools, then your beef is with public schools and I would agree with you. If you object to gays in the media, then your beef is with the media and I suggest you turn off the TV. The list goes on.

"When I say liberty I do not simply mean what is referred to as 'free enterprise.' I mean liberty of the individual to think his own thoughts and live his own life as he desires to think and to live..." - Robert A. Taft