The answer: This is not a question.
In the first place, basic
citizenship rights are not yours to give or take away. You
should re-examine this premise. Ask how well your own citizenship
rights might work for you if they were constantly subject to popular
votes and opinion polls.
Secondly, whatever you believe "their practices" to be,
you are engaged in class stereotyping, which is directly
within your power to control. You are also misinformed, which
unfortunately is not so easy to control.
Your point is that you think the world is interested in hearing
your personal views on others' private affairs because you have
some kind of religious mandate to express them. It's high time you
be disabused of this antisocial behavior.
You see, there is an enormous presumptuousness in second-guessing
the most intimate expressions of people you don't even know. Chances
are, you have never known a gay or lesbian person you liked. You
have met and liked them, but you didn't know they were gay.
Our point is that it's simply immaterial whether you believe that
each group living under the umbrella of civil liberties is enjoying
the "sanction" of a favored class of people who are free
to grant or withhold human rights. That's simply not true.
|Gays and other minorities are not asking for your "sanction"
and do not need it. We have already established that they already
have the full complement of civil liberties which you
fancy yourself as enjoying. We are insisting that the law finally
be directed, specifically, to enforce equal protection of those