Democrats to "criminalize criticism of homosexual conduct"?

The Traditional Values Coalition warns of impending "anti-Christian" hate crimes legislation.

Alex Koppelman
November 15, 2006 3:27AM (UTC)

Just in to our in box, this release from the Traditional Values Coalition, a Christian-right group.

In it, the TVC's Rev. Lou Sheldon castigates the American public, saying, "Americans voted for a change in Congress. They obviously have not seriously considered the kind of changes they may have to cope with once the homosexual agenda goes into full swing in the Senate and House." It seems that the "pro-homosexual Democrats" want to "criminalize criticism of homosexual conduct and to violate religious freedom and freedom of conscience."


Mostly, it seems, Sheldon is discouraged by the failure of America to listen to his counsel: "TVC did everything in its power to educate and inspire our supporters to vote for candidates who uphold traditional morality," he writes. "We tried to warn voters what would happen should liberals gain control of Congress in January. We fear our predictions will be correct -- and religious freedom and free speech will die by a thousand cuts -- beginning in 2007 ... My hope is that the damage done to our cultural foundations will be minimal during these next two years of liberal occupation. With Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the House and Harry Reid as Senate Majority leader, God help us."

Alex Koppelman

Alex Koppelman is a staff writer for Salon.

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