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NOM Co-Founder: Gay Marriage The Result Of The Breakdown Of Marriage, Children The Victims

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One of the co-founders of the National Organization For Marriage spoke strongly about his vision of what marriage is, and how children and same-sex marriage are the victims and result when it breaks down.

Robert P. George is one of the world’s most committed anti-gay activists. He co-founded the National Organization For Marriage (NOM) with Maggie Gallagher, he wrote the Manhattan Declaration – which advocates anarchy rather than acceptance of laws enabling same-sex marriage and abortion – and he is the Vice Chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). George is also a Princeton professor, a senior fellow at the Witherspoon Institute – the group that funded the embarrassingly flawed Mark Regnerus anti-gay parenting “study,” and sits on an advisory board for a Utah Mormon-owned top newspaper. And that’s just for starters.

Earlier this month, Professor George delivered a lecture at a conservative Christian think tank, the Institute on Religion and Democracy.

George told attendees that same-sex marriage is the result of the breakdown of the “marriage culture,” an imaginary conservative utopia that never actually existed in America, and a concept that Americans long ago rejected. 

“Same-sex marriage did not cause the breakdown of the marriage culture,” George announced, but it is “the final abolition in law of the very idea of conjugal marriage that grounds the norms of marriage, that enables marriage to play its social role.”

In other words, marriage was broken before same-sex couples decided they wanted in on it, and now that they’re winning, they’re destroying it.

George adds that he’s in the marriage fight for the children, and because he wants to end poverty. Unsaid, though, George wants to end poverty for all, except gay families.

His fight for an ideal of the institution of marriage isn’t “some abstract moral thing,” George says, it’s a fight for the well-being of children, “who are, in the end, the victims of a culture that throws marriage under the bus.”

Yes, same-sex couple want in on the institution of marriage, while we want to “throw marriage under the bus.”

Just because.

Prof. George explains why he is “in the marriage fight.” He’s in it “to fight for the marriage culture precisely because I want to fight poverty. Because I want young people to grow up with the kinds of material, moral and spiritual advantages that you have only where there’s a healthy marriage culture.”

Gays need not apply.

 

Video and screenshot via Christian Post

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Putin’s ‘Iron Doll’ Says Russia ‘Will Have to Think Whether to Re-Install’ Trump ‘Again’: Report

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A political commentator and television host on Russian state TV appears to have suggested Russia installed Donald Trump as president in 2016, attempted to do so in 2020, and has yet to decide whether or not to do so again.

Russia “will have to think whether to re-install him again as the American president. We haven’t decided yet,” declared Olga Skabeyeva, known as the “Iron Doll of Putin TV” due to her criticism of the Russian president’s opponents.

The Daily Beast’s Julia Davis, who is the creator of the Russian Media Monitor, posted the video to Twitter, as Mediaite reported.

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“The other day, Trump promised to destroy the Russian Federation,” Skabeyeva says, according to subtitles in the video Davis posted. “To destroy Putin’s hegemony, as he put it.” Skabeyeva suggested Trump might lose Putin’s support as a result.

Citing her “recent remarks about the onset of ‘World War III,'” that “raised eyebrows across the world,” Insider in April called Skabeyeva “one of Russian state media’s most prominent propagandists.”

A 158-page bipartisan and unanimous report published by the Republican majority Senate Intelligence Committee in 2020 revealed that Russia interfered in the 2016 U.S. election to help Donald Trump win the White House.

 

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Trump Endorsed Pro-Gun GOP Nominee Apologizes After Urging People to ‘Move On’ Hours After July 4 Mass Shooting

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The far-right pro-gun Republican nominee for governor of Illinois has apologized “if” his remarks, telling people to “move on” from the Highland Park Independence Day massacre that left six people dead and dozens wounded, “diminished the pain being felt across our state.”

Darren Bailey, a GOP state lawmaker who won his party’s nomination and is endorsed by Donald Trump, turned the horrific July 4 shooting into a campaign event.

Surrounded by supporters holding signs featuring his logo and others that said, “Fire Pritzker” – the current governor and his Democratic opponent – Bailey posted a Facebook live video saying, “we’re just going to take a moment and pray for the families [inaudible] pray for the law enforcement and even the organizers of this parade.”

“The shooter is still at large so let’s pray for justice to prevail, and then let’s move on and let’s celebrate the independence of this nation. We know the mission,” he said. “We have got to get corruption and evil out of our government.”

Insider adds that in Bailey’s video he also linked the Highland Park mass shooting to the “tough weekend in Chicago.” Highland Park is about 30 miles from Chicago. Fox News and right-wing media often focus on gun violence in that city, despite the fact that less than half the illegal guns used in crimes in Chicago come from Illinois.

“My intent was to pray for the victims and those affected by today’s tragedy and for the shooter to be caught and prosecuted without further loss,” Bailey said in a statement, Insider reports. “I apologize if in any way we diminished the pain being felt across our state today.”

In April Bailey held a fundraiser to “win one of these great guns” and “help fuel our movement to reform Springfield and restore Illinois.”

In December Bailey, who has called “guns and hunting” a “family tradition,” tweeted out an article in which he is quoted saying, “I will die on my porch before I give up my guns.”

 

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‘This Is a Business’: New Footage of Trump Family Emerges From Jan. 6 Investigation

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Newly revealed video footage shows how close British filmmaker Alex Holder got to the Trump family in the lead-up to the January 6th insurrection.

The family allowed Holder to gain exclusive access to them and the former president’s inner circle in the period between the 2020 election and the attack on the U.S. Capitol, and Politico obtained a new trailer for the upcoming documentary “Unprecedented,” which will stream on the Discovery+ network.

“Ivanka frets about a line on her dress, and jokes about covering it with a pet roaming about. ‘Can I borrow your dog?’ she asks her makeup artist,” Politico reported. “Jared nervously repositions his tie and asks, ‘Is that okay?’ Don Jr., seen at a rally, screams, ‘We will make liberals cry again!’ Eric is caught on a phone call, mysteriously saying, ‘For the sake of this country, we’re going to get these guys.'”

Those mundane moments build up to Jan. 6, and the film shows Donald Trump encouraging his supporters to march down Pennsylvania Avenue to the Capitol, and Holder’s photographer joins the throng.

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“We’ve got to get the roaches out, all of them,” a Trump supporter yells to the photographer.

The documentary crew also recorded scenes from the ensuing attack, and Holder has turned over the raw footage to the House select committee investigating the riot.

“Gaining power is easy,” the narrator says in the trailer. “Surrendering it is not.”

Watch the video below or at this link.

 

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