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Paul Ryan was in Slytherin

Marshall says 'sodomy is not a civil right'

Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch (Virginia)

In a testy interview today with CNN's Brooke Baldwin on the Virginia legislature's recent refusal to appoint openly gay Richmond prosecutor Tracy Thorne-Begland to a judgeship, Del. Robert G. Marshall, R-Prince William, declared that "sodomy is not a civil right."

Marshall, a U.S. Senate candidate and one of the General Assembly's most conservative members, denied that he had lobbied against Thorne-Begland because he is gay, but instead termed him an "activist."

Marshall rejected Baldwin's comparison of the issue to civil rights and women's suffrage, remarking: "Sodomy is not a civil right. It's not the same as the civil rights movement."



Read more: http://www2.timesdispatch.com/news/virginia-politics/2012/may/17/marshall-says-sodomy-is-not-a-civil-right-ar-1922377/



These are seriously troubling times in Virginia.

As soon as I'm finished weeping with joy

I'm breaking out the martini glasses and the shaker



and then me and the Mr. just might get up to some celebratin'



Thank you, President Obama.
Thank you, Michelle.
Thank you, Sasha.
Thanks you, Malia.

A lot of these issues strike me as umbilical.

It's the evangelicals own fault that their positions are regarded as specious and disingenuous.
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