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kweerwolf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-30-05 10:46 AM
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Dobson's lawyers nix homosexual name grab
(From the ultra right-wing World Net Daily ... be forewarned that you might want to bathe after reading this crap.)

The installation of a new leader of the predominantly homosexual Metropolitan Community Church, held at the Washington Cathedral yesterday, was to be accompanied by the announcement of a new program called "Focus on the Human Family," but attorney's for Dr. James Dobson's "Focus on the Family" intervened to protect the Christian ministry's trademarked name.

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"It's a bit puzzling," said Wilson. "The ministry of Metropolitan Community Churches is so different from that of James Dobson. His group tends to focus on one kind of family, what they often mistakenly call the "traditional family." In Metropolitan Community Churches, we believe that God's people find many ways to create family, and that includes gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender families."

"Even though many of our views are diametrically opposed, apparently Dobson's organization feels the name of Metropolitan Community Church's new campaign could create confusion for people," she added.

However, it seems MCC had intentionally chosen the name as an ironic play on Dobson's organization. Ekklesia, a newssite focusing on religion and church issues, reported the unveiling of MCC's new program as 'an initiative to combat spiritual violence against gays and lesbians. ... especially ... to challenge the hostile stance of groups like Dr James Dobson's Focus on the Family.

http://worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=47...
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donco6 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-30-05 10:47 AM
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1. OK, how about . . .
The Focus on Your Own Damn Family program? Think Dobson will go after that one, too?
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kweerwolf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-30-05 10:50 AM
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2. Dobson can have my "Focus on Your Own Damn Family" button ...
... when he pries it out of my cold, dead fingers!

(After that he can stick it up his own flabby ass with the pin side out for all I care) :D
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