Distorting History to Promote Gay Acceptance: The Civil Rights Movement

Whether it is the workplace water-cooler, letters in local newspapers, or reports on local and national news, President Obama's recent flip-flop -- I mean, evolution -- on the matter of same-sex marriage has vaulted the issue once again into public discussion. One of the most frequent arguments made by gay acceptance advocates for same-sex marriage has been to relate its cause to the fight for civil rights in the 1960s.  In fact, since Obama's endorsement of same-sex marriage, several civil rights icons have politically aligned themselves with the gay acceptance movement.  These men and women have allowed gay acceptance advocates to push the idea that the fight for gay marriage in 2012 is yet another step in the ongoing fight for civil rights. In short, it seems that political loyalty and a desperate desire for racial relevancy in the 21st century have caused certain civil rights icons to compromise the moral fight for civil rights.   To elaborate, there comes a time...(Read Full Article)