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  •  That was a GREAT editorial (4+ / 0-)
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    RLMiller, 714day, Meteor Blades, greenbird

    More fodder for lies and the lying liars who tell them. I'll post some more of it, as my fair use quota:

    Then, there were statements by Rep. Mark Baker, R-Rock Springs, who cited unnamed sources that said few gay and lesbian people live into their senior years. The implication is that their sexuality is so harmful that in some form — presumably disease, violence or drug abuse — gay people don’t survive to see Social Security benefits.

    Baker may not have named his sources, but we will.

    His source appears to be a study from the early 1990s by the Family Research Institute, conducted by Paul Cameron.

    Cameron presented several reports that contained such misinterpretation and incorrect “facts” that the American Psychological Association as well as the American Sociological Association discredited them and kicked Cameron out.

    These so called facts and reports were nothing more than propaganda meant to inflict harm, not provide information.

    For Baker to pass them off as fact is a disservice to his constituents and the people of Wyoming because it leads residents to believe something about an entire group of people that simply isn’t true.

    -7.75, -8.10; . . . Seneca Falls, Selma and Stonewall (h/t cooper888)

    by Dave in Northridge on Wed Feb 06, 2013 at 12:59:08 PM PST

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