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Rush Limbaugh is simply beside himself over the possibility that the Supreme Court may overturn Proposition 8.  The right wing talk show host has fallen back on his "go to" defense against marriage equality:  That if homosexuals are allowed to marry, pretty soon people will be permitted to marry anyone (or anything).  

Last week Limbaugh compared gay marriage to marrying his couch.

Today Limbaugh connected the pursuit of marriage equality by homosexual couples with wanting to marry an animal:

"...the 14th Amendment and the equal-protection clause, which is what the proponents argue, that's where they go in the Constitution to advance the notion of same-sex marriage, the 14th Amendment was passed after the Civil War to apply to former slaves to ensure that they are treated like all other citizens.  It never did have anything to do with gay marriage.  It was never intended to have anything to do with gay marriage or animal marriage or any other kind of social contract."

This is not the first time Limbaugh has attempted to lump homosexuals together with people who engage in sex with animals.  Last month Rush was enraged about a homosexual couple adopting an infant and commented that soon it will be possible to marry your dog.

Limbaugh apologists will howl (pun intended) that the radio hatemeister is joking, or that he is just trying to make a point, or that he never mentioned bestiality.

But what else could he mean by suggesting that people will want to consecrate their relationship with an animal by tying the knot?  And how incredibly insulting to consenting homosexual couples who simply want their commitment to each other to be officially recognized is it to compare their relationships with one of the greatest taboos in any culture?

Want to do something hold Limbaugh accountable?  There is a movement underway to convince Limbaugh's sponsors that it's unethical for them to legitimize his hate by funding his program.  You can lend your voice to this movement in the following places:

Join:  The Flush Rush Facebook community
Visit:  The StopRush sponsor database
Tweet:  #stoprush Twitter campaign


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