I borrowed pictures from AKM and Phil Munger to add to my own for this video. The lyrics to Amy Ray’s song “Let it Ring” have haunted me since I first heard it. It made perfect sense. There are many loving Christians in Anchorage who support the ordinance to give equal rights to our GLBT brothers and sisters, yet the X-ians are the ones marching. Christians sans Christ. Think X-mas. If you have any doubt our community suffers from discrimination against our GLBT citizens, you need only watch this video montage.
We all suffer when even one of us does. The Anchorage Assembly Chair, Debbie Ossiander, has decided to let everyone speak…even if they are bussed in from Wasilla. More hate…more fear. From the ADN: “Opponents of the measure have been organized, showing up by the hundreds, bringing in Christian youth groups, and busing in churchgoers from Mat-Su, some of whom work in Anchorage. In general, they argue that gays and lesbians shouldn’t be protected because of their immoral lifestyles, or that protection isn’t needed because discrimination doesn’t occur, or that passing the ordinance opens the door to same-sex marriage in Alaska and they don’t want that.”
Besides, according to their signs…98.5% of America is straight…