The sun rose today. The world didn’t end. So now, the anti-Prop. 8 mob is back to bashing Mormons and denying that gay activists have gone overboard with their blacklist tactics and bullying campaigns.
Via the Deseret News:
An advertisement in last Friday’s New York Times that defended The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and other Proposition 8 supporters was a disingenuous olive branch from a group of “culture warriors,” an activist group fired back this week.
Truth Wins Out, a New York nonprofit group, has taken out a full-page advertisement in Thursday’s Salt Lake Tribune to combat claims of “violence and intimidation” against same-sex marriage opponents.
Last week, the Washington-based Becket Fund for Religious Liberty denounced incidents of vandalism at LDS churches and declared “No Mob Veto” in its ad. The advertisement was signed by a dozen religious leaders and activists.
“These anti-gay activists are crying wolf on the Proposition 8 protests, but they actually are a wolf in sheep’s clothing that preaches religious tolerance while practicing the most defamatory form of religious bigotry,” said Wayne Besen, executive director of Truth Wins Out.