For too long, the Democrats have taken the black vote for granted. They have ig­nored the eco­nomic in­ter­ests and so­cial val­ues of most blacks. They have placed power and lib­er­tine left­ist ide­ol­ogy above the needs of the black com­mu­nity. The District’s driv

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is an ex­ten­sion of the strug­gle against op­pres­sion; only this time, it is not in­sti­tu­tion­al­ized racism but “ho­mo­pho­bia” that must be dis­man­tled. In their view, the le­gal­iza­tion of gay mar­riage is a mat­ter of equal­ity un­der the law and ex­tend­ing full hu­man rights to a dis­crim­i­nated-against seg­ment of the pop­u­la­tion.

How­ever, the quest to le­gal­ize gay mar­riage is not re­ally about se­cur­ing “jus­tice” but is an at­tempt to le­git­imize ho­mo­sex­ual be­hav­ior by en­cod­ing it into law. unique bru­tal strug­gles faced by blacks through­out cen­turies of slav­ery and seg­re­ga­tion.

More­over, same-sex mar­riage rep­re­sents a fun­da­men­tal as­sault on the fam­ily unit. For thou­sands of years, the mar­i­tal union be­tween a man and a woman has been the cen­tral in­sti­tu­tion of West­ern civ­i­liza­tion. It is the means by which so­ci­ety has per­pet­u­ated it­self, pro­duc­ing and so­cial­iz­ing chil­dren in or­der to trans­mit one gen­er­a­tion to the next.

The pri­mary aim of het­ero­sex­ual mar­riage is to raise dra­matic in­crease in out-ofwed­lock births, the pro­lif­er­a­tion of AIDS and other sex­u­ally trans­mit­ted dis­eases, the break­down of the fam­ily, shat­tered homes, bro­ken lives and the coars­en­ing of our cul­ture.

Ho­mo­sex­ual mar­riage will de­liver the death blow to the tra­di­tional fam­ily — and with it the very ba­sis of tra­di­tional Amer­ica. This is why left­ists have em­braced gay rights. Their goal is not to ad­vance “civil rights” but to con­sol­i­date the sex­ual revo­lu­tion.

The Democrats are the

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