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My Response to Your Inaugural Speech, Mr. President

David3036 Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 11:17 PM
Various states already have different ages of consent, and they can be changed if that's what the people want. But don't expect that consent laws will ever be removed altogether. If there is a "movement" to lower them, as you say (which I haven't seen except from NAMBLA, which is a VERY small group), it will have very limited success, if any. I could see them changing by a year or so, but not more than than. Don't assume every time some wacko suggests a particlular change that there's a groundswell of support for it. There isn't. Gay rights, on the other hand, now have overwhelming public support. Face it -- you're now a minority in your opinions.

The president declared it. A pastor prayed it. And woe betide those who differ with this new reality announced at yesterday’s presidential inauguration: Gay is now an official social category as defined and tangible as black or white. Put another way, romantic attraction and sexual desire are now viewed as being as innate and immutable as skin color.

Make no mistake about it. Another significant step was taken yesterday at the inauguration, and what was once associated with the extremist views of radical gay activists is now as American as apple pie. As expressed in the closing prayer of Episcopal...