When you hear the name Southern Poverty Law Center, it immediately evokes images of Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks, Freedom Rides... all iconic symbols of the civil rights movement. And rightly so, for these are the events that inspired it’s founding. Founded in 1971, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) made a name for itself by defending the poor and disenfranchised against organized forces of hate and bigotry in a society torn by racial tension. Unfortunately, as the years have passed, SPLC has allowed its work to become less about defending the constitutional rights of all Americans and more about...
To those who condemn gay people: Oh go on your moral purity crusades all you like if that validates your own insecurities about your religion, to such a degree that you feel the need to impose it upon others - just has millions before have done for centuries. But what does not change is the fact that we are all people, and despite this artificial creation of labels, roles and categories - this is all one person's or one group's creation - there is nothing inherent, tangible or some universal truth despite any book or interpretation of a spiritual deity - that is someone else's ideology, rhetoric and propaganda. What is inherently true is the attack of one group versus another, which is where the problem lies.
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