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New Study Finds Media Bias in Gay Marriage Coverage

Stan306 Wrote: Jun 18, 2013 10:25 AM
It may feel like all one big issue to your son - I wouldn't know. I don't hate your son, but his inability to separate out my rejection of homosexual behavior from him as a person doesn't change the fact that I don't hate him. We reject the desire of the homosexual movement to be treated as a protected class - there is nothing about a behavior that qualifies itself for protection and it cannot be equated to skin color or heritage or gender. It is dangerous to accept a behavior as a protected class because the courts won't be able to separate your son's behavior from the behaviors of pedophiles, incest, or any other criminal behavior based on desire. The activities of bullies in school are not unique to gays and have just has harmful effects on others. The behavior of bullies should be rejected in general - but homosexuals are just one of the groups of bullies pick on and it's a separate issue from accepting homosexual behavior.

The Pew Research Center has released a study examining media coverage of gay marriage during the period leading up to, during, and after Supreme Court hearings on the issue.

In a period marked by Supreme Court deliberations on the subject, the news media coverage provided a strong sense of momentum towards legalizing same-sex marriage, according to a new study by the Pew Research Center. Stories with more statements supporting same-sex marriage outweighed those with more statements opposing it by a margin of roughly 5-to-1.

In the coverage studied, the central argument among proponents of same-sex marriage was one of civil...