Wednesday, April 18, 2007
Gay Marriage and the Slave States
Opponents of gay marriage want us to believe that the fight for gay rights is completely different than the fight for black rights was. Even many blacks make this argument. Looking for some data on firearms today, though I came across the above maps.
Obviously, this does not prove anything. Nobody now alive was alive then. But those maps can't simply be coincidental.
Let's take another example -- women's right to vote.
Was that still too long ago?
Let's take a look at segregation:
And one last look at gay marriage:
Pardon me if I don't think gay marriage is totally different.