Democrats Define Child Molesters as Gay

Catholic League president Bill Donohue explains this unusual headline:

“The House of Representatives will vote this week, on a hate crimes bill championed by gay groups that includes pedophiles under the rubric of sexual orientation. This is the ultimate confession: liberal Democrats think of pedophiles as indistinguishable from homosexuals.

“When this subject came up last week in the House Judiciary Committee, an amendment to the hate crimes bill that would have excluded pedophilia from the definition of sexual orientation was defeated by Democrats along party lines, 13-10. This was considered good news by gay organizations like the Human Rights Campaign, left-wing groups like the ACLU and various Jewish groups like the ADL.

“The debate is over: for liberals, child molesters should be given the same rights as homosexuals. Moreover, they should be given more rights than pregnant women and veterans; the latter two categories were explicitly denied coverage under the hate crimes bill. Even worse, an amendment that would bar prosecution based in whole or in part on religious beliefs quoted from the Bible, the Tanakh (Judaism’s sacred book) or the Koran was defeated by Democrats along party lines, 11-8. In other words, religious speech may be denied First Amendment protection.

“There would be national outrage over this if the media were to report on it and the public were allowed to weigh in on it. But the clock is ticking and freedom and morality are hanging in the balance.”

To verify the vote tally click here

Rep. John Conyers is leading the supporters of this bill: contact

Rep. Louie Gohmert is leading the opposition: contact

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  • Warren Jewell

    And, we are entering a long, LONG horror show . . .

  • dennisofraleigh

    And of course the “official” Catholic news organization, the “Catholic No-news Service” (CNS) mentioned not a word about the passage of this outrageous bill. Like I should be surprised?

    Speaking of CNS, did anyone see today’s CNS news summary about the Sebelius vote to confirm her as Secty of HHS? CNS had the nerve to quote Sen. Chris Dodd (he claims to be Catholic) as saying he attributed the delay of her confirmation to “petty politics.” “Petty” as in “abortion policy,” Sen. Dodd? Again, CNS apparently likes Sen. Dodd, but didn’t think to quote her own bishop’s public displeasure at her militant support of abortion-on-demand. Never mind that she already been singled out for pastoral discipline by him. “Petty politics.” Hmph.

  • christymomof3

    If pedophilia becomes a protected right, does the Church get her/our money back from all those lawsuits? And does the government prosecute anyone who criticizes the Catholic Church? After all, the media says all the priests are pedophiles….