Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Police Officer Condones Murder of Gay Man in Puerto Rico

In Puerto Rico this past weekend, someone brutally murdered a 19-year-old gay man by decapitating, dismembering, and burning him.

In a world in which the life of a gay man mattered like how the lives of human beings matter, those charged with protecting society would would strongly condemn such a murder.

In our world, the police investigator responding to this case issued a statement saying "people who lead this type of lifestyle need to be aware that this will happen."

No word of unconditional condemnation from US anti-gays including the National Organization for Marriage, Americans For Truth [sic] About Homosexuality, or Focus on the Family. No unconditional condemnation, either, from anti-gay blogging groups Digital Network Army or Opine Editorials. Maybe they are all too busy mourning the loads of Christians who are now being tortured, murdered, and all-around persecuted because of the passage of the new federal hate crimes law that includes sexual orientation as a protected category.

Rest in piece George Steven Mercado Lopez. I'm sorry I don't have more to say than that, dear boy. But what else is there to say that does not put more aggression into the world?

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