Saturday, February 04, 2012

Evangelicals protecting us from gay teens -- something for the West Bend gay-eradication playbook.

Attention Weigands and Maziarkas and your Common Sense Citizen co-conspirators.

Here are some suggestions for how to make young people in West Bend even more unhappy with themselves.

You can always learn something from the pros.

One Town's War on Gay Teens | Politics News | Rolling Stone

Like many 13-year-olds, Brittany knew seventh grade was a living hell. But what she didn't know was that she was caught in the crossfire of a culture war being waged by local evangelicals inspired by their high-profile congressional representative Michele Bachmann, who graduated from Anoka High School and, until recently, was a member of one of the most conservative churches in the area. When Christian activists who considered gays an abomination forced a measure through the school board forbidding the discussion of homosexuality in the district's public schools, kids like Brittany were unknowingly thrust into the heart of a clash that was about to become intertwined with tragedy.

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