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Anti-gay activist wants to reclaim the rainbow from “the gay lobby”

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Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, the head of a National Organization for Marriage project called the Ruth Institute, has made it her personal crusade to take the rainbow back from those thieving gays. Apparently, for too long we have kept it away from its rightful owners. And why does she think that NOM and other Prop. 8 supporters have a claim to Roy G. Biv? Well, for one thing, she says the rainbow is a symbol of the covenant between man and God. I didn't pay any attention in Sunday school, so… whatever you say, Dr. Morse.

But she also argues that her movement is the truly inclusive one:

"Proposition 8 was passed by a great grassroots coalition that included people from all across the religious traditions, and also people of every race and color," Morse recognizes. "We are the real rainbow coalition. The gay lobby does not own the rainbow."


She tells OneNewsNow that she wore a rainbow-colored scarf to the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals hearing on Proposition 8 as a statement to signify that supporters of traditional marriage still own the symbol.


"We can't simply let that go by. Families put rainbows in their children's nurseries. Little Christian preschools will have rainbows… Noah's Ark and all the animals… Those are great Christian symbols, great Jewish symbols," the Ruth Institute president points out.

Damn, she's stumbled upon the gay lobby's most nefarious plan: turning babies gay with rainbows. I guess it's back to the drawing board. (I suggest we gays co-opt dinosaurs next. Kids love that shit.) Of course, a fight over a symbol is basically meaningless, since you can't actually control that symbol's use by others. But good luck with that scarf protest, ma'am.