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Intolerance And Its Consequences

8 August 2004

Intolerance And Its Consequences

'The sight of black shirted youth from Destiny Church marching through central
Auckland on Sat 7th against civil unions and other progressive law reforms is
appalling' says Des Smith of the Civil Union Bill Support Society


'It is disturbing to see these children being used by their bigoted and intolerant parents. How will they grow up in today's world? Will they be the future gay bashers? Should they discover that they themselves have a homosexual orientation will family pressures lead them to consider suicide? I hope not but the risk is there'

'The march is reminiscent of the rise of Hitler in Nazi Germany. How ironic it is that they should be using the well known Martin Luther King slogan "Enough is Enough". King stood strongly for justice and equality and opposed intolerance'

'Is the Destiny rally at parliament later this month going to provide a further
opportunity for children to be misused?

If so it will be very evident that Destiny followers do not espouse the same wholesome family values as thousands of other heterosexual or gay and lesbian families throughout NZ'

ENDS

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