Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Equality Matters twisting the truth to fit their agenda

Below is the start of their trumped up story on the NRA. If you want to read the whole thing, click on the name of this article, which will take you to their site.
The National Rifle Association (NRA) dropped the law firm King & Spalding shortly after the firm announced their decision to not defend the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) on behalf of the U.S. House of Representatives. King & Spalding had previously represented the NRA on important cases, including the Supreme Court decision McDonald v. Chicago.

King & Spalding announced late last month that they would not defend DOMA after pressure from groups suggesting the firm's work on DOMA would be in violation of their own non-discrimination policies.


Now you might ask, if not because of their dropping DOMA, then why? Well, actually, it is because they dropped defending DOMA, but not for the reason you think. It's because they caved under pressure, to drop a client.

So who's to say they wouldn't cave in again, and drop the NRA? The leadership at the NRA doesn't want a law firm that will drop clients at least little pressure. They need legal representation that will stick with it for the long haul. And apparently King & Spalding is not that firm.

The NRA, as an organization is NOT Anti-GLBT. While there may be some individuals within the NRA that are, the organization is not. When the Cease Fear/Pink Pistols Seattle chapter was first starting up, the NRA, SAF and other pro-2A groups gave full support, including financial to that chapter.

The thing to keep in mind with "Equality Matters" is they are part and parcel of Media Matters. A far left wing media watch dog. People who make it their business to stretch the truth to fit THEIR perspective. In other words, it's a lie.

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2 comments:

Becca said...

If the NRA isn't anti-LGBT, how do you explain them not muzzling Ted Nugent when he goes off on an anti-LGBT rant? He can go on and on, and nothing is said or done about it. Multiple times. Yes, I do think the NRA is anti-LGBT.

Big Gay Al said...

When Ted Nugent goes on his rant, he's speaking for Ted Nugent. I suppose you want the NRA to shut down his 1st Amendment rights?