Iris Robinson, the Democratic Unionist MP who referred to homosexuality as an abomination, will not be prosecuted after official complaints were made to the police over her remarks.The Public Prosecution Service (PPS) in Northern Ireland confirmed today it was not proceeding with an investigation into the MP's comments.Robinson, who is married to Northern Ireland's first minister, Peter Robinson, also said gay people could be "cured" of their homosexuality by psychotherapy.
Friday, March 20, 2009
Hard To Believe People Still Think Like This
Via the UK Guardian:
Oh really? Haven't we already put that whole idea to rest in the 1970's when psychiatric associations declassified it as an illness? I mean labeling it a sickness allowed for all sorts of legal discrimination. It wasn't used in the way addiction is labeled a disease mind you. Though she won't face any legal ramifications, hopefully she will face public scorn that will give her pause.
As unpleasant as her statements may be I think it's great when people share their inner most thoughts uncensored. We need to know what people really think instead of hiding behind this fake political correctness crap. We need to know who our enemies are and it's much easier to rally against or monitor them when they make themselves known so clearly. Just some food for thought.