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Concerned Women for America claim gay greeting cards are detrimental to children

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  1. hate filled bitch.

    She wants to revert the US to the 1950s.

  2. what are these usa family values. Please tell

  3. Robert, ex-pat Brit 22 Aug 2008, 5:07pm

    What is detrimental to children is not a Hallmark card respecting same-sex couples, but people of her sexual orientation who are divorcing, committing adultery as well as unmarried women having babies, one after the other from different men. All “straight” people of course. What a hypocrite and a bigot to boot!

  4. Daivd Griff 22 Aug 2008, 5:14pm

    They seem to be against a lot and for most of it for no particular reason uninformed ignorant housewives with nothing better to do but to hark back to a hate filled non existent golden age.

  5. Here we go again – “look out – the gays are out to destroy our families with the laserbeams in their eyes and their firey breath. Beware, they sometimes disguise themselves as human beings!”
    I still don’t understand exactly how homophobic bigots imagine we’re going to go about destroying their families, I mean it’s not like I could persuade straight people to be gay if I wanted to, and I don’t. It’s not some sinister recruitment drive. There’s plenty of genuine gay guys to choose from, and I’m happy with the one I’ve got. I’m not going to waste my time trying to get into some straight man’s knickers! If they don’t want the cards, no-one’s forcing them to buy them, and the same goes for the gay talent they’re missing out on.

  6. Steve Hope 22 Aug 2008, 5:25pm

    Sometimes even capitalism promotes affirming, liberal inclusiveness, provided the profit margin is worth it, of course! How frustrating for right-wing bigots like the CWA! Free-market and religious fundamentalism are clearly not always in gear.

  7. Paul Williams 22 Aug 2008, 5:40pm

    Silly bitch!

  8. Steve Rider 22 Aug 2008, 6:10pm

    This woman has got a whole lot of stupid. So much it must burn.

  9. Sean O Rourke 22 Aug 2008, 7:35pm

    Concerned woman of America, why don’t you be concerned about something that is worthwhile of concern haha. Why deny gay people a right to greeting cards? Better still, why hide homosexuality from the children of America. And why are they against the UN?

  10. “Now parents will need to steer their kids from Hallmark’s section of the greeting card aisle and away from its previously heart-warming movies for fear that they too will push homosexual messages.” That bit was so mad, it actually made me laugh. This woman appears to be totally loopy. If she’s really concerned about children’s well-being, maybe she could target the fast food chains, the gun manufacturers, etc. But I don’t thibnk she’s concerned about children or families at all. She’s just using this as a platform to push her prejudices. Personally, I object to the way nasty little right wing ‘christian’ groups have hijacked the word ‘family’ to push their hate-filled agenda. Teach our children to hate anyone slightly different – nice one, CWA!

  11. David Reid 22 Aug 2008, 7:45pm

    What a stupid bigot? Must be terrifying for them, that even with all the vile religious and bigotted indoctrination that they put their children through they are terrified that one glimpse of a greeting card will turn little billy-bob into a poof or little susy-anne into a lezzer. They blackmail these companies and get away with it. Their American values include being vile to gay people which is apparently ‘family friendly’ , Jesus wept.

  12. David Reid 22 Aug 2008, 7:52pm

    What a vile bigot. Even with all the bigotted religious indoctrination they put their children through they are still terrified that one glimpse of a greeting card will turn little Billy-Bob into a poof or little Sue-anne into a Lezzer. How stupid and fragile these people appear? Their American values include being as vile to gay people as possible including their own children, which is apparently ‘family friendly’.

  13. Edward in Los Angeles 22 Aug 2008, 8:34pm

    I think we should all give a great big hand to Hallmark for producing the cards! These right-wingers, like the so-called Concerned Women of America, are steadily losing their war to deny us equality and actions like Hallmark’s producing cards for gay weddings and flying in the face of their rants, proves it.

  14. What a SILLY bunch!
    They really need to GET A LIFE!!!!!

  15. SF GAY SOCIALIST 22 Aug 2008, 11:49pm

    These are the same people who oppose school districts’ efforts to protect LGBT students from bullying. When listening to them talk on television, defending their views, it’s always so obvious that 1) these people were probably the ones bullying LGBT students when they were in school and 2) their kids are probably doing it now and would be affected by these school districts’ new protections.

    These groups better “get their money’s worth” while they still can. Prop 8 in California is looking very likely to be defeated and a non-Evangelical will likely be our next President; I think this will be the harbinger of the end for the Christian fascists.

    Not a moment too soon. :)

  16. SF GAY SOCIALIST 22 Aug 2008, 11:53pm

    These are the same people who oppose school districts’ efforts to protect LGBT students from bullying. When listening to them talk on television, defending their views, it’s always so obvious that 1) these people were probably the ones bullying LGBT students when they were in school and 2) their kids are probably doing it now and would be affected by these school districts’ new protections.

    These groups better “get their money’s worth” while they still can. Prop 8 in California is looking very likely to be defeated and a non-Evangelical will likely be our next President; I think this will be the harbinger of the end for the Christian fascists.

    Not a moment too soon!

  17. Aaah, LaHaye, the wife of the author Tim Lahaye, who has made a fortune out of the Left Behind films – those silly films celebrating mass destruction and the end of the world when jesus returns. It is a shame the lot of them cannot be raptured up, and leave the vast majority of us in peace!!

  18. Daddy Bear 23 Aug 2008, 3:10pm

    It’s That 70’s Hair coupled with That 50’s Mentality that is detrimental to the future of America. And quite frankly, these outmoded blithering neo-con idiots have no real argument other than their typical knee-jerk salvos of touting the protection of children every time something gets their puritanical ankle-length panties in a bunch. Meanwhile, bitches just like slag are beating their kids (or worse) behind closed-doors.

  19. I was going to call Wendy Wright a silly vacuous bitch … but frankly she’s just not worth the effort.

    Like Iris Robinson, she is so pathetic she’s more to be pitied than scorned

  20. It’s spiteful morons like her that are a REAL threat to children. Her stupidity leaves one stunned.

  21. Robert, ex-pat Brit 23 Aug 2008, 5:11pm

    Wendy Wright is another front for the right wing in America. Every child must have one father and one mother regardless (so if you’re divorced,raising a child on your own or widowed, you’re less of a family and not the ideal model). One also must profess a religious belief system to be a good parent. They would rather see children abused by their straight parents than raised in a loving gay family or would rather see them raised by a straight foster parent than any gay man or woman. They believe that marriage is only for one man and one woman and is the only vehicle for procreation and that sex is confined to marriage only, love is secondary. They believe in discrimination against gay people, that we should banned from serving in the military, banned from teaching in the school system, banned from their places of worship if we are not celibate and that we should all seek a cure. They also believe that AIDS is our punishment and to this day, remain convinced that it is a gay disease, their god’s revenge on our “destructive” behaviour. They are haters and belong to the party of hate, the republican party.

  22. The cards are percieved as detrimental to children, only because it helps show children that we are normal people and that their parents really do boldly lie.

  23. No phones, no lights, no motor car, not a single luxury. Like Robinson Crusoe, it’s primitive as can be. So join us here each week my friend, you’re sure to get a smile.

  24. Dylan, Aussie 24 Aug 2008, 3:41am

    i’m getting a strong mixed feeling of anger as well as inability to take her seriously with that hair cut and that look on her face. dumb bitch.

  25. Someone put it quite clearly – this b…. is loopy. America is full of these bigoted freaks, who are part and parcel of the same can of worms that gave us slavery and segregation, and now need a new group to hate, always of course, in the Name of God.

    Many of these freaks are actually, and sadly, closeted homosexuals, who in a desperate attempt to hide who they are, actually become bigots themselves. Only people with the mad genius of a hitler or someone like that could have come up with the “closet”, that not only forces gay people to hide, but actually has a minority of them espousing hatred to their own people.

    Of course, anything is possible when America is run by a criminal group that gave us Iraq, let Bin Laden escape in the mountains about 2003 as a result of Iraq, and is destroying our middle class for the super-wealth of the rich. And the headquarters of that group is the White House, which should be painted red, to symbolize the deaths of our soldiers, the British soldiers, those of other nations drawn into this calamity, and of course the poor innocent Iraqis, who have gone from bad to worse, and have died in the hundreds of thousands, thanks to the incompetence and lies of the Bush Administration.

    And all of you, find Hallmarks website, and send them a thank you. It is about time we toss these bigots into their own closet, and make them fear opening their sick mouth, for fear of the public humiliation they deserve.

  26. Robert, ex-pat Brit 24 Aug 2008, 2:16pm

    SteveMD2, well said! You’re right about the closeted gays. Of late many are to be found within the republican party, some notables are Mark Foley, Larry Craig, David Dreier and a few others. There straight colleagues in the party also outnumber the democrats caught in adulterous affairs. One of them, David Vitter, received a standing ovation from his party after he was caught soliciting the services of an escort agency. Not one leading republican (conservative) castigated him, yet they went to town on democrat Governor Eliot Spitzer of New York and recently, fellow democrat John Edwards. Double standards are one of the m.o’s of the party of hate, ergo the republican party.

    I’m contacting Hallmark to thank them for their courageous stand, we all should and thanks for raising that.

  27. Omar Kuddus 24 Aug 2008, 9:01pm

    Its good to see that Hallmark are realising that same sex couples also make a “perfect moment” and need to be represented by them.
    Its people like Wendy Wrigh and organisations like the CWA that are bigoted and phobic, motivated by their fears and ignorance, fuelled by religion that allows such nonsense to exist and prevail.
    Unfortunately until the word recognizes that Sexuality is as much a part and Fundamental right as any other this injustice and discrimination will prevail.
    It is time that the world realised that some people are gay and to accept the fact that we are here to stay, and no longer prepared to accept being left on the sidelines.

  28. What an imbecile this woman is!!!

  29. What an imbecile! Go to Hell Wendy Wrong!!!

  30. The Hair and stuff is the Fox “News” look, where she is sure to get an airing.

  31. John Goolsby 25 Aug 2008, 7:56pm

    Just to put it in business terms, because after all Hallmark is a business. The right harps so much about free market free market, get the government out of the market place. I guess it’s okay for the AFAssholes and the Concerned C*nts for a Fascist America to stick their nose into the free market. Hallmark is simply doing business as any business should. Providing a product where they know there is money to be made. Gay people are here to stay, we’re not going back in the closet, and we have money to spend. Well that is until they manage to make it legal to fire all of us from our jobs.. but that’s another topic. It’s high time the corporate world told these types of bigoted organizations and the bigots that run them where to go.

  32. She looks like a stepford wife! She cant think for herself either.

  33. LOL. I saw that mad woman on a programme the other night about Evolution, and she was annoyed that evolution was being taught in schools, because it went against the word of god. Obviously if you refuse to acknowledge evolution exhists then you don’t needd to evolve your own ideas to keep up with modern society. Maybe she should live in a mud hut in the middle of nowhere, without electricity, after all that is how they lived in Jesus’ times.

  34. Apart from the Homophobia, do these people not realise that children can very easily assimulate and understand that some people are gay; they just accept it like they accept different races. Its the adults that steer the children to racsism and homophobia!

  35. theotherone 26 Aug 2008, 1:38pm

    I’m a trannie and…well that womasn looks like a Trannie.

    Is this one of those ‘stelth’ Sisters who so often mouth homophobic nonsence? We need to know!

  36. karyn skull 27 Aug 2008, 12:23pm

    first of all, i don’t find anything offensive about gay greeting cards, i think it is a really romantic idea, and the cards i’ve seen have been tasteful and not dirty.

    so my first thought was: oh my, lady, when was the last time you were even in a Hallmark store or a store that carried Hallmark’s cards/greeting cards? they have all kinds of funny cards that range from slightly dirty to ridiculous. HM has the series with that senior citizen woman that makes crass, rude and crude remarks about everything in her life and sometimes gets detailed about her health problems. if i had kids i’d be far more worried (which isn’t really worried at all) about those cards and the ones with Spongebob.

    this is ridiculous. her platform is so bizarre too…she opposes gay marriage, abortion, porno AND international organizations such as the UN? (aren’t fundamental Evangelicals an international organization?)

    please if you are going to put time and effort into something, make it useful?

  37. Homophobia is the mother-of-all forked tongues. This lady looks like she travels with a barbed wire dildo. Oooh, is that too harsh?

  38. Wendy Wright 18 Apr 2011, 11:16pm

    to wendy wright USA from wendy wright UK………god teaches unconditional love and respect for each other without judgement. Jesus walked amoung the prostitutes and lepers and if he were here today he would certainly walk at the Gay pride marches. It is sad in this enlightened day and age that people still hold such views. I am gay and proud and treat all people equal whatever their religion, race or sexuality.

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