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Out4Marriage: David Jones, our suitability to parent is not up for discussion in the equal marriage debate

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  1. He is quite right.

    You queers are not married to anyone to have kids. So You are not entitled to have them.

    SURROGACY must be banned world wide.

    Women should not be put on the market to be USED as SURROGATES to fulfil your selfish needs and demands.

    The world will be a better place if all queers were wiped off the planet now.

    Ruined everything for all of us. This is not how being gay was supposed to be. You are so wrong.

    It amazes me that you queers can make yourselves even more contemptible than you already are.

    1. Now you can see, Mr Jones, the sort of people who agree with you. Do you really want to keep company with such ideas?

    2. Are the Bigotry Olympics coming up again, and you’re in training for the 200 metre bile spew, or has rabid idiotic nastiness become a tax-deductible expense, and you’re getting in as much as possible before the end of the tax year?

    3. “This is not how being gay was supposed to be.”

      Pathetic. There’s not one way to be gay. It’s not a club and you don’t set the rules.

      If you’re an example of how happy ‘real’ gay people can be (‘real’ gay people according to your rules) then I’m bl**dy glad I’m nothing like you.

    4. Said the bigot typing drivel into a computer in a large part invented by gay people.

      Suck up the irony idiot.

    5. ‘Ruined everything for all of us’ You need help and soon. Please seek support.

  2. You don’t have to be married to “procreate children” and if you get married you don’t have to start procreating children. I wish they’d stop making marriage sound like pig farming .

    David Jones sounds like he has strayed off the official line and has shown his true colours just like those other Tory MPs who seem to want to re-introduce a section 28 type clause into schools.

    Out4marriage is right there shouldn’t be any rolling back of rights and listening to those committee meetings on SSM you can just see that allowing registrars to opt out of SSM and for schools to stop teaching about gays are some of the things they are pusing for. I hope the committee on SSM makes it clear that that is just not on.

      1. I wonder if things would have been different 50 years on.

        1. Spanner1960 16 Feb 2013, 2:44pm

          Actually, they wouldn’t.
          Patrick MacNee, (famous as ‘John Steed’ in “The Avengers”) was brought up by his Mother and her lesbian partner back in the 1930’s.
          He claimed it never caused him any problems, and he is still happily heterosexual at the age of 91.

          1. Wow! I didn’t know that. He’s so charming.

      2. “I also suffered from the lack of a father, a daily presence, a character and a properly masculine example, some counterweight to the relationship of my mother to her lover. I was aware of it at a very early age. I lived that absence of a father, experienced it, as an amputation.”…Perhaps he would have preferred Fred & Rosemary West as parents….Seriously, this guy doesn’t how lucky he was compared to most people – if his mums made any mistake it seems they may have given him too much…selfish…

  3. I would love to know what is basis his comment on. My sister died and we took her child on aged 7 she is now 23 a beautiful hetro girl no issues (none we’re aware ) very together studying to be a vet. How insulting it is to read such crap from David Jones.

  4. CH Brighton 16 Feb 2013, 11:16am

    The men in these examples all soun d as though they’ve been got at by a homophobic cult. The overwhelming number of children growing up with same sex parents are happy and secure (I’ve seen it myself in UK and elsewhere). What about adopted and fostered children who discover they are gay growing up in homophobic families? They, too, could tell horror stories. There are always going to be individual examples where things go wrong, but you can’t base all-embracing social policy according to those. The problem is that we haven’t yet found a way of ensuring childrens happiness although a loving and secure home does seem to cover most bases. But we daren’t interfere with the religious upbringing of children which can very easily be a source of harm for LGBT children.

  5. Robert in S. Kensington 16 Feb 2013, 1:26pm

    He would have to agree then that by his argument heterosexual widows and widowers with children are also inappropriate and and therefore not a safe and warm environment in which to bring up children, as well as infertile heterosexual couples who can’t biologically reproduce but who foster or adopt children? What about children in orphanages? Since there are no fathers or mothers caring for them, I would also assume that too is an unsafe and cold environment to be in. Perhaps he should call for their closing?

  6. David Jones obviously hasn’t seen the amazing parenting skills of the lovely gay couple on YouTube known as ‘Depfox’.

  7. I agree with what’s said in the article save for the suggestion that this smirch on the face of humanity should get out and meet some same sex parented families. He’s not welcome to meet mine thank you. I have no wish to have his endorsement. He just needs to get stuffed.

  8. The Kitty Channel 17 Feb 2013, 12:33am

    It’s profoundly depressing that we have such mediocrities anywhere in public life, let alone on the front bench. Either he has met no same-sex parenting couples (in which case he’s simply ignorant), or he has met enough to form an impression (in which case he is either incredibly unobservant or else doesn’t mind belittling them publicly). Why on earth do we put up with people in government who aren’t even good enough to be second-raters?

  9. Ashley DICKENSON 17 Feb 2013, 11:55am

    I would like to pass on a comment from Pete Burns: ‘There is just too much promiscuity in the gay community for civil partnerships to thrive’ .. this was when he split from his gay lover Michael Simpson, ten months after they ‘tied the knot’. This, from a man who dressed as a geisha girl for the ceremony on July 7th, 2007. He even went on to admit that he was happier when married to his former wife Lynne.
    Though a Stonewall representative responded that civil partnerships had brought happiness and fulfillment to ‘.. thousands of lesbian and gay couples .. just as with marriage, some relationships may fail’.
    Yet if Pete Burns’ words are an indictment on civil partnerships, can we expect gay marriages – if passed by Parliament – to thrive any better?

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