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  1. So sweetie, this coming together you’re crying over, is the coming together of all like-minded bigots and screw those in society who don’t fit in with your prejudices.

    The division was always there in society. The difference now is that the majority agree with us, not you.

    Cry bigot cry!

    1. I have heard of only ONE PinkNews reader who has received a positive reply after writing to a Lord regarding the likely debate there will be in the Lords on the Same Sex Couples Bill.

      Has anybody else received a positive response from a Lord?

      Maybe we all need to fire off another round of letters? I feel sure that those who are against us are doing so.

    2. Johann Fourie 11 May 2013, 7:27pm

      What a vile old cow. I wish her all the sorrow and misery that life can bring. I also wish, for the benefit of the children, thst Rentokil offers to fumigate her hair of all the plague that it appears to harbour.

      May she have a short and painful life. Bitch.

      Im not at all bitter.


  2. See, If I were her, I’d be crying because my hair looked like THAT. Get over it ‘lady’

    1. I was thinking te same thing!

    2. Jacqueline 11 May 2013, 9:26am

      Oh, That’s awesome!!

  3. You’re crying because everyone will be treated equally and you think that’s a bad thing? You one seriously screwed up bitch!

    1. And I cried because 1000 people were buried alive in Bangladesh. Seems like christians and atheists have different priorities.

      And why does the spellcheck not like the fact I don’t use a capital C for christian and doesn’t care about me not using a capital A for atheist?

      1. So true!

  4. She is so drama :D

  5. CanadianChris 11 May 2013, 9:35am

    Sick bitch.

    1. students might learn about same sex relationships at school – would that make them gay? – of course not but it might prevent some homophobia, bullting and promote tolerance and understanding.

      1. Learning only about hetero sex at school didn’t make me straight.

      2. theGentleWarrior 11 May 2013, 12:55pm

        and “If it were true that children emulate their teachers, we’d have a lot more nuns running around.” – Harvey Milk

  6. “We want to come together for the state of Minnesota, we don’t want to divide it.” = letting the intolerant and the bigoted have it their way.

    1. Yeah, just WHO is doing the ‘dividing’ here?

  7. Very well said Tim Faust – that’s the arrogance of this woman in a nutshell: she is frustrated because she thinks she has (literally) the god-given right to impose here views on other people who don’t share them.

    Its called democracy, deal with it bitch.

    1. *her views, sorry.

  8. I believe that a lot of women like Peggy Scott are fearful of Marriage Equality because it threatens the traditional adoration of the bride in white.

    In heterosexual marriage, the bride is always the centre of attention, it’s “the happiest day of my life”, she wears the lavish white gown, maybe with long lavish train, and all eyes are on HER. She is the STAR!

    Now that’s all about to change. The ridiculous role of the virgin bride all in white is challenged by her complete absence in male Same Sex Marriage. She ain’t gonna be there! (And, of course, if two lesbians decide to wed in traditional garb, even then there may not be the one STAR, there’ll be two people willingly sharing top-line status.)

    Dolly-birds, particularly long-haired, blonde North American dolly-birds, just don’t wanna let go of their star-status! They wanna keep hold of that prized possession, the lead role, if only for one glorious day in their lives.

    1. Robert in S. Kensington 11 May 2013, 12:13pm

      Most of those brides in white aren’t virgins either which is what the white dress signifies apparently. Some are even pregnant. Stupid bint!

      1. Yes, it’s all about the myths that people carry around in their heads. People don’t like to be separated from their myths. Their myths are their reality, their compass through life.

        It would be better if reality were their compass and guide.

      2. Bint ?!

        Haven’t heard that word for years and made me laugh!

        ps Enjoy New York

  9. I am crying with laughter.

  10. ““Thinks about what’s best for the children,” Mr Gruenhagen urged lawmakers. “Please vote for the children.””

    – We did. This is best for the children. Equality always is you moron.

    1. I can’t help but think of Maude from the Simpsons when I see women like this – “won’t somebody please think of the children?!?!?!”

  11. Robert (Kettering) 11 May 2013, 11:38am

    Ms “Plastic Face” is reacting in the same way he kind did way back when slavery was abolished that’s all.

    Time these bigots caught up with the rest of humanity and joined the 21st century not 15th.

  12. The hypocrisy of the bigots knows no end, as you can see when Kurt Daudt (Republican minority leader) spoke in the debate last Thursday (approx 2hrs 56mins into the recording)

    A comment about Daudt’s speech from another website: “Daudt certainly seemed to be backpeddling without going anywhere, message was I didn’t think of the other side when signing on to the Consitutional Amendment, but please think of the other side now … (that I may lose)”

  13. Helge Vladimir Tiller 11 May 2013, 12:09pm

    Minnesota- The State where so many Norwegian immigrants settled. NOW, show us your real spirit and vote for equality. Same sex marriage functions very well in my native country !

    1. Indeed. And I love the openness of Norway. We have another visit to Oslo planned at the end of the month.

      I have a theory, Helge, that emigration from Northen Europe in the 18th and 19th centuries not only sent out some brave pioneering people but also a wave of religious conservatives who were only too pleased to continue with their inward looking bigotry. The Netherlands particularly seemed to send all theirs to South Africa. They are learning – but oh so slowlly!!

      1. Helge Vladimir Tiller 11 May 2013, 6:15pm

        I do think you are right, John F ! Some brave people and many awful religious fundamentalists. ( Hoping God should save them from all their hardships.) Today most Norwegians feel very close to Minnesota and the surrounding states.—-Hope you will have a pleasant travel and a warm stay in Norway and Scandinavia ! Smile to strangers and get a smile in return.? People are kind of introvert—but after some time you get a KISS, not just a smile. ALL THE BEST from Helge and Oslo !

  14. Robert in S. Kensington 11 May 2013, 12:11pm

    I’m currently in New York on holiday since last weekend. I watched this woman stand up and spew the conservative nonsense citing similar crap which Baroness Cathain uttered in the House of Lords on thursday, virtually identical. Scott went a step further and claimed that since the Netherlands first introduced equal marriage, there has been a continuous decline in heteros marrying which is a bare-faced lie. Hetero marriage has been on the decline for more than thirty years in the west without any help from us.

    It always amazes me when bigots like this including our own on the back bench insist that now is not the time to introduce this law, but they would never say when it is, probably never. They’d find something to dismiss it even if the economy were in tip top condition and unemployment low. Bigoted homophobes!

    1. John in MN 12 May 2013, 9:55pm

      Scott is particularly hypocritical inasmuch as she was a co-sponsor of the anti-marriage amendment. Moreover, the Republicans were so obsessed with social issues—gay marriage and repressive voter ID legislation—that they actually caused a shut-down of the Minnesota State government, because they “didn’t have time” to work on the financial crisis the State was facing.

  15. Funny how frequently these obsessives look like Barbie dolls!

    1. casperthegood 11 May 2013, 6:21pm

      They tend to have the same brainpower as well

    2. That’s an insult to Barbie.

  16. “The children, the children – oh, dear GOD who will think of THE CHILDREN?” We can’t be teaching children that love and stable relationships are good for them – it leaves no time for scaring them with talesof Hell and eternal damnation. Oh, please, please just think of the chldren.

    1. David, how right you are!… let’s think of the children! It seems to be the battle cry we hear all the time. For the last three years I have observed a straight divorce battle where I have wondered who actually cares about the children? The time spent in court and the lawyers fee’s are robbing these children of happiness and necessities.

      When one seriously considers “how many children” like these are used as ammunition in a divorce, are those of couples or hypocrites who conveniently forget what they are doing, or have done to their own children. It’s not about the children at all, it’s selfishly all about them! what they want and their hateful bigoted spite which blinds them to what “is best” for the children and others in situations different from their own seeking equality and rights, opposed to indifference and abuse.

    2. Liam the God 12 May 2013, 12:18am

      Republicans don’t care about children once they leave the womb, usually. Obviously they’ve realised that there’s a stage between Gestation and Voting Age at last!

  17. Obviously at some point in her life she learnt that if she cries she gets what she wants.

    Well tough titties Peggy

  18. Gay Activist 11 May 2013, 12:37pm

    Crocodile tears love!

    Silly crackpot…

    1. theGentleWarrior 11 May 2013, 1:06pm

      Hey! That is an insult. An insult to Crocodiles

  19. If other people’s happiness makes you miserable, Madam, you are seriously disturbed.

    1. That’s the hub of it really isn’t it?
      It brings to mind this spot on satire of an anti-gay marriage ad
      “Paid for by the coalition of people whose lives are ruined whenever other people are treated equally”

  20. Poor girl…. her “traditional marriage” will now fall to pieces and she will no longer be able to blame it on innocent gay people!! We really should do something for her…. let’s send her a rainbow basket of chrysthanthemums!

  21. Her heart may be breaking but her hairdo remains sturdy.

    1. That cannot be her real hair

  22. theGentleWarrior 11 May 2013, 1:05pm

    It is a divisive issue, brings tears of joy to some, tears of sadness to others.

    But may I just say on behalf of all us gays, Ms Scott, that have shed tears on votes and legislation that divided and devalued us; “Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na”

    Get a hair cut! or change the wig!

  23. I pity her. Imagine being so obsessed about other people’s love lives that you end up in tears of sadness about them having the right to get married.

    If this upsets her, I can’t help thinking she’s really not going to be well-prepared for the rest of the 21st century either.

    If only she were to grow up a bit.

  24. bobbleobble 11 May 2013, 1:14pm

    Wasn’t bothered about the divisiveness of the issue back in November though when trying to have SSM outlawed by referendum though was she? Wasn’t bothered about the tears and the hurt that would cause LGBT Minnesotans and their families had that passed the vote.

    You reap what you sow. You provoked the gay community in Minnesota into action and the result is that your state will embrace equality and allow all families the same legitimacy.

    She should also look up the term tautology. A divisive issue that divides, well duh! Also, when did Helen Lovejoy get elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives – ‘won’t someone PLEASE think of the children?!’

  25. Pathetic! playing the i’m a vulnerable woman using emotional blackmail technique to manipulate, but yet wants to be seen as a reasoned politician. These politicians really do see the public as so inferior and stupid to see through their facade.

  26. Mumbo Jumbo 11 May 2013, 2:03pm

    When I read the headline I assumed tears of joy but then I saw the picture and realised.

  27. Sweetie here has that same fake grinning photo that Linda Harvey and Anita Bryant have. Phoney is as phoney does.

  28. Michaelandfred 11 May 2013, 2:05pm

    “Heartbroken because she can’t discriminate against others. Just like Jesus would want…..

    This loon thinks the rapture is imminent. What’s far more troubling is not how stupid she is, but about the thousands even MORE stupid who thought she was capable of being a legislator.

  29. Robert in S. Kensington 11 May 2013, 2:15pm

    Using children as a shield to defend ‘traditional’ marriage is so bogus. The same crap the French hate group Manif pour Tous use. If people like Scott cared that much about them, why didn’t they campaign against single heteros, widows and widowers with children and hetero adulterers who are the real threat to traditional marriage. Not even the religious cults condemned them but no, it must be those icky gays we have to scapegoat for our own shortcomings, especially those failed hetero marriages that have been failing long before equal marriage was on the radar. Bigoted homophobes, that’s just what they are but they refuse to own it.

  30. GingerlyColors 11 May 2013, 2:41pm

    Another typical b*****dy loser, turning on the waterworks!

  31. ‘Ms. Scott said: “We want to come together for the state of Minnesota, we don’t want to divide it.” How exactly does denying equal protection of the law to a minority unite Minnesota and bring it “together”? Only in whackadoodle Republican-land are people “united” when they come “together” to oppress a minority. This woman is an idiot.

  32. In fact, it isn’t the bill that is divisive. It’s using lies and falsehoods, unscientific research, and bigotry under the guise of religion that is divisive.

    If your heart is so broken, perhaps it’s time to tender your resignation to open the way for someone a bit tougher than your fragile self to do the right thing.

    1. Johann Fourie 11 May 2013, 7:26pm

      What a vile old cow. I wish her all the sorrow and misery that life can bring. I also wish, for the benefit of the children, thst Rentokil offers to fumigate her hair of all the plague that it appears to harbour.

      May she have a short and painful life. Bitch.

      Im not at all bitter.


  33. Robert in S. Kensington 11 May 2013, 7:39pm

    And you can bet she ‘has gay friends’ and not a homophobe.

  34. What an idiot. You should NEVER vote republican and don’t let your friends to do that.

  35. The only tears that this Barbie lookie likey should be crying are those of shame, shame at the lack of wanting equality for ALL and showing herself for the bigot she really is!! Shame on you Peggy Scott

  36. Jacob Dugan-Brause 11 May 2013, 9:27pm

    Ok, majority-based decisions aren’t consensus. That’s true enough. I could add that life isn’t fair — even to LGBT folk for as long as religious orthodoxy moaned to make it so (and keep it so).

    You know, I was born in Minnesota and this vote only made a nice place nicer for me and people I know who live there. Funny, how we see things so differently.

    But enough of this, Representative Scott. I’ll leave you now with a great little line about life and conflict from a 1973 Paul Simon song:

    “One man’s ceiling is another man’s floor.”

    Truer words may have been spoken … like, if you said that democracies often decide things with a majority vote.

    But that would be silly to say.

  37. Maccus Curia 12 May 2013, 12:22am

    Seems to be an awful lot of hatred on here directed at women. Now why is that?

    She’s entitled to her opinion and is entitled to express it. What’s with the cries of bigot? Is someone not entitled in a so called liberal society to hold views different to thoose of a minority special interest group?

    ‘Homophobia-phobia] is catching on and the majority are staying silent for noww. Beware the back-lash.

    1. JackAlison 12 May 2013, 4:45am

      strange where u havn pang of contrition for a known voting discriminatory bigot…
      I think u need to b on medz
      and if u are
      then get ur Dr. to ‘up’ the dosage

    2. JackAlison 12 May 2013, 5:42am

      “‘Homophobia-phobia] is catching on and the majority are staying silent for noww. Beware the back-lash”
      Oh we’re also AN INTIMIDATOR.
      The backlash being violence?
      I think the gay community has seen it all?!!
      Its not really anything new where the ‘tyranny of the majority’ tramples on minority rights…whats’ catching up’ is that minority rights are finally being enshrined in constitutional law where ‘FREEDOM of speech” can no longer hide behind out and out bigotry

  38. In the immortal words of Eric Cartman, “Mm, your tears are so yummy and sweet! Oh, the tears of unfathomable sadness! Mm-yummy! Mm-yummy, you guys!”

  39. JackAlison 12 May 2013, 4:42am

    Yes the state of Minn. should all CUM 2gether. and then perhaps theyred b more good LUVN

  40. She could always kill herself to end all her suffering.

    Go to the light, God is waiting for you….

  41. You are a disaster waiting for somewhere to happen. Go home and prepare for your retirement becasue your political career has just come to an end.

  42. “Republican Glenn Gruenhagen said he opposed the bill because it would lead to students learning about same-sex relationships in sex education classes.

    “Thinks about what’s best for the children,” Mr Gruenhagen urged lawmakers. “Please vote for the children.””

    And they did. Well 75 of them did.

  43. Reminds me of brian brown who cried when NY passed marriage. Maybe he will just end his miserable life when scotus tosses Prop 8 and Doma in the sewer of hsitory.

    BTW this freako claimed he got a degree from a non – existing instittuion. I thought lying was a sin in xtianty.

  44. I bet she probably has never been brought to tears by the fact that people are living under bridges and on the streets, and that there are children in this country who don’t get 3 full meals a day, and that there are many people who are dying from lack of healthcare, or any of the countless ACTUAL tragedies happening in this country. Tragedies that cause suffering and pain, unlike gay marriage which is a union of love and commitment.

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