Bil Browning

Alaska's Anti-Trans 'Tolerant City' Ad

Filed By Bil Browning | March 28, 2012 11:00 AM | comments

Filed in: Fundie Watch, Media, Politics
Tags: Alaska, Anchorage, anti-trans advertising, civil rights legislation, deceptive PR campaigns, religious right

If this doesn't make you throw up in your mouth, you watched it with the sound off.

With Anchorage facing a vote soon on whether to add sexual orientation and gender identity to the city's non-discrimination ordinance, the religious right fanatics have stooped to a new low. Claiming "Anchorage is already a tolerant city," this anti-trans advertisement has been released by the deceptively named "Protect Your Rights."

The sheer chutzpah of claiming denying people civil rights is "tolerant" and "protecting" citizens' rights is appalling. When have civil rights ever been protected by denying them to others? This is a PR campaign straight out of hell - not heaven.

The One Anchorage Campaign, supporters of Proposition 5, have asked that the ad be pulled.


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