President Obama Asks *You* To Celebrate Homosexual Pride Month
by Jimmy Akin
The President has asked all Americans to observe this month, so if you’re an American, this means he is asking you to do so.
In a proclamation posted on the White House web site, he writes:
NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim June 2010 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month. I call upon all Americans to observe this month by fighting prejudice and discrimination in their own lives and everywhere it exists.
Earlier in the proclamation he detailed all the things he has done on behalf of these favored citizens:
Across my Administration, openly LGBT employees are serving at every level. . . .
My Administration has advanced our journey by signing into law the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr., Hate Crimes Prevention Act, which strengthens Federal protections against crimes based on gender identity or sexual orientation. We renewed the Ryan White CARE Act, which provides life saving medical services and support to Americans living with HIV/AIDS, and finally eliminated the HIV entry ban. I also signed a Presidential Memorandum directing hospitals receiving Medicare and Medicaid funds to give LGBT patients the compassion and security they deserve in their time of need, including the ability to choose someone other than an immediate family member to visit them and make medical decisions.More…
Editor’s Note: Thanks to Jimmy Akin, who was first up with this at the National Catholic Register…