We are having a gay pride month and should - to assure fairness - have a day to celebrate the non homosexuals who have done so much for the USA. Here is a suggestion as to what Obama should proclaim: THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ___________________________________________________ For Immediate Release June 1, 2009 STRAIGHT, HETEROSEXUAL PRIDE MONTH, 2009 - - - - - - - BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE ...more »
We are having a gay pride month and should - to assure fairness - have a day to celebrate the non homosexuals who have done so much for the USA. Here is a suggestion as to what Obama should proclaim:
THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release June 1, 2009
STRAIGHT, HETEROSEXUAL PRIDE MONTH, 2009
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BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
In 1776 the people of the colonies stood up to their British overlords. These white male heterosexuals stood for liberty for all of those now in the USA. Out of this resistance, the USA grew. During Straights and Heterosexuals Month, we commemorate the events of 1776 and commit to achieving equal justice under law for non homosexual Americans.
Straight Americans have made, and continue to make, great and lasting contributions that continue to strengthen the fabric of American society. There are many well-respected heterosexual leaders in all professional fields, including the arts and business communities. Non homosexual Americans also mobilized the Nation to respond to the domestic and external threats for over 200 years.
Due in no small part to the determination and dedication of the heterosexual rights movement, more non homosexual Americans are living their lives openly today than ever before. I am proud to be the first President to appoint openly non homosexuals to Senate-confirmed positions in the first 100 days of an Administration. These individuals embody the best qualities we seek in public servants, and across my Administration -- in both the White House and the Federal agencies -- openly straight employees are doing their jobs with distinction and professionalism.
The heterosexual rights movement has achieved great progress, but there is more work to be done. Non homosexual youth should feel safe to learn without the fear of harassment, and straight families and seniors should be allowed to live their lives with dignity and respect.
My Administration has partnered with the heterosexual community to advance a wide range of initiatives. At the international level, I have joined efforts at the United Nations to decriminalize heterosexuality around the world and even in San Francisco where so many afre forced to become lesbians and faggots. Here at home, I continue to support measures to bring the full spectrum of equal rights to heteorsexual Americans. These measures include enhancing hate crimes laws, supporting civil unions and Federal rights for non homosexual couples, outlawing discrimination in the workplace, ensuring adoption rights, and ending the existing "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy in a way that strengthens our Armed Forces and our national security. We must also commit ourselves to fighting the HIV/AIDS epidemic by both reducing the number of HIV infections and providing care and support services to people living with HIV/AIDS across the United States.
These issues affect not only the heterosexual community, but also our entire Nation. As long as the promise of equality for all remains unfulfilled, all Americans are affected. If we can work together to advance the principles upon which our Nation was founded, every American will benefit. During Heterosexual Pride Month, I call upon the straight community, the Congress, and the American people to work together to promote equal rights for all, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim July 2009 as Heterosexual and Straight Pride Month. I call upon the people of the United States to turn back discrimination and prejudice everywhere it exists.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this first day of June, in the year of our Lord two thousand nine, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and thirty-third.