Saturday, January 2, 2010
Luv, luv, luv
Luv, luv, luv. Sort of reminds you of the 60's doesn't it? Of "Hair." Of being kind to your neighbor and all that.
It doesn't mean that now.
A group opposed to marriage equality, Let Us Vote, has named themselves LUV. Now let's be clear. Let us vote actually means "Let us vote against same-sex marriage."
So now they are calling themselves "Luv"? The exact opposite of what they are fostering? The world is getting more Orwellian every day.
It will take some time for this group to bring the question to the ballot. It must pass the Iowa legislature two years in a row before becomes a referendum. But the "LUV" group has already thrown down the gauntlet, ready to use their money to oust any legislator who upholds the Iowa Supreme Court decision.
I've asked this before but it makes sense to ask it again. Why would people devote their lives to stop two other citizens from marrying? Are they that insecure in their own marriages? I'm not sure. But I do know that it has nothing at all to do with luv.
I've already visited the web page of Luv Iowa and written a respectful yet clear message on their email/comment page. If you'd like to do the same, here's the address: http://www.luviowa.com/contact.php