Tell Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition to Invite Gay GOP Politician Fred Karger to Candidate's Forum
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Tell Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition to Invite Gay GOP Politician Fred Karger to Candidate's Forum

    1. Michael Jones
    2. Petition by

      Michael Jones

      Boston, MA

The Iowa Christian Alliance has scheduled a candidate's forum in March 2011, hoping to attract some big name Republicans planning to run for President in 2012. But one candidate they haven't invited? Gay GOP operative Fred Karger, who has launched a presidential exploratory committee, who has visited Iowa five times, and who has even released a television commercial to introduce himself to voters.

The Iowa Christian Alliance doesn't want Karger in the crowd, because they don't want to acknowledge the presence of gay Republicans, or allow space in the Republican Party to debate LGBT issues. What a shame. Shouldn't Iowa voters be the ones to decide whether Karger's candidacy is legitimate, and not the Iowa Christian Alliance? What do they have to lose by inviting Karger to their event, and allowing him to speak to voters?

Send the Iowa Christian Alliance a message that they shouldn't be afraid to invite Karger to their candidate forum. Let Iowa Republican voters decide whether a candidate sinks or swims, rather than the heavy hand of the Iowa Christian Alliance.

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    • Carlos Collins POUGHKEEPSIE, NY
      • over 3 years ago

      While I find Republicans of any variety far more conservitive then I am comfortable with, no one should be discriminated for their sexual orientation.

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    • Leslie Gray OLYMPIA, WA
      • over 3 years ago

      I feel that you should be aware that the members of the GLBT community that you're discriminating against were actually born the way they are. We don't choose our orientation any more than you choose yours. Don't believe me? Watch this AMA video, made for the training of the doctors of this country.

      http://media01.commpartners.com/AMA/sexual_identity_jan_2011/index.html

      God made us the way we are, and you don't really have the right to judge anyone; it says so in your bible.

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