Anti-Gay Activists: Straight Marriages Would Be ‘Diminished’ By Same-Sex Marriages

This weekend, CBS News ran a segment highlighting the differences between the Republican and Democratic Parties’ positions on same-sex marriage. One of the couples highlighted in the feature was Jim and Pat Ramseth, who are working against same-sex marriage in Washington. As Laurel Ramseyer and Pam’s House Blend noticed, their explanation for their opposition was revealing. Jim said, “I just think that that word ‘marriage’ is ours. Two-gender couples, for all and ever. And I don’t want that diminished,” and Pat added, “Marriage is something that is a God-given gift to us, as man and woman.” This blatant display of heterosexual supremacy is a candid glimpse at what anti-gay activists actually believe. Watch the segment: