Today Senator Chris Buttars was in the news. Referring to homosexuality, he is reported to have said, among other things:
I believe the whole thing is immoral. What is the morals of a gay person? You can’t answer that, because anything goes. So now you’re moving toward a society that has no morals. [Homosexuality is] a perversion. They don’t want equality. They want superiority.
Predictably many were shocked and expressed their contempt. For example, there was this from homosexual rights activist Jacob Whipple:
It’s extremely offensive and inappropriate, especially for an elected official. It should not be tolerated.
And from Senator Scott McCoy, the only (thankfully) openly homosexual member of the Senate:
An apology is not going to do it at this point. I’m not sure I’d find an apology sincere anyway.