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May 05, 2009

Next on Senate agenda? 'Pedophile Protection Act'

Next on Senate agenda? 'Pedophile Protection Act'

'Hate crimes' law definitions would protect 547 sex 'philias'


The leader of a pro-family organization says families across the nation need to contact their U.S. senators now to try to derail a legislative plan that already has passed the U.S. House and is being awaited by President Obama – after a Democrat confirmed that it would protect "all 547 forms of sexual deviancy or 'paraphilias' listed by the American Psychiatric Association."

Janet Porter, who also heads the Christian ministry, today cited S. 909, dubbed the "Pedophile Protection Act" as an extreme danger to America.

As H.R. 1913, the House version of the so-called "hate crimes" bill was adopted on a 149-175 vote, but not before several amendments were proposed by Republicans trying to mitigate the impact of the draconian law.

Democratic Sens. Edward Kennedy and Patrick Leahy immediately introduced a matching plan in the U.S. Senate, and activists say a vote in committee could come as early as tomorrow.

The proposal, formally called the Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Prevention Act after a Wyoming homosexual who was killed in a horrific robbery and beating in 1998, creates a special class for homosexuals and others with alternative sexual lifestyles and provides them protections against so-called "hate."

It specifically denies such protections to other targeted classes of citizens such as pastors, Christians, missionaries, veterans and the elderly.

Wrote Porter, "I've written extensively about how this bill would criminalize Christianity and turn those who disagree with the homosexual agenda into felons, but criminalizing Christianity is just the beginning of what this bill would do. It would also elevate pedophiles as a special protected class – since the term 'sexual orientation' which has been added to the 'hate crimes' legislation includes them in the American Psychiatric Association's definition of various 'sexual orientations."

Porter cited the amendment offering from Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, in committee that was very simple:

The term sexual orientation as used in this act or any amendments to this act does not include pedophilia.
But majority Democrats refused to accept that.

Congressman Louis Gohmert, R-Texas, then explained what that means, Porter wrote.

There are only 242 crimes where there is actually some – truly – an assault, and we just rejected an amendment to including pedophilia from being a part of this protected class. Do you realize what that means?

If a mother hears that their child has been raped and she slaps the assailant with her purse, she is now gone after as a hate criminal because this is a protected class. There are other protected classes in here. I mean simple exhibitionism. I have female friends who have told me over the years that some guy flashed them, and their immediate reaction was to hit them with their purse. Well now, he's committed a misdemeanor, she has committed a federal hate crime because the exhibitionism is protected under sexual orientation.
I know my friend said that we have a definition in the law, but there is nothing in this bill that references the definitions in the Hate Crimes Statistical Act…it's not there. We asked that it be added so we could get a specific definition. It is not there.
And having reviewed cases as an appellate judge, I know that when the legislature has the chance to include a definition and refuses, then what we look at is the plain meaning of those words. The plain meaning of sexual orientation is anything to which someone is orientated. That could include exhibitionism, it could include necrophilia (sexual arousal/activity with a corpse) … it could include Urophilia (sexual arousal associated with urine), voyeurism. You see someone spying on you changing clothes and you hit them, they've committed a misdemeanor, you've committed a federal felony under this bill. It is so wrong.
King, Porter wrote, also told the full U.S. House that the APA has a list of 547 different "paraphilias" that would be protected by members of Congress under the "hate crimes" plan.

U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., a "hate crimes" supporter, agreed, saying:

This bill addresses our resolve to end violence based on prejudice and to guarantee that all Americans regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability or all of these 'Philias' and fetishes and 'ism's' that were put forward need not live in fear because of who they are. I urge my colleagues to vote in favor of this rule…"

Porter said families, parents, Americans, anyone interested in the future of the nation, needs to contact their members in the Senate and demand hearings, then demand a filibuster.

"Pushing away an unwelcome advance of a homosexual, transgendered, cross-dresser or exhibitionist could make you a felon under this law. Speaking out against the homosexual agenda could also make you a felon if you are said to influence someone who pushes away that unwelcome advance. And pedophiles and other sexual deviants would enjoy an elevated level of protection while children, seniors, veterans, and churches would not," Porter said.
The "hate crimes" proposal not only sets up criminal charges against those whose actions or words offend homosexuals but also provides money "to improve the education and training of local officials to identify, investigate, prosecute and prevent hate crimes."

President Obama, supported strongly during his campaign by homosexual advocates, appears ready to respond to their desires.

"I urge members on both sides of the aisle to act on this important civil rights issue by passing this legislation to protect all of our citizens from violent acts of intolerance," he said.
Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., said H.R. 1913 will create "thought crimes," and U.S. Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz., said it will end equality in the U.S.

Matt Barber of Liberty Counsel has spoken out against H.R. 1913 a number of times.

"As has proved to be true in both Europe and Canada, this Orwellian piece of legislation is the direct precursor to freedom killing and speech chilling 'hate speech' laws. It represents a thinly veiled effort to ultimately silence – under penalty of law – morally, medically and biblically based opposition to the homosexual lifestyle," he said.


Wild Thing's comment..........

We officially have the Congress from HELL. Satan himself couldn’t plan evil as well.

They are saying that any orientation will become federally protected. Saying something derogatory about a convicted child rapist will be a hate crime.

Last Wednesday I posted the video of Rep. King speaking out about how awful this bill is and specifically this part of it. He had offered an amendment that barred pedophiles from receiving special protection. Democrats said no.

Hate Crimes Bill H.R. 1913 Threatens Innocent Americans


....Thank you Mark for sending this to me.

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Posted by Wild Thing at May 5, 2009 05:49 AM


It also creates a very dangerous loophole in the law where they might be able to get a new trial or get off because someone called them a derogatory name. I've been called some the worst names in the book--we all have been called names or picked on, but I didn't go hurting the other person for crying out loud. It also infringes on the first amendment--freedom of speech. So you don't like this person or that person--it works both ways--they may not like you either.

Posted by: Lynn at May 5, 2009 08:14 AM

Pedophiles and rapists should be executed. No questions asked.

Homos DO NOT have civil rights! Males / Females have civil rights. Jews / other religions have civil rights. Old people / young people have ciivl rights. Black / White / Others have civil rights. Homos do not!!

Homos are a "Pox" on society! In the Marines, they ARE NOT tolerated, nor accepted. Usually they end up in the Naval Hospital or sent home to mommy in a bag.

Posted by: SSgt Steve at May 5, 2009 08:16 AM

This is just so very wrong. It is part of Obama's agenda to destroy (change) the moral fabric of America and turn us into a socialist Sodom. I bet Barney Fwank is really pushing this bill. Probably a few more closet homos in the Congress also.

Posted by: TomR at May 5, 2009 01:11 PM

So now they are protecting queers but also they want to protect every other sexual deviate, depraved pervert in the country. These people have lost any moral compass they ever had. This is blasphemy.

I'm sure all the parents of dead children murdered by these deviant bastards are just thrilled that now they will receive special treatment.

Posted by: Mark at May 5, 2009 04:00 PM

Lynn, your so right. This is so dangerous.
like you said it can cause a loophole where
the bad guy can get off too.

Posted by: Wild Thing at May 5, 2009 06:09 PM

SSgt Steve, I agree!!!
"Pedophiles and rapists should
be executed."

Posted by: Wild Thing at May 5, 2009 06:12 PM

Tom, thinking about all the people knowns,
and the people he has nominated and put
in his administration. This man doesn't
even know one single good and decent
person in his whole life.

Posted by: Wild Thing at May 5, 2009 06:16 PM

Mark, it totally sickens me. This will
make it all but impossible for parents
or women that are raped or any of the
other crimes these people commit to get
Justice for the victim. OH we must now
say a bad word about mr. so and so he
might be offended even though he needs
to be questioned about a recent crime.

Posted by: Wild Thing at May 5, 2009 06:21 PM