We’ve just added this item to James Fulford’s (very popular) Communism, Socialism, Cultural Marxism, Democratic Hegemonists, Crony Capitalism, Ethnic Agendas, Treason Etc.—The “Ugly Roots” Of Immigration Enthusiasm:
For reasons best known to themselves (or their backers),
…[L]esbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) advocates here in Washington and across the country are bringing new energy and momentum to another thorny social issue: immigration. [VDARE.com note: i.e. illegal immigration]
In a way, their involvement is one of reciprocity— an acknowledgment of the broad support by immigrants of same-sex marriage last November. But it also reflects the overlap of two big political movements with shared constituents, whose struggles have often been cast in terms of human and civil rights. [VDARE.com note: Needless to say, no mention of the fact that California’s gay marriage judicial ukase was overturned in 2008 disproportionately because of black opposition.]
An estimated 5 percent [VDARE.com note: how can they possibly know this?] of undocumented immigrants [VDARE.com note: i.e. illegal aliens] are believed to be lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, and tens of thousands of gay Americans have foreign-born partners….
And gay-rights advocates are bringing more than just momentum — they’ve also put money on the table.
A coalition of three dozen national advocacy groups, including the Pride Foundation and the Gay City Health Project, established a $100,000 fund to help young LGBT undocumented immigrants pay the application fees for a federal program, which grants them relief from deportation and issues them a work permit.
Gay-rights movement’s new focus: immigration, by Lornet Turnbull, Seattle Times, March 7, 2013
VDARE.com is a single-issue, forum site focused on immigration and the National Question. It takes no position on issues like gay marriage (beyond observing that, notwithstanding their supposed “family values,” Hispanic immigrants are not necessarily opposed to it) and it has gay readers AND DONORS.
But the undeniable fact is that many Americans, and all traditional Christians, regard homosexuality as an abomination and a sin. This additional “ugly root” of the political class’s immigration enthusiasm could only give them pause—if they were made aware of it.
In fact, the Seattle Times’ Turnbull belatedly concedes this tension:
Immigration benefits for gay couples have been included in proposals set forth by President Obama, with some Democrats and gay-rights advocates—including those on the Washington Immigration Reform Roundtable—also pushing for them to be included.
But some Republicans have warned that provision could derail or at least hang up legislation that already promises to be divisive.
That same concern has also been raised by some of the more conservative faith-based groups at the Roundtable, which fretted over signing a letter to the Washington congressional delegation that listed benefits for LGBT families among the provisions they want to see in an overhaul bill.
What’s particularly hypocritical here is that other Main Stream Media template reportorials are whooping up the alleged new enthusiasm of religious leaders for “immigration reform” a.k.a. amnesty—see, for example, Faith Leaders to Obama: "Time Is Now" for Immigration Reform, by Jordan Fabian, ABC News, March 8, 2013.
What do the gay militants think of their (putatively) anti-gay Christian fellow travelers? What do the Christians think of their often-Christophobic gay (so to speak) bedfellows?
And why didn’t the Seattle Times’ Turnbull (email) and ABC News’ Fabian (email) ask?