Wednesday, July 09, 2008

Crossing the line

In 1991 ACT UP, a radical gay activist group, fitted Jesse Helms home in Arlington Virginia with a condom because of Helms unrelenting opposition to the radical gay agenda. Video here.

ACT UP was a newly formed group at the time and had no cash, it was never revealed then, but Towleroad is now admitting that Hollywood Mogul David Geffen gave Act Up $3000 cash to fund the act of protest on a Senator's home.

I believe in the right to protest, but targeting people's private homes goes beyond the pale. And I say that about any protesting that I agree with as well (like anti-abortion protesting). Private homes are off limits to me. Period. There must be common decency.

Jesse Helms died on July 4th and he put up with more than most of us ever would have. He wasn't perfect, but he never deserved that.

Rest in peace.

David Geffen is, of course, supporting Barack Obama for President having raised over 1.3 million for him already.