SPIKED editor trashes the racism analogy

That unpredictable leftie, Brendon O'Neill (editor of online magazine SPIKED) writes:

"This comparison between restrictions on interracial marriage and restrictions on gay marriage is utterly moronic; it is historically illiterate and politically opportunistic."

He asks campaigners for same sex marriage to...

"at least be honest about what is happening here: people are campaigning for the setting up of a special and new institution. If you want to do that, then go for it, and try to win people over to your belief that this new institution is necessary and good. But please stop flattering your activism by comparing yourselves to those brave souls who took a stand against the stark denial of equity and democratic rights brought about by bans on interracial marriage in the past."

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