Rose Parade Boycott

12/30/2013 2:39 pm0 commentsViews: 7

PASADENA (CNS) – The head of a Sacramento-based group is calling for a
boycott of the

Aubrey Loots & Danny Leclair to Marry in 2014 Rose Parade.

Aubrey Loots & Danny Leclair to Marry in 2014 Rose Parade.

because two men will be married
aboard the AIDS Healthcare Foundation float.
Randy Thomasson, who heads, said “parents and
grandparents” were appalled at what he called a “political stunt forced upon
children who are watching.”
Thomasson said children would get the message that “homosexual behavior
is good and normal, when it’s not biologically based, results in a high rate
of HIV/AIDS and other STDs …”
The group urged people not to watch TV coverage or attend the parade,
and to complain to parade offciials and sponsors.
No one with the AHF was immediately available for comment.
When the wedding was announced, AHF said the event fits the parade’s
theme, “Dreams Come True,” and the idea behind the float’s banner: “Love is
the best protection.”
Danny Leclair, 42, originally from Canada, and Aubrey Loots, 45 and a
native of South Africa, will exchange vows aboard the float. Together, they own
Studio DNA Salons
“Having my relationship recognized legally is already a dream come
true,” Leclair said Dec. 17. “To be able to declare my love to the world at
large in hopes of inspiring others to live proudly and authentically is an
enormous honor.”
AHF officials said the couple will be joined on the float by Sharon
Raphael and Mina Meyer, a lesbian couple who have been together for 42 years
and were married in California in 2008.
On its website, bills itself as “your pro-family
leader, standing strong for moral virtues for the common good.”


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