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Creep of the Week: Chris Buttars

By |2018-01-22T16:55:25-05:00December 3rd, 2009|Opinions|

Somebody needs to give the gift of reading this holiday season and buy Utah Sen. Chris Buttars a dictionary with a neon Post-It next to the word “euphemism.”
Maybe then he’d stop saying things like, “I meet with the gays here and there. They were in my house two weeks ago. I don’t mind gays. But I don’t want ’em stuffing it down my throat all the time. Certainly not in my kid’s face.”
Woah there, Buttars. Enough with the saucy talk. Seriously.
Buttars deep throat comments were made on Fox 13 news during a story about a statewide gay rights bill that Buttars is actually considering supporting. This is pretty surprising, considering Buttars sponsored Utah’s anti-gay marriage amendment.
“I believe traditional marriage is the foundation of our civilization and I’ll continue to support public policy that strengthens traditional marriage,” Buttars said in February. “I will also continue to oppose policy that undermines that foundation.”
But I guess the old dog feels he owes it to gays to throw them a bone with this discrimination thing.
The bill would bar discrimination against gays and lesbians in areas like housing and employment. Even the Mormon Church is down with it.

“My goodness, anybody should be able to live in a house and have a job and not worry about being thrown out by sexual choices,” Buttars said about the bill. “Unless they act out.”
Ah, yes. Always a catch. What does it mean, exactly, to “act out” in Buttars’ mind? Apparently, forcing elderly Utah senators to blow you.
Buttars is clear, though, that the gay rights buck would stop at the anti-discrimination law.
“I’m sure the gays look at this as a step toward killing Amendment 3 (the anti-gay marriage amendment),” Buttars told Fox 13.
Next thing you know, gays will want to adopt kids, something Buttars is adamantly against. Speaking about a potential bill to grant adoption rights Buttars said, “As far as I’m concerned, that’s dead on arrival.”
This really isn’t a surprise considering Buttars’ record on gay issues. Earlier this year, he compared gays with radical Muslims and said that gays were a threat to America.
“I believe (gays) will destroy the foundation of the American society. In my mind, it’s the beginning of the end. … Sodom and Gomorrah was localized. This is worldwide,” he said in Feb. “I believe the whole thing is immoral. What is the morals of a gay person? You can’t answer that, because anything goes. So now you’re moving toward a society that has no morals.”
That’s right. Gays think morality is such a drag. Which is why it is impossible to look back in history and ever find a gay person who didn’t punch children and steal Social Security checks from little old ladies. Nope. No morality here. All gays want to do is turn your wife into a pillar of salt. And then use her as a centerpiece at one of their big gay galas.
“They’re probably the greatest threat to America going down I know of,” he said.
Wait, “going down?” Sen. Buttars, Freud would have a field day with you.

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