# HJR 6

Open letter to Kim Pearson State Representative

(I hope not just Pearson, but other Iowa Republicans will read this letter. - promoted by desmoinesdem)

Excerpt from the post.culture.shock blog

When I was in middle school, I earned spare money by babysitting for a lot of the neighborhood kids. One of the parents I was employed by was Kim Pearson, one of the sponsors of the bill in the Iowa House to amend the Constitution to ban not only gay marriage, but also civil unions and domestic partnerships. This is my letter to her. (edited somewhat with the recognition that this is now going to a lot of folks who don’t know me as well as Kim did, and who likely don’t care what I’ve been up to since I spent a summer taking care of her kids)

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Jesus would throw them out and marry you

This morning as you read this there are many so called godly Iowans sitting in the pews of their respective churches listening, and participating in, blame and judgment. Compounding fears of the demise of our state, country, and families, because the Iowa Supreme Court upheld rights for all Iowans, not just the ones that meet their criteria.

Hypocrite : a person who puts on a false appearance of virtue or religion

Pharisee:a self-righteous or sanctimonious person

According to the Holy Bible they  use to interpret the laws of our country Jesus would have deemed them Pharisees.

There are many Iowans who are religious and their actions convey their deep level of spirtuality.
Sadly, there were many Iowans this week who showed their hypocrisy and fear based drive to discriminate against one group of people.

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