Peter LaBarbera, of the anti-gay group Americans For Truth About Homosexuality, recently claimed that homosexuals were going to ruin Thanksgiving by being thankful for the advances in LGBT rights.
LaBarbera cited an article in The Advocate, a pro-gay publication, which mentioned the states that legalized gay marriage this year: Rhode Island, Delaware, Minnesota, New Jersey, Illinois and Hawaii.
In response, LaBarbera wrote on his website:
As secularism and – dare I say – godlessness deepen in these United States, many are leaving God out of Thanksgiving Day. Language always follows the heart: have you noticed the habit that has crept in of people being thankful for this and that – without being thankful to God?
Now homosexuality advocates (and others) have taken this regrettable phenomenon a step further: using Thanksgiving as an opportunity to be “thankful for” developments that are decidedly ungodly – e.g., the advance of out-and-proud homosexualism, including “same-sex marriage,” in the United States.
...So have a great Thanksgiving, watch some football, enjoy your feast – but take at least a moment, even privately in your heart, to thank the Lord your God for all your blessings – including living in a nation that has been blessed abundantly by Him. And repent of your sins, just as we as a nation must repent and return to honoring our motto of being under God if we are to achieve greatness again, and avoid His divine judgment upon us.