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Not going to surrender values to homosexual community | Letter

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I expected a squeal from someone in the homosexual community in response to my April 17 letter. I did not expect that it would be a personal attack. Mr. Nelson's letter is a good example of what they do whenever they perceive a slight. They throw slime at everybody and everything, and invoke arguments of religious and political bias even though my letter did not mention those subjects.

Mr. Nelson challenged my knowledge of the constitution not aware that I have a background in that discipline. He mistakenly assumed that I referred only to national TV programs, but my observations also include local news, Seattle political figures, and Republican officials. He believes that the Reporter should cover just Kirkland news, but he apparently never reads the entire paper. Two examples: the editorial just above his letter discusses regional water issues; and on article on page 19 is about elderly living in New York and Japan.

Mr. Nelson should understand that there are many straight people in Kirkland and elsewhere who are not going to surrender our values to coercion by the homosexual community. Finally, I must observe that the most obnoxious part of his letter is his arrogance in threatening the Reporter if it does not publish what he wants. I hope he follows through with his threat to take it to the publisher. I also hope the publisher tells him to stuff it.

Luisa Franklin-Bell, Kirkland

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