In a WND.com column, Christian
conservative Les Kinsolving compares people who engage in bestiality
with gay men and lesbians.
In the May 20 opinion piece, titled Why
Not An Additional “B” To LGBT?, Kinsolving suggests gay
people are lower than people who engage in bestiality because the
latter does not spread HIV/AIDS or syphilis, unlike gays.
“If lesbians, male homosexuals,
bisexuals and transsexuals should have the right to marriage licenses
– as a few states, including Maryland, now provide – why should
the real animal lovers (whose orientation is bestiality) not be
allowed to marry?” Kinsolving wrote.
“The argument that animals are
incapable of making a choice is surely invalid in that some animals
choose to run away when fondled by humans, while others do not –
which certainly indicates their ability to choose.”
“Have there ever been any reports
that apprehended practitioners of bestiality have as high a rate of
AIDS and syphilis as do homosexuals?” he added.
Matters notes that Kinsolving stated in 2012 that Maryland voters
would reject a marriage equality law because gays are more likely to