Matt Barber of the Christian
conservative group Liberty Counsel has described Harvey Milk as an
The USPS announced last week that
Milk's legacy will be commemorated on a 2014 U.S. postage stamp.
Milk was the first openly gay elected official of a major U.S. city.
However, a year after his 1977 election to the San Francisco Board of
Supervisors, he was murdered by Dan White, a former supervisor.
Milk is the first openly gay politician
to receive such an honor.
Barber told OneNewsNow that honoring
Milk's legacy “shows us how we have entered an era where we call
evil good and good evil.”
“Harvey Milk was demonstrably,
categorically an evil man based on his rape of teenage boys,”
said. “And the fact that our U.S. government would be
commemorating and recognizing him as some kind of hero really just
boggles the mind.”