Let’s Treat All Choices Equally

I’m going to make a dangerous assumption. I’m going to assume that the people that want being gay to be treated as a “choice” really mean that they want every choice treated the same way…

The Military is all volunteer. That means the possible consequences of that service PTSD and injury are a choice. The end of that is that we deny services to them because of their choice. No more V.A. Hospitals. Sorry guys, it was your choice.

Driving a car is a choice. You knew the possibilities that there would be drunks, faulty equipment, or any of the other dangers. So, we are no longer going to spend our time and money protecting you. No more traffic enforcement.

Single mothers, you made the choice. We are very sorry that you don’t have enough income to feed those kids. Maybe if you let a couple starve, then you will have enough income to feed the rest.

You live in an area that has natural disasters. You could have picked a different place to live. Better luck next time. We’ll send you a sympathy card.

The logical end to treating things like choice is that we treat all choices the same. I do not think that being gay is a choice any more than being male or female is.

But Miller, we didn’t mean that. What we mean to say is that we only want the things we DISAGREE with to be treated as a choice.

Sorry guys, you decided that “equal protection under the law” was a conditional statement. It wasn’t me. If you want “fairness” then apply it equally. Otherwise, put your money where your mouth is. Stand up for the things you might disagree with. If you have decided that gay is a choice, the conclusion to that thought is that being straight is also a choice. If you want your protections, protect the rights of others. From their perspective, you are the one that is different.

*editorial, I do not believe that gay is a choice. I also do not agree with the idea that we do any of the negative things I propose*

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2 comments

  1. “But Miller, we didn’t mean that. What we mean to say is that we only want the things we DISAGREE with to be treated as a choice.”

    That also means being “straight” is a choice. I wonder when heterosexuals chose to be straight?

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