Quote# 87294

One North Carolina resident is making his anti-marriage equality stance clear after posting a rather troubling video on YouTube that's been going viral in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) blogosphere.

The resident, who introduces himself as Alex, notes: "Right now, there's this amendment trying to be passed -- Amendment One -- that's going to state that marriage is going to be between one man and one woman, which is how it ought to be." Noting that he "was just going to have a little talk" about a "Vote Against Amendment One" sign displayed by a neighbor, Alex proceeds to fire two bullets into the sign with his shotgun.

"That's all, folks," he then notes.

'Alex', Huffington Post 45 Comments [5/13/2012 4:37:22 AM]
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There has been a Hell of a lot of this stuff lately, and not just about that.

5/13/2012 4:40:55 AM


What an asshole.

5/13/2012 4:45:54 AM

Filin De Blanc

Hasn't he just committed a tort?

5/13/2012 4:48:30 AM


I hope someone calls the cops on this guy. I wouldn't take my chances. Vandalism? Harassment? Threats? Yep, there's 3 reasons to send this guy to the can.

5/13/2012 5:12:19 AM


Here's a good rule to follow: if you're going to vandalize a neighbor's property, don't film yourself doing so and post it on the internet.

But then, its pretty clear that Alex isn't the sharpest knife in the drawer.

5/13/2012 5:26:55 AM

Miser Spak

So it would be OK with you if I shot up one of your anti-marriage billboards?

No? Why is that?

5/13/2012 5:29:21 AM

Brendan Rizzo

Hooray for honesty.

5/13/2012 5:29:51 AM


Just how explicit do you have to be before something becomes incitement to violence?

5/13/2012 5:44:42 AM


This is why we can't have nice things, chapter 3,484.

5/13/2012 6:23:00 AM

Raised by Horses

Violence: The dialectical equivalent of throwing your hands up in the air and proclaiming: "I have no idea what the fuck I'm talking about".

5/13/2012 6:26:49 AM


When you have no brains and no balls, grab a gun and shoot.

5/13/2012 6:29:58 AM

mad the swine

Do shotguns fire bullets? I thought they fired shells.

5/13/2012 7:03:28 AM


Yup, violence always shows one is right.

5/13/2012 7:04:03 AM

Fundies Make Me Sick

Well, I'm confident this guy is dangerous. If he's willing to overreact and shoot a sign, I'm sure he'd be willing to do the same to actual gay people. In my estimation, this guy is a sociopath.

5/13/2012 7:20:37 AM


Alex is going to jail! Alex is going to jaiiil! Na na naaa!

5/13/2012 7:20:56 AM




5/13/2012 7:48:57 AM


And it is to be hoped that that video is grounds for his being charged with attempted intimidation and vandalism!

5/13/2012 8:14:43 AM

J. James


I agree. That just shows he's just a pussy hiding behind the gun. No manhood at all.

5/13/2012 9:33:04 AM


This guy would probably go out and shoot a math book after not being able to understand algebra.

5/13/2012 10:18:12 AM

That's a suspiciously high level of hostility. Maybe Alex is secretly upset that he can't come out and marry a guy himself, so he doesnt want any of the other boys to be able to, either.

5/13/2012 12:42:17 PM


"That's how we deal with it round here". Shoot first and ask questions later, just like Yosemite Sam. YEE-HAW!!!

5/13/2012 1:23:39 PM

Weasel Dan

http://www.filibustercartoons.com/index.php/2012/05/12/how-gays-should-live/ says it better than I ever could.

5/13/2012 1:55:01 PM

Doubting Thomas

The thing which I find horrific is that apparently this is accepted behavior among conservatives, since I don't see anywhere where this guy went to jail for illegally discharging a firearm. I'm sure if he'd been firing a shotgun at a pro-Christian sign or display, he'd already be in jail.

5/13/2012 2:21:57 PM


It's always interesting to see how people don't understand the freedom they enjoy.

On the one hand they think it's ok to quench differing opinions with violence and force.

On the other hand they forget that the very fact that they can own a gun, propose an amendment, post a video on YouTube, etc., etc. is based on the right of everybody to voice their opposition to someone else's opinion.

If somebody were to confiscate his guns, deny him any right to vote, arrest him for expressing his opinion, and whatever, he's go ballistic. But that's what he wants.


5/13/2012 2:26:46 PM


Fun fact: Amendment 1 is a lot more equal in it's squashing of rights then we let on. For example it bans civil unions and domestic partnerships not just for gay people, but for heterosexuals too.

5/13/2012 3:06:57 PM

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