From the article:
"Just look back on this past week. In Colorado you had an elected politician compare
homosexuality to murder; you had the Catholic Church in New Mexico denounce efforts to allow gay and lesbian couples could share the same health benefits; you had 2,000 people show up in Hawaii to protest civil unions and the “sin” of homosexuality; you had a Utah politician say that gays and lesbians were the greatest threat to America; and you had someone beaten in a Seattle neighborhood simply for being gay (not to mention the arrest of someone for the murder of a gay immigrant in New York, and the conviction of a man found guilty of murdering a gay man in Florida two years ago).
All of that combined doesn’t describe a nation of cowards. It describes a nation of malice.”