California lawyer Calls on God While Proposing LGBT Execution Ballot Measure

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( — March 5, 2015)  — Los Angeles, Ca. – A lawyer from California has submitted a referendum proposal to outlaw homosexuality in the famously liberal western US state, on pain of execution, AFP reported.

LA attorney of law Matthew McLaughlin, proposed the so-called “Sodomite Suppression Act” ballot initiative against LGBT population to the California Attorney General’s office last week. He paid a $200 fee for a submission, and waited for over 360,000 signatures to proceed. The nature of proposal, however, guarantees that people of California wouldn’t back this initiative.    

“The abominable crime against nature known as buggery, called also sodomy, is a monstrous evil that Almighty God, giver of freedom and liberty, commands us to suppress on pain of our utter destruction even as he overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah,” reads the proposal, posted for comments on the attorney general’s website.

“Seeing that it is better that offenders should die rather than that all of us should be killed by God’s just wrath against us… the people of California wisely command, in the fear of God, that any person who willingly touches another person of the same gender for purposes of sexual gratification be put to death by bullets to the head or by any other convenient method,” he wrote.

McLaughlin, who submitted the “Sodomite Suppression Act” ballot initiative proposal was not available for comment, however, the proposal has obviously caused lots of controversy.

“Read the 10 commandments McLaughlin,” wrote one reader calling the lawyer to spend more time reading his bible instead of “proving to everyone that he is a religious nut job.”

“What on earth could cause an individual to demonstrate such raw ignorance? It is almost inconceivable that an individual could be so stupid. But then again, he is an attorney,” another reader posted a comment.

According to a Yahoo News report, the lawyer’s address registered with the proposal is in Huntington Beach, south of Los Angeles in Orange County, known as a Republican stronghold in otherwise overwhelmingly Democratic and socially liberal California.