Participant in previous Folsom Street Fair, which features public displays of nudity and sexual fetishes
Asked to respond to a San Francisco “gay”-festival’s promo mocking the Last Supper of Jesus Christ, the chief spokesman for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi offered a dismissive quip.
“As a Catholic, the speaker is confident that Christianity has not been harmed,” said Drew Hammill, the San Francisco Democrat’s press secretary.
WND reported earlier this week the Last Supper poster promoting the Folsom Street Fair replaces the bread and wine with sex toys and depicts Jesus Christ and his disciples as “half-naked homosexual sadomasochists.”
Scheduled for Sunday, the annual sadomasochistic “leather event” features public displays of nudity and sexual acts.
After the ad was exposed by the Christian group Concern Women for America, the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights pressed the Miller Brewing Co. to remove its logo from the poster. With the logo still in place despite a promise from Miller, along with the beer giant’s continued sponsorship, the Catholic group is calling for a boycott of the company.
CWA noted Pelosi, a major supporter of homosexual activism, will receive an award Oct. 6 from the “gay rights” group Human Rights Campaign.
CWA has asked California’s elected officials – including Pelosi, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer – to “publicly condemn this unprovoked attack against Christ and His followers.”
Matt Barber, CWA’s policy director for cultural issues, said his organization has “photographic evidence the San Francisco government suspends indecency and child abuse laws for a day allowing fair goers to parade the streets of San Francisco, fully nude, engaging in illegal public sex while taxpayer funded police stand-by and do nothing.”
Barber pointed out children have attend the event, exposing them to “this activity which is illegal child abuse.”
“We’re a nation of laws, and we’re calling on Mayor Gavin Newsom to enforce the law and for San Francisco police to arrest lawbreakers on Sunday,” he said.
Folsom Street Fair promotional poster
The festival boasts that it draws about 400,000 people each year from around the world. It describes its mission as organizing “world-class volunteer driven leather events, providing the adult alternative lifestyle community safe venues for self-expression, emphasizing freedom, fun and frolic, while raising money to benefit San Francisco charities.”
Catholic League president Bill Donohue said he sent all 11 members of Miller’s Executive Committee a “sample of the kinds of sick behaviors S&M Miller is sponsoring.”
His accompanying memo says in part:
It is hard to believe that if you knew exactly what kind of event the Folsom Street Fair is that you would want Miller to be sponsoring it. That is why I am sending the enclosed photos of this event (taken from previous years) to you.
In the outside chance you are not disturbed by these photos, please show them to your mother, wife and daughters.
I trust that you will do the right thing and withdraw sponsorship of this event immediately. Rest assured that we will not walk away from this issue. The public is rallying to our side, emboldening us to stay in this fight for as long as it takes.
Donohue told the Miller executives his group sent a letter yesterday to more than 200 religious organizations asking them to join the boycott.
He said if Miller does not pull its sponsorship, “we will announce a game plan on Monday that will make the company regret it ever decided to insult Christians.”
The Catholic League also is protesting the fair’s support of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, a homosexual group describing itself as “21st century nuns for the queer” that mocks Catholicism.
The “Sisters’ planned a “Last Supper” last night in preparation for the San Francisco fair:
“There is no better way to prepare your mortal flesh for the kinkiest weekend on Earth than to nourish your bones and boost your spirit with a divine feast: The Last Supper With The Sisters, at Eureka Restaurant … “
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