Regarding the April 7 news article “Billy Graham statue wanted in D.C.”: The General Assembly wants to replace a statue of a former governor who is considered a racist with one of a person who apparently doesn’t believe, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness”?
The Rev. Billy Graham has done tremendous work, but his belief that persons in the lesbian/gay community shouldn’t have the same constitutional rights as the heterosexual community is just as wrong as a governor who is now considered a racist.
I think the General Assembly should look further if it wants to replace a statue. I wonder, what would we call legislators who don’t believe this constitutional right, either?