LWV should apologize for panel discussion

On Tuesday your paper printed an article on the Editorial page lauding the

local League of Women voters. I am not aware of who wrote the article but it

was inaccurate and misleading and misguided. Shortly before the vote on

homosexual marriage in Hawai’i, the League of Women Voters held what was billed

as a panel discussion of the pros and cons of homosexual marriage here in

Hawai’i. As I recall there were 7 panel members supposedly representing both

sides. There was only one member who was against homosexual marriage and he was

a last minute addition from the KCC staff. They even had a so-called minister

who claimed homosexuality was okay. It was a blatant attempt by the League of

Women Voters to promote homosexual marriage and by the stacking of the panel an

attempt to mislead the public into believing that the public as a whole

approved. If they want any credibility from me they should apologize to the

people of Kaua’i for that attempt to manage public opinion by

deceit.

ROBERT W. YOUNT

Koloa

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