Free Zach!

Poor Zach has been sent to a fascist "re-education" camp by his totally unfit parents because he's gay. The leader of this place tells the kids that they are better off committing suicide than "staying gay"!

Read about it here.

Read the full list of rules as posted by Zack on his weblog. If this isn't fascism, I don't what is. (See an excerpt below).

This is a list of things the kids can and cannot do while at this re-education center ... notice the heavy emphasis on shame.

These people make me sick. Parents like this should have their children taken away from them. I am so sick of this anti-gay bullshit. I thought Christians were supposed to "love thy neighbor"? I hope this poor kid gets out of there soon and is okay. Fascist bastards!

Excerpt from Zach's weblog: The Rules of the Re-Education Camp

Safekeeping Rules

1. All new Refuge clients will be placed into Safekeeping for the initial two to three days of their program. A client on safekeeping may not communicate verbally, or by using hand gestures or eye contact, with any other clients, staff members, or his/her parents or guardians. In case of a practical need, Safekeeping clients may write down their question or request and show it to another client, staff member, or their parent or guardian. Writing may only be used when absolutely necessary. Parents and guardians must enforce their child¹s safekeeping status at home or in their temporary lodging.


4. Safekeeping clients are permitted to say ³hello² and to communicate enough information to be courteous in public interaction (mostly in the clients¹ church setting).

5. Safekeeping clients are required to spend a minimum of two hours (in one sitting) a day alone in their room (note: by ³alone² it is understood that parents or guardians can be in the room but are not to interact or disrupt the alone time of the safekeeping client). During the alone time Safekeeping clients may work on their treatment plans, read program materials or the Bible, pray, or work on other assignments from their staffworkers.


6. No television viewing, going to movies, or reading/watching/listening to secular media of any kind, anywhere within the client¹s and the parent¹s/guardian¹s control. This includes listening to classical or instrumental music that is not expressly Christian (Beethoven, Bach, etc. are not considered Christian). The only exception to the media policy is the weekly movie.

7. Refuge clients may watch one video/DVD per week that has been approved by staff via C.O.C. Movies submitted for approval must be rated G or PG.  The parents/guardians are responsible for securing the video/DVD.

12. Refuge clients must be accompanied by a parent during any trip to a public restroom.

13. No access to malls of any kind.


14. Clients are not allowed to visit any video, music or media stores that are not expressly Christian, even if accompanied by a parent or guardian.  Clients may visit LifeWay Christian stores with a parent or guardian.

Oh, and good ol' Jimmy Swaggart (remember him? He slept with a prostitute at a run-down motel) has apparently threatened to kill any homosexual that looks at him and tell God 'that he died'.

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