The protest today (August 3rd) went very well, people were well rehearsed by Jason to be loving and peaceful. I met several new people and was very happy with the warmth they shared in our common cause.
Helen, my friend was passing out informational fliers, a man and his wife were going in to eat..he refused and told her to go kiss a dog. She responded with a smile.
Lots of cars honked and waved support but there were a few that gave thumbs down or the finger. When one man yelled "Faggots!" Our crowd just drowned him out with a yahoooooo!
I was interviewed by the Bee.
I view the action as a success, I'm glad I attended, I almost didn't after reading the threats on the so-called.Christian sites, like we should be shot like the people in the theater and even worse. I feared that someone would be attacked or injured. Only one incident occurred, one of ours was crossing the road and a woman laid on her car horn, really overdoing it with a very hateful glare. I think I have a picture of that..but I prefer to display the positive pictures.
Lori's statement did make it into the Fresno Bee:
Read more here.
Thank you Lori!
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