Taxpayer money promotes 'gay' Valentine's cards

NPR pushes 'rainbow of love' same day it thanks Obama for increased fundingPosted: February 15, 2011 8:57 pm Eastern

By Drew Zahn © 2011 WorldNetDaily

This Valentine's Day, National Public Radio chose two curious ways to celebrate the holiday: It thanked President Obama for proposing an increase in its federal funding, then it used its taxpayer money to promote greeting cards for the homosexual lifestyle.

During yesterday's "Morning Edition" program, Selena Simmons-Duffin shared a story on air – and expanded in an online article – titled "Greeting Cards that Celebrate a Rainbow of Loves."

"It can be especially hard to find the perfect Valentine's Day card for your special someone if you're in a same-sex relationship," Simmons-Duffin writes. "That's because no major greeting card company carries a line of cards geared toward members of the lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgender community."

Her article then explains that while Hallmark has only tried LGBT cards in limited markets, a private company called A Little to the Left is thrilled to make them available.

"I was always frustrated because I could never find a tasteful card to send to [my son and his partner]," card maker Sandi Timberlake said, "and certainly no card that said 'to son and son-in-law.' I knew I couldn't be the only mother or family of a gay person who needed this kind of card."

Now that Timberlake is in the business of making the cards, she boasts in NPR's article, "My potential market could be anywhere from 60 to 90 million people, or more!"

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