Thursday, February 25, 2010

No More Christian Beauty Queens, Please: California Mayor

Beverly Hills Mayor Nancy Krasne . . . is outraged over a Miss California USA contestant who . . . spoke out against same-sex marriage in recent media interviews [and] . . . has contacted Miss California USA pageant officials to determine ways to formally prevent any beauty contestants from claiming the title of Miss Beverly Hills in the future.

-- From "Beverly Hills disowns Miss California contestant who says she opposes same-sex marriage" by Associated Press 2/24/10

Less than a year after dethroned Miss California USA Carrie Prejean stirred up controversy with her remarks against gay marriage, a similar war of words is brewing in Beverly Hills.

. . . Krasne said she was shocked to see statements made by a beauty pageant contestant under the name of Beverly Hills, "which has a long history of tolerance and respect."

Ashley recently told Fox News and other media outlets that same-sex marriage goes against God and the Bible.

Ashley's comments came just months after Prejean . . . sued Miss California USA organizers in August for libel, slander and religious discrimination. She accused them of telling her to stop mentioning God even before her controversial remarks against gay marriage.

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