OneNewsNow, a division of the American Family Network, a division of the American Family Association, is devoted to giving you the news "from a Biblical perspective." As long as it isn't the perspective of James 2:3 or Jeremiah 8.
See, OneNewsNow, AFN, and AFA are engaged in a culture war. Apparently one front in the culture war is the war on evolving language. Specifically, OneNewsNow, AFN, and AFA feel that the word "gay" should not be used to denote people whom are routinely condemned to hellfire by the sort of journalists who want to deliver news "from a Biblical perspective"; rather, it is essential for linguistic purity to use "homosexual" instead.
Now this would barely rise to anyone's notice if OneNewsNow produced much original content. But they give a lot of space to aggregating AP headlines. The AP, as I'm sure you know, is simply not reliable in conforming its stylebook to Biblical principles. So OneNewsNow hit on a solution: it would run stories from the AP but change instances of "gay" to "homosexual."
OneNewsNow could have done that by hand. But there's a heck of a lot of news to Biblify, if you'll pardon my French. So they got their tech guy to write a program to auto-correct all of the AP stories to change "gay" to "homosexual."
The Carpetbagger Report has the hilarious results, which ensued when Tyson Gay won the 100 meter event at the Olympic track trials. OneNewsNow has already sent their embarassing gaffe into Sheol, but RightWingWatch has the screengrab. Warning: do not view while drinking liquids.
Kyle at RightWingWatch also notes that, at the time of this writing, they have not yet fixed references to Memphis Grizzlies player Rudy Gay, but no doubt they soon will. So let's preserve it:
The American Family Association: in the culture war, they're Gomer Pyle.
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