McCobin: In the name of freedom, I would like to also thank the American Conservative Union for welcoming GOProud as a co-sponsor of this event. (loud boos) Not because of any politics, but because of the message that it sends: If what you truly care about is freedom, limited government, and prosperity, then this symbol is a step in the right direction, and look to the student movement for support! (heckling) The typical Student’s response is to be socially tolerant and fiscally responsible. Students today recognize that freedom does not come in pieces. It is a single concept that we must defend at all times.
Ryan Sorba of the Young Americans for Freedom then condemned GOProud and the executive director of the Young Americans for Freedom. Sorba lectured the crowd on why civil rights, essential to freedom, don't extend to gays:
Sorba: I want to condemn CPAC for bringing GOProud to this event! (loud booing) I love it. I love it. Guess what. Guess what. Alright. Civil rights are granted in natural rights. Natural rights are granted in human nature. Human nature is a rational substance in relationship. The intelligible end of reproductive act is reproduction. Do you understand that? Civil rights when they conflict with natural rights are (yelling) No YOU sit down. The lesbians at Smith College protest better than you do. The lesbians at Smith College protest better than you do. Alright? Bring it. Jeff Frazee, guess what, you just made an enemy out of me, buddy. Yeah you, guess what. YOU just made an enemy out of me, thanks a lot. (h/t Think Progress)
Regarding the name "GOProud": After being barred from speaking and then meeting with further abuse, is this group really proud to be part of the GOP and the conservative movement? If the videos don't convince them, they should take a look at this insulting bumper sticker held by a conference attendee (h/t Right Wing Watch):