No one saw this coming:

And while the City of Beverly Hills is shunning the pageant princess, she has garnered strong support from the National Organization for Marriage. "I'm not surprised that Miss Beverly Hills, Lauren Ashley, opposes gay marriage -- after all 45 percent of young Californians voted for Prop 8, as did 7 million Californians generally," the organization's president, Maggie Gallagher, told us. "But I have to say, I am impressed with her courage in coming forward and for speaking up for Carrie. The elected officials of city of Beverly Hills are not demonstrating tolerance or kindness by continuing the avalanche of hatred against supporters of Prop 8."

Ashley condones the idea of putting gays to death, and Gallagher praises her courage and casts herself as the victim of intolerance. That really is quite something.

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