You do have a lot of good points, and you are obviously politically well-versed, but IMO, this bill is offending many of the same people who support gay marriage. Is it ok because the end justifies the means?
What would happen if supporters of marajuana for medical use proposed a bill to ban all perscription drugs that have mind altering properties?
As a side note, my husband told me (years ago) of someone who ran for mayor called Vermin Supreme. It was a joke or there was some kind of point he was trying to make. He was shocked when he WON.