Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Pat Robertson Speaks For The American Taliban

After the Supreme Court repealed DOMA, Pat Robertson employed the religious right's despicable practice of using the Bible to justify hatred of gays, citing passages referring to homosexuality as an "abomination" punishable through stoning. Following this appalling image, Robertson makes a particularly telling statement: "...the Bible didn't talk about civil rights; it talked about this was an offense against God... Which is going to take precedence, the Supreme Court of the United States or the holy word of God?" Robertson is calling for nothing less than a theocracy, in which religious doctrine takes precedence over the rule of law. In so doing, he proves that the religious right is the American Taliban. Watch:

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