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March 5, 2019

Again religion used as a club to deny equal rights

Filed under: Bigotry, Children, Fascism, Gender, Harm, Hate, Health, Homosexual, News, Political, Questions, Religion, Sex — Scottie @ 18:45

UTAH: Republicans Gut GOP Bill To Ban Ex-Gay Torture After Testimony From Anti-LGBT Christian Hate Group

https://www.joemygod.com/2019/03/utah-republicans-gut-gop-bill-to-ban-ex-gay-torture-after-testimony-from-anti-lgbt-christian-hate-group/

Family Watch International — an Arizona-based organization that the Southern Poverty Law Center lists as an anti-LGBT extremist group — brought its resources to bear against Hall’s version of the bill.

Fliers with a photo of a smiling, heterosexual couple on their wedding day were piled around the committee room, directing readers to the organization’s website.

The SPLC reports on Family Watch International’s founder:

Sharon Slater forged close ties over the years with virulently anti-gay African activists like Ugandan pastor Martin Ssempa — an enthusiastic supporter of the country’s “ Kill the Gays ” bill — who have helped her lead campaigns to oppose the decriminalization of homosexuality. While these laws impose long prison terms on LGBT people, Slater insists that her position is a compassionate one: by reinforcing a culture inimical to homosexuality, she claims, LGBT people will be encouraged to unlearn their attraction, in turn neutralizing the threat they present to what the Christian Right calls the “natural family.” The rights of LGBT individuals, she argues, are “fictitious.”

4 Comments »

  1. Can I puke now? The 2 issues out of the whole Bible that conservative, religious extremists “care” about… make that 3.
    1) abortion 2) LGBT 3) tithes and necessarily in that order.

    Liked by 1 person

    Comment by Lindi Roze — March 5, 2019 @ 21:02

  2. Sad! Sad! Sad!!…. Nasty! 😈

    Liked by 1 person

    Comment by Archon's Den — March 6, 2019 @ 01:52

    • Hello Archon. Yes it is nasty, and this is from those who claim to be morally superior and following a loving god. Not a chance on either. Hugs

      Like

      Comment by Scottie — March 6, 2019 @ 05:52


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