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Anti-Gay Activists Plot Class Action Lawsuit Against Homosexuality: AUDIO

Screen Shot 2013-10-18 at 4.09.12 PMAt a Tea Party Unity event this week, former Baptist pastor Rick Scarborough (left) was joined by Americans for Truth about Homosexuality president Peter LaBarbera (right) in a discussion about how to stop the growing tide of LGBT equality in the U.S. Their solution? File a class-action lawsuit against homosexuality just like when the attorney generals of 46 states filed a lawsuit against the big tobacco companies in 1998.

Listen, AFTER THE JUMP...

Any thoughts on who they'd name as the defendant in this hilariously asinine lawsuit?

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  1. Bring it on.

    And more interestingly what class would be Plaintiffs in this jamboree ?

    Posted by: JackFknTwist | Oct 19, 2013 8:53:22 AM


  2. So, wait, they're gonna sue all gay people?

    This sounds like something off of the Onion.

    Whatever attorney takes their case will most likely be totally insane.

    The crazy just gets deeper and deeper.

    Posted by: johnny | Oct 19, 2013 8:58:23 AM


  3. If you sue cigarette companies for making cigs, then it stands they would sue heterosexuals for making homosexuals.

    Posted by: jonhoj | Oct 19, 2013 9:04:24 AM


  4. Ok then, I will file a lawsuit against ignorance and assholishness.

    Posted by: bkmn | Oct 19, 2013 9:04:57 AM


  5. lmao how is this not satire??

    Posted by: JMC | Oct 19, 2013 9:12:08 AM


  6. If La Barbie needs a target, I'd suggest Michele Bachman. Bet she and her hubby can't prove she's het.

    Posted by: Onnyjay | Oct 19, 2013 9:15:06 AM


  7. Just a thought from my foreign perspective, but it might be fun if the Southern Poverty Law Center managed to label the entire "Tea Party" as a hate group.

    "They" seem to hate just about everything.

    Posted by: James in Toronto | Oct 19, 2013 9:17:43 AM


  8. Perhaps they should sue GOD.
    For failure to give them a brain and a heart.

    Posted by: Amanda B. Rekendwith | Oct 19, 2013 9:42:44 AM


  9. I assume that this was then followed by a plea for the TP rank and file to send in some more money to finance this glorious crusade. Probably rivers of cash will start flowing towards these grifters from the pockets of the ignorant, blighted, terrified TP members. What a bunch of maroons.

    Posted by: kit | Oct 19, 2013 9:58:00 AM


  10. I am going to file a lawsuit against their mothers

    Posted by: spg | Oct 19, 2013 10:13:47 AM


  11. Barbara LaPeter could start by suing his closeted self. All those trips in leather to gay events; and all the things he 'had' to do to maintain 'deep cover'. Just sayin...

    Posted by: Joesph Foster | Oct 19, 2013 10:15:37 AM


  12. I bet they name President Barack Obama, as he is the head of the Democratic Party, and as such, he is who they would consider to be the ring-leader of all the Democrats pushing for equality...and the party platform does include marriage equality...

    That would get them plenty of airtime to talk about their case and get attention and drive up monetary contributions...and of course, no one is gonna give the lawsuit any dignity by responding to their talking points...so we will suffer some by letting their lies and distortions run rampant in the "news"...

    We'll see how it goes.

    Posted by: Robert in SF | Oct 19, 2013 10:22:04 AM


  13. Asshats VS Bert and Ernie

    Posted by: Bubba | Oct 19, 2013 10:22:49 AM


  14. Maybe I'll file a lawsuit against water, or the sun. Water, after all, drowns people, and the sun burns people.

    Posted by: john patrick | Oct 19, 2013 10:28:17 AM


  15. In my opinion, JOHHOJ had the best answer. Thanks for the chuckle.

    That said, Robert in SF probably has the most likely answer.

    Posted by: Acronym Jim | Oct 19, 2013 10:38:56 AM


  16. Will we each be served with a subpoena ?

    Posted by: Mike in the tundra | Oct 19, 2013 10:39:23 AM


  17. They should sue the Supreme Court and President Reagan for appointing Kennedy if that is possible.

    Posted by: simon | Oct 19, 2013 10:44:13 AM


  18. Imagine the countersuitps for this! I think it't time for a class-action lawsuit against the Tea Party for the 64 billion dollars they wasted this month; or a class-action lawsuit against Christianity for emotional distress.

    I hope they do this, because the legal system will go nuclear on them.

    Posted by: Steven | Oct 19, 2013 10:47:04 AM


  19. Always thought the word "subpoena" sounded rather obscene.

    Posted by: homer | Oct 19, 2013 10:47:22 AM


  20. We'll just file a counter class-action lawsuit against their homophobic bigotry quoting them when they advocate concentration camps, deporting us, making threats such as "homosexuals are worthy of death" and using scripture to say that we should have millstones tied around our necks and dropped in the sea, present evidence of the thousands of LGBT people killed, beaten, raped, and bullied to the point of suicide due to the nature of Anti-gay Inc.'s enabling of anti-gay barbarians.

    Posted by: Sean | Oct 19, 2013 10:53:37 AM


  21. Let's file a lawsuit against gluttony. Something they seem to engage in. Let's point a finger. It's easy to do.

    Posted by: robertL | Oct 19, 2013 11:10:29 AM


  22. I'd like to file a class action lawsuit against stupidity. Who's with me?

    Posted by: Bill | Oct 19, 2013 11:33:38 AM


  23. God vs Sodomites It's time we finally settled this.

    Posted by: Endora | Oct 19, 2013 11:45:59 AM


  24. this would make a great southpark plot, with kyle's dad as the attorney defending mr. slave.
    what an absurd echo chamber they live in; a very closed circle.

    Posted by: woody | Oct 19, 2013 11:52:14 AM


  25. Does reality never intrude into their thinking? Homosexuality isn't going to go away to suit them, so what they think about it is beside the point. It's just reality, and you don't actually get to change reality, it just IS.

    Get over it.

    Posted by: Caliban | Oct 19, 2013 12:03:48 PM


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