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Billy Graham’s Son: God Hates 'Cowards' Who Refuse to Speak Out Against Homosexuality: VIDEO

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At the Family Research Council’s Watchmen on the Wall conference last week, anti-gay preacher Franklin Graham blasted church leaders who fail to use the pulpit to push a conservative social agenda regarding abortion and homosexuality - calling such pastors “cowards.”

The Christian Post reports:

"God hates cowards. And the cowards that the Lord is referring to are the men and women who know the truth but refuse to speak it."

In his remarks at the dinner session, Graham spoke about the need for churches to speak out against abortion and homosexuality, declaring that "you're not going to shut me up."

"We have a responsibility to speak on the moral issues. Abortion, homosexuality, these are moral issues. This is a free country, you can do what you want to do but I want you to know it's a sin against God. This is a sin," said Graham.

Watch a clip of Graham's speech, in which he casually mentions that Christians may one day get their "heads chopped off" for speaking out against homosexuality, AFTER THE JUMP...

This is also the same conference that Duck Dynasty star Alan Robertson called his father Phil Robertson a "21st century prophet" for comparing homosexuality to bestiality and saying homosexual sinners were going to hell like terrorists, prostitutes, and drunks.

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Duck Dynasty Star Calls Phil Robertson a ‘21st Century Prophet’ at Anti-gay Hate Conference

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At a conference earlier this week sponsored by the anti-gay hate group Family Research Council, Duck Dynasty star Alan Robertson praised his father Phil Robertson as a ‘21st century prophet’ for his comments in December comparing homosexuality to bestiality and saying homosexual sinners were going to hell like terrorists, prostitutes, and drunks. 

The Christian Post reports:

Alan, a guest speaker at the Family Research Council's "Watchmen on the Wall 2014" event on Thursday, addressed a crowd of hundreds of pastors to encourage them to continue preaching the Gospel without compromise – much like his family is known to do on their show.

"My dad has the heart and mindset of a prophet and is most compared to John the Baptist … for speaking the truth in a culture that isn't prepared to hear truth," Alan said. "That doesn't change my dad's view at all. Prophets tend not to care about their public image. They tend to talk about their judgment as if it's real and they speak what God gives them to speak ... so he is, in that sense, a 21st century prophet."

In an Easter Sunday sermon last month, Phil Robertson blasted the media for scolding him about his anti-gay remarks, accused them of being ignorant of the Bible, and reiterated what he said about gays. 

You can watch Alan’s full speech at the FRC conference (if you’re so inclined) here


Learn What Would Jesus Buy With Conservative Shopper App

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The ever-helpful Tony Perkins reminded his followers that the Family Research Council has an app called 2nd Vote that rates companies from 1-5 based on their adherence to traditional conservative values. Companies lose points for supporting gay rights, any liberal policies, and donations to Planned Parenthood, naturally.

Confusingly, companies also lose points for having environmental protection policies in place (Psalm 24:1 - The earth is the Lord's and the fullness thereof the world and those who dwell therein; Revelations 11:18 - The nations raged, but your wrath came, and the time [...] for destroying the destroyers of the earth.) and for banning guns in their establishments (Psalm 11:5 - The Lord tests the righteous, but his soul hates the wicked and the one who loves violence; Exodus 20:13 - Thou shalt not kill.), so perhaps 2nd Vote's conservative policies aren't just a thin veneer applied over oppressive religous dogma.

The app is presently enjoying stellar ratings on Apple's App Store with enthusiastic reviews from satisfied customers:

"Thank you for helping me to identify which business are willing to stand up against bigotry, misogyny, discrimination and just general ignorance. I am thrilled that this APP has made it so easy to find what businesses to avoid AND pointed out that those that cling to backwards conservative ideals are fewer and further between!" 

"As a bigot, it's very important for me to know where I should spend my money. I like supporting companies that discriminate against minorities, and hold hypocritical views based on the Bible. I am glad to know my dollars aren't going to some gay fascist socialists."

[Image via Joe.My.God.]


Dallas Sports Anchor Dale Hansen and FRC Spokeshater Discuss Michael Sam’s ESPN Kiss: VIDEO

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Dallas sports anchor Dale Hansen and Ken Blackwell of the anti-gay hate group Family Research Council appeared on yesterday's CNN Tonight to discuss Michael Sam’s emotional reaction to being drafted into the NFL as well as Sam’s future prospects with the league.

Hansen, whose February speech in support of Sam went viral, was his usual articulate self while Blackwell went through the FRC talking points of ESPN and Sam trying to advance a homosexual “agenda” by televising Sam's kiss with his boyfriend.

Said Blackwell: 

Sam kissI thought the kiss was inappropriate and over the top, but I am just surprised with the duplicity among owners and leadership of the NFL. I take it it was just a few years ago when there were players who criticized Tim Tebow for wearing his faith on his sleeve. There were folks who basically said he was not a good football player; that's why they were critical of him, not because he was a professed Christian who practiced his faith in all aspects of his life.

I -- I really do question the network's judgment, editorial judgment in putting the kiss on -- on TV. Look, this is a very clear opportunity for Mr. Sam and others to co-op a professional sports, in this case the NFL, as a platform and as a force multiplier for advancing their agenda.

Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...

[via Equality Matters]

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Fox News Welcomes Hate Group Leader to Discuss the Veto of Arizona's Anti-Gay Bill: VIDEO

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In a particularly offensive, though not entirely surprising segment, Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly asked Family Research Council president Tony Perkins about his thoughts regarding Gov. Jan Brewer's veto of Arizona SB1062, which would have allowed business owners and other individuals to refuse service to gay and lesbian patrons based on religious beliefs. Perkins proceeded to demonize the decision, stating that "this is how fundamental freedoms are trampled."

He also denied the relevance of comparing African-American civil rights struggles of the 1950's and 60's and today's issues, saying that most places in Arizona would still allow racial discrimination. But would that happen? "No, because people aren't going to do that," according to Perkins, who in one fell swoop both confirmed and denied the existence of race-based discrimination while continuing to reinforce his own homophobic view, that gay and lesbian people do deserve to have "that," discrimination, directed towards them. 

Media Matters reports:

[Megyn] Kelly's decision to host Perkins to discuss the veto without questioning his rhetoric or providing another guest to counter his views marks an unfortunate reversal from her comments the day before, wherein she acknowledged that Arizona's anti-gay bill was "potentially dangerous." Unfortunately, Perkins' regular status as a Fox guest is in keeping with the network's ongoing attempt to suppress gay rights by suggesting thatthe religious views of business owners should allow them to discriminate against gay customers.

Watch the train wreck of an interview, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX) Introduces Bill Barring Feds from Recognizing Same-Sex Marriages if State Bans Them

Rep. Randy Weber (R-TX) introduced a heinous piece of of anti-gay conservative federal legislation today called "The State Marriage Defense Act of 2014" which would bar federal agencies from recognizing same-sex marriages in the states that have laws banning them.

WeberSaid Weber in a statement:

“The 10th Amendment was established to protect state sovereignty and individual rights from being seized by the Federal Government. For too long, however, the Federal Government has slowly been eroding state’s rights by promulgating rules and regulations through federal agencies. I drafted the “State Marriage Defense Act of 2014” to help restore the 10th Amendment, affirm the authority of states to define and regulate marriage, as well as, provide clarity to federal agencies seeking to determine who qualifies as a spouse for the purpose of federal law. By requiring that the Federal Government defer to the laws of a person’s state of legal residence in determining marital status, we can protect states’ constitutionally established powers from the arbitrary overreach of unelected bureaucrats.”

Writes the hate group Family Research Council in a press release lauding Weber:

The State Marriage Defense Act is a response to the Supreme Court's 2013 decision in United States v. Windsor. The Court struck down as unconstitutional Section 3 of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which defined marriage for all purposes under federal law as the union of one man and one woman. The plaintiff in Windsor had entered into a marriage with a person of the same sex that was recognized as legal by the state in which she lived, so the Court said that the federal government should also recognize the relationship as a marriage.

However, the Court was silent on the status of same-sex couples who may have obtained a civil marriage in one state, but who live in a state that recognizes only marriages of a man and a woman. The Obama administration has implemented guidance for some federal agencies that ignores the marriage laws of states that define marriage between a man and a woman. At the same time, other federal agencies defer to the laws of a person's state of legal residency to determine marital status for federal purposes. The State Marriage Defense Act would address this administrative chaos with a simple rule that tells the federal government to respect state determinations of the marital status of their residents when applying federal law.

Naturally, FRC's Tony Perkins is thrilled, and had Weber on his radio show today.

Jeremy Hooper at Good As You notes that Weber said on the show that he has not even read the Windsor decision:


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