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Anti-Gay Lawmakers Ruben Diaz and Sally Kern are Pen Pal BFFs

Oklahoma Rep. Sally Kern is just one of several letters from an "outpouring of support" New York State Senator Ruben Diaz Sr. says he's received since casting his vote against marriage equality in New York.

Diaz_kern Wrote Kern, who as you may recall is famous for her rant saying gays are more of a threat to America than terrorists, in her letter to the Senator:

“Sen. Diaz, you are in my prayers. Three years ago I was the target of the homosexuals because of statements I made regarding the dangers of the homosexual agenda. So I know what you are going through. Continue to stand strong on God’s Word. What the homosexuals mean for evil toward you, God will use for His glory, your good, and the benefit of others. God bless you and your family.”

Equality is a terrifying concept for some.


Sally Kern: Same Sex Marriage Will Lead to Man-Animal Marriage

Right Wing Watch points us to these excerpts from an interview in the Tulsa Beacon with Oklahoma lawmaker Sally Kern, famous for her remark that homosexuals are a greater threat to our nation than terrorists. The interview is in advance of her forthcoming book, The Stoning of Sally Kern.

Kern Here's how Sally sees it.

On the gay "lifestyle":

“I took a lot of heat when this all started because I said this is a lifestyle they choose,” said Kern.

"And when I say choose, they don’t choose it in the sense of like going through a cafeteria line and looking at all the different types of lifestyles and saying, I’ll take that one because it looks exciting.

“No. Everybody knows it is not exciting. It has many harmful effects. They choose it in the sense that they succumb to the temptation to give into it. They are not born that way. God would not call something an abomination and make someone where they had no choice. They have the opportunity, they have the power to say no to that lifestyle.”

On hating homosexuals:

“The average American doesn’t understand the threat that homosexuality and the total acceptance of it into our society is to our nation,” Kern said. “We need to wake up to this threat.

“I am always being accused of hating homosexuals. I don’t hate anyone. This isn’t a matter of hating someone or trying to deny them their equal rights. All American citizens have equal rights under our Constitution. This is trying to get acceptance for a behavior that is specifically mentioned in God’s Word that is wrong.”

On same-sex marriage:

If the homosexuals get special status for same-sex marriage, what would stop them from seeking approval for group marriage or marriage to animals or children, Kern said.


Groups Call For Sally Kern To Resign Following Bigoted Comments

Homophobic Oklahoman Congresswoman Sally Kern, who on more than one occasion has compared gays and lesbians to terrorists, has shown that she's not hateful toward just one group of people. The hateful Republican has now proven herself to also be both racist and sexist.

CBS News reports on the bigoted comments she made during a debate on an affirmative action bill.

6a00d8341c730253ef0133f325af09970b-800wi "During a legislative debate late Wednesday, Kern questioned whether there were disproportionately high numbers of blacks in state prisons because 'they didn't want to work hard in school.' Kern also said women don't work as hard as men because they 'tend to think a little bit more about their families.'"

Kern has since issued an apology:

“I want to humbly apologize for my statements last night about African Americans and women. I believe that our government should not provide preference based on race or gender. I misspoke while trying to convey this point last night during debate. Women are some of the hardest workers in the world. My husband is a pastor of a diverse inner-city church and the way that my words came out last night is certainly not my true spirit.”

The NAACP, the Oklahoma Democrat Party and the Oklahoma chapter of the Council of American-Islamic Relations have all called for her resignation.

According to one report, Governor Mary Fallin does not want to see Kern step down: "(Fallin) said she is not going to ask Kern to step down but she is 'disappointed in her comments regarding women and African-Americans.'  The governor also said she is "glad that Rep. Kern has since apologized."

Update: GLAAD joins the number of groups calling for Kern's resignation: "Given her long and well-documented history of extreme bias towards minorities, this apology means nothing. Republicans and Democrats alike agree that the kind of blatant bigotry from an elected official like Sally Kern has no place in our public sphere."

Watch her outrageously racist and sexist rants, AFTER THE JUMP.

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Watch: Sally Kern Says Gays Worse Than Terrorists...Again

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Oklahoma Rep. Sally Kern is back comparing gays to terrorists again — saying gays are actually worse because they're everywhere, "bombarding" the nation with homosexuality — while the country has only had three terrorist attacks.

FOX25 (via dallas voice):

When you mention the name Sally Kern, most people think of the now-infamous speech she gave two years ago, declaring homosexuals more dangerous to America than terrorists. But that is the first of many misconceptions Kern says she wants to clear up.

“Here in America we’ve had what maybe three known real big terrorist attacks on our nation,” Kern said. “But every day our young people especially, all of us, but our young people especially are in a sense bombarded with the message that homosexuality is normal and natural.”

Watch the video HERE.


Watchdog Pushes IRS to Investigate Anti-Gay Pastor for His Support of Oklahoma Rep. Sally Kern

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You remember Sally "homosexuals are more dangerous to our country than terrorists" Kern?

A watchdog group, Americans United for Separation of Church and State, is urging the IRS to investigate Pastor Paul Blair for using his tax-exempt group Reclaiming Oklahoma for Christ, to raise campaign cash for Kern, ABC reports:

"In a letter sent last month to the Internal Revenue Service, the Washington D.C.-based watchdog group pointed to an e-mail sent ahead of a June campaign kick-off event, 'Rally for Sally,' in which Blair urged parishioners and supporters to lash back at what he called an attempt by the 'homosexual lobby' to take over the elected position. 'If they succeed, it will serve as a warning shot across the bough [sic] of all elected officials who defend Biblical values,' the e-mail read, according to Americans United. 'Even if this is not your district, this race will effect [sic] you! Once a person is elected to the legislature, their voting impacts ALL Oklahomans.'"

Religious organizations are prohibited by law from direct involvement in political campaigns.

Blair is also upset that Kern is being challenged by a transgender candidate:

"He pointed to Kern's transgender opponent, Brittany Novotny, as what he calls proof that the 'homosexual lobby' has come to Oklahoma. 'In my few years, we've gone from Andy Griffith to 'Brokeback Mountain' and it's not getting any better,' he told ABCNews.com. 'We are just continuing to spiral into a moral abyss. "We have never officially endorsed or gotten into politics,' he said. 'We get into cultural issues.' Americans United's Lynn said he considers the issue to be "an open and shut violation. There's no ambiguity."

In related news, a video from the Brittany Novotny campaign, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Oklahoma Homophobe Sally Kern Takes On Heterosexual Divorce

Christian warrior and Oklahoma lawmaker Sally Kern, who once declared gays more of a threat to America than terrorists, has set her sights on outlawing some forms of heterosexual divorce:

Kern Scheduled for introduction in the 2010 legislative session by state Rep. Sally Kern, R-Oklahoma City, House Bill 2279 would restrict the "use of incompatibility as a ground for divorce" in Oklahoma.

The bill would not allow for divorce on the basis of incompatibility if:

  • There are living minor children of the marriage
  • The parties have been married 10 years or longer
  • Either party files a written objection to the granting of a divorce

If passed, the act would become effective on Nov. 1.

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