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08/14/2012

Bryan Fischer doubles down on egregious Underground Railroad comparisons

by Jeremy Hooper

A court of law has just found Kenneth Miller guilty of aiding and abetting a kidnapping on behalf of "ex-gay" Lisa Miller. Bryan Fischer responds by besmirching the pure and decent heroism of Harriett Tubman:

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Flouting the law? Positioning "lesbian environments" as inherently abusive? Demeaning the character of one parent who you know nothing about? Encouraging secret escape routes for children of same-sex parents? Then comparing it all to the noble Underground Railroad?

Far-right, if you want to see someone truly hijacking the African-American fight to overcome injustice, then look no further than your own guy—the man who spoke immediately after Mitt Romney at last year's Values Voter Summit!

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**ICYMI: This Time Bryan Fischer has gone too far [GLAAD]

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*MORE: Back in 2011, Fischer made this comparison: "Rosa Parks gained civil rights immortality because she refused an order to obey an unjust law. If there was ever a contemporary case in which civil disobedience is justified, the Lisa Miller case is it"

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