RECENT  POSTS:  » Video: 'Vice' covers the sad, dangerous, discredited world of 'conversion therapy' » Buzzfeed: Jeb Bush's nascent team is teeming with gay Republicans » FRC prays against gay acceptance to 'avoid the wrath of God' » Video: Mark Cuban supports religious biz owners that 'just say no' to serving same-sex weddings » We're not driven by animus, say groups that are known for showing animus toward gay couples » Video: Onetime LGBT community foe delivers crushing blow to 'religious freedom' (a.k.a. license to discriminate) bills » Q. How does Mark Regnerus 'prove' he's not an anti-gay activist? » It's not a 'marriage debate' simply because pro-discrimination lawmakers say it is » The AFA's 'Anti-Christian Bigotry Map' is the most unintentionally hilarious thing you'll see today » Exec. Editor of conservative bible 'National Review' signs statement to 'make marriage achievable for all who seek it'  

« Go back a post || Return to G-A-Y homepage || Haul tail to next post »

08/02/2013

FRC prays God has bought into far-right's strategic 'victim' meme

by Jeremy Hooper

From the Family Research Council's weekly "prayer targets":

Screen Shot 2013-08-02 At 10.52.26 Am
[FRC]

God is all like, "Huh? Aren't Christians a large majority in America? Don't you in the America part of Earth still operate in a political reality where candidates pretty much have to identify as Christian to win election? Don't a lot of LGBT people and LGBT supporters identify as Christians? And aren't all of those cited incidents that you conservatives use to claim you're the victim actually isolated examples (often from states that don't even have same-sex marriage) where you all simply want to flout nondiscrimination laws—the very same laws that protect Christians? In fact, isn't this whole "religious freedom" meme you all are using something that your allied groups (the Becket Fund chief among them) have created in order to flip the script in the LGBT rights debate?"

Or something like that.

space gay-comment gay-G-A-Y-post gay-email gay-writer-jeremy-hooper


Your thoughts

comments powered by Disqus

G-A-Y Comments Policy


 
Related Posts with Thumbnails