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    Michele Bachmann: Gays Pursuing 'Tyranny,' 'Deviancy,' Polygamy, and Child Rape

    Gearing up for 2016 presidential race, Michele Bachmann returns to her extremist anti-gay roots.

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    Many may have forgotten, but Tea Party Congresswoman Michele Bachmann got her start in politics by being one of Minnesota's most anti-gay activists. Like many, the school board was her stomping ground, and Bachmann quickly gained a strong base among the radical religious right. 

    Bachmann claimed "the gay and lesbian lifestyle, it’s bondage. It is personal bondage, personal despair and personal enslavement.”  She insisted it is "child abuse" to even discuss homosexuality with children. And she's called being gay "the very real issue of sexual dysfunction."

    LOOK: Michele Bachmann’s Top Ten Anti-Gay Quotes

    After Rep. Bachmann's disastrous 2012 presidential campaign, for which she, her husband, and her campaign have been the target of several ethics investigations by several entities, including the Office of Congressional Ethics, the nation heard less and less from the four-term, 58-year old, Evangelical Christian Congresswoman, who announced last year she will not be seeking a fifth term.

    Less and less, until now.

    This week Bachmann announced, "there’s a chance I could run" for President.

    And on Wednesday, Rep. Bachmann gave an interview with the conservative radio show, “Faith & Victory,” and harkened back to her extremist anti-gay roots.

    Calling it "the rise of tyranny," Bachmann claims there is "legislation being pushed all across the United States to punish people who don't agree with" LGBT equality.

    "It's the basis for hate speech laws across the United States," Bachmann said. "This is an effort to have government coerce, force, speech and behavior, and it's being pushed and advocated by the gay community."

    Bachmann, who has spent decades railing against the LGBT community, same-sex marriage, and even gay people raising children, now claims that she supports a "diversity of opinion," but the LGBT community does not.

    "Today," Bachmann continued, "the big push is on transgender."

    "I believe we're going to see coming an effort for multiple in marriage. Not just tow, but multiple in marriage. I think they want to legalize that."

    "Also, they want to abolish age of consent laws. We would do away with statutory rape laws, so adults would be able to freely prey on little children sexually. That’s the deviance that we’re seeing embraced in our culture today.”

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    UPDATE: Michele Bachmann: Striking Down DOMA Is 'Denial Of Equal Protection For All Americans' (Audio)

     

    Image by Gage Skidmore via Flickr
    Hat tip and audio: Right Wing Watch

     

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