Claiming “the issue of abortion” is still unresolved in America, Perkins, the head of the anti-gay hate group, Family Research Council, says both abortion and same-sex marriage are “unnatural.”
Even though Perkins is living in a Christian dominionist theocratic bubble, even he must recognize that America spoke this week, tossing out the rape caucus, the anti-gay haters, and supporting same-sex marriage at every opportunity.
What you’re about to see is a religious-war-cum-conservative-meltdown.
Zack Ford at Think Progress rightly notes:
Ironically, it was just three months ago that the Family Research Council was distancing itself from violent rhetoric as much as possible. In the wake of the shooting at the group’s headquarters, FRC lashed out at the LGBT movement, blaming the Southern Poverty Law Center’s “hate group” label and even President Obama for somehow inciting anti-Christian violence. This week, the group has already called for “civil disobedience,” a new “Gideon’s army,” and now a “firestorm of opposition,” a “revolt,” and a “revolution” that could “explode,” all because same-sex couples in three more states can marry. If FRC truly believes violent rhetoric does not belong in the so-called “culture war,” it needs to start holding itself accountable.
Hat tip: Right Wing Watch
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