Homosexuality ‘Will Destroy Their Lives’ Margaret Court Claims
Retired tennis champ Margaret Court is continuing her attacks on the LGBT community. Court is now comparing gay people to Hitler, and saying transgender children’s minds are possessedÂ by the devil. Court, who retired after becoming the most-awarded tennis professional in history, is a Pentecostal minister in Australia. She says she is being “persecuted” by the LGBT community, after her announcement last week she is boycotting Quanta Airlines because it is “an active promoter for same sex marriage.”Â
â€” Nine News Melbourne (@9NewsMelb) May 26, 2017
Gay people “are now bullying us,” Court charges. “I have nothing against homosexual people, they can lead their life, but don’t touch marriage, and it’s permanent and precious.”
In a lengthy audio interview withÂ 20Twenty Vision Christian radio host Neil Johnson Monday, Court continued her unprovoked attacks.
â€œGodâ€™s got so much in there about the mind how it affects us, affects our emotions, our feelings, you can think â€˜oh Iâ€™m a boyâ€™ and itâ€™ll affect your emotions and feelings, and everything else and so thatâ€™s all the Devil,” she said of transgender children, The Daily Telegraph reports.
â€œThatâ€™s what Hitler did, thatâ€™s what Communism did â€” got the mind of the children. And itâ€™s a whole plot in our nation and in the nations of the world to get the minds of the children.â€
The Daily Mail adds that Court “made the bizarre link between Nazis and transgender children after she was asked about the prevalence of transgender athletes in Australian sport.”
The former tennis star also said transgender children are a product of parents who ‘don’t care’.
‘If you haven’t got parents who bring you up that way and you have parents that don’t care, and you’re hurt and offended if somebody’s saying something to you,’ Court said.
The Daily Telegraph reports thatÂ Court also said, “tennis is full of lesbians because even when I was playing there was only a couple there but those couple that lead that took young ones into parties and things,” seemingly implyimng older lesbians were preying on younger ones.
â€œAnd because they liked to be around heroes and what you get at the top is often what you will get right through that sport,â€ she claimed.
The Telegraph notes that “Court also claimed that gay men in her church wanted to stop young men being gay.”
â€œThey are also trying also to protect young people from going this way because they know that it will destroy their lives,â€ Court said.
Civil rights activists are speaking out.
“To link same-sex marriage champions to Nazism and the Holocaust is ‘profoundly offensive, betrays an utter lack of understanding of the historical truth and only fans the flames of hatred and demonisation,’ says Dr Dvir Abramovich, chairman of civil rights group the Anti-Defamation commission,” the Sydney Morning Herald reports.
“This absolute lack of compassion also insults the memory of the victims, which included gay people, as well as survivors and all those Diggers who fought against the Nazis,” he said. “We urge Margaret Court to apologise for appalling and hurtful rhetoric.”
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Trump Endorsed Pro-Gun GOP Nominee Apologizes After Urging People to ‘Move On’ Hours After July 4 Mass Shooting
The far-right pro-gun Republican nominee for governor of Illinois has apologized “if” his remarks, telling people to “move on” from the Highland Park Independence Day massacre that left six people dead and dozens wounded, “diminished the pain being felt across our state.”
Darren Bailey, a GOP state lawmaker who won his party’s nomination and is endorsed by Donald Trump, turned the horrific July 4 shooting into a campaign event.
Surrounded by supporters holding signs featuring his logo and others that said, “Fire Pritzker” – the current governor and his Democratic opponent – Bailey posted a Facebook live video saying, “we’re just going to take a moment and pray for the families [inaudible] pray for the law enforcement and even the organizers of this parade.”
“The shooter is still at large so let’s pray for justice to prevail, and then let’s move on and let’s celebrate the independence of this nation. We know the mission,” he said. “We have got to get corruption and evil out of our government.”
Insider adds that in Bailey’s video he also linked the Highland Park mass shooting to the “tough weekend in Chicago.” Highland Park is about 30 miles from Chicago. Fox News and right-wing media often focus on gun violence in that city, despite the fact that less than half the illegal guns used in crimes in Chicago come from Illinois.
“My intent was to pray for the victims and those affected by today’s tragedy and for the shooter to be caught and prosecuted without further loss,” Bailey said in a statement, Insider reports. “I apologize if in any way we diminished the pain being felt across our state today.”
In April Bailey held a fundraiser to “win one of these great guns” and “help fuel our movement to reform Springfield and restore Illinois.”
Friends, help fuel our movement to reform Springfield and restore Illinois and enter to win one of these great guns. Winners will be drawn tomorrow at our event from 2-4 PM. You do not have to be present to win.
— Darren Bailey for Governor (@DarrenBaileyIL) April 22, 2022
“I will die on my porch before I give up my guns,” Bailey said, receiving a roar of support from the crowd. “And the (Firearm Owners Identification card) must go.” #standingwithyouin2022 #FirePritzker #baileyforillinois #RestoreIllinois #VoidTheFoid #twillhttps://t.co/Xp2recPB7Y
— Darren Bailey for Governor (@DarrenBaileyIL) December 2, 2021
‘This Is a Business’: New Footage of Trump Family Emerges From Jan. 6 Investigation
The family allowed Holder to gain exclusive access to them and the former president’s inner circle in the period between the 2020 election and the attack on the U.S. Capitol, and Politico obtained a new trailer for the upcoming documentary “Unprecedented,” which will stream on the Discovery+ network.
“Ivanka frets about a line on her dress, and jokes about covering it with a pet roaming about. ‘Can I borrow your dog?’ she asks her makeup artist,” Politico reported. “Jared nervously repositions his tie and asks, ‘Is that okay?’ Don Jr., seen at a rally, screams, ‘We will make liberals cry again!’ Eric is caught on a phone call, mysteriously saying, ‘For the sake of this country, we’re going to get these guys.'”
Those mundane moments build up to Jan. 6, and the film shows Donald Trump encouraging his supporters to march down Pennsylvania Avenue to the Capitol, and Holder’s photographer joins the throng.
“We’ve got to get the roaches out, all of them,” a Trump supporter yells to the photographer.
The documentary crew also recorded scenes from the ensuing attack, and Holder has turned over the raw footage to the House select committee investigating the riot.
“Gaining power is easy,” the narrator says in the trailer. “Surrendering it is not.”
Watch the video below or at this link.
Who Is the Highland Park July 4th Mass Shooting Person of Interest? ‘Obsession With Mass Death and Nihilism’
The person police are describing as a “person of interest” in the Highland Park, Illinois Independence Day mass shooting that left six parade watchers dead and 38 injured has been apprehended.
Robert “Bobby” Crimo goes by the name of “Awake the Rapper” on social media. According to The Daily Beast, he is “an amateur rapper who posted disturbing videos on his YouTube channel, including a crude animation depicting a heavily armed shooter being killed by police.”
Crimo, a 22-year-old white man, “is a video-game enthusiast and professional wrestling fan. One photo posted to Twitter showed him wearing a Trump flag like a cape; in another he sported an FBI cap. But the same account also liked a video of President Biden.”
USA Today reports Crimo has been arrested in connection with the mass shooting. There are no reports he has been charged, and it’s too early to determine his political beliefs, if any. NCRM has not verified any of the photos in this report.
An FBI wanted poster published by Fox News says Crimo “has the following tattoos: four tally marks with a line through them on his right cheek, red roses and green leaves on his neck, and cursive script above his left eyebrow.”
The #FBI is assisting with the search for Robert E. Crimo, III, sought for his alleged involvement in the shooting of multiple people at a July 4, 2022, parade in Highland Park, Illinois. He may drive a 2010 Silver Honda Fit with Illinois plates DM80653: https://t.co/8RJLbCgyJQ pic.twitter.com/7t2soP3J3V
— FBI Most Wanted (@FBIMostWanted) July 4, 2022
NBC News senior reporter Ben Collins, who describes his work as covering the “dystopia beat,” writes: “The most important thing to know about Crimo’s online identity is his obsession with mass death and nihilism.”
In an NBC News article, Collins adds Crimo “left a long trail of tributes to mass shootings and public killings on social media platforms, according to numerous profiles that appear to belong to him.”
“Crimo didn’t frequently post about major political figures on his websites, except for two posts about former President Donald Trump,” Collins adds.
A video posted to Crimo’s YouTube page on Jan. 2, 2021, appears to show Crimo among a throng of protesters cheering for Trump’s presidential motorcade outside an airport. Crimo flips the phone’s orientation to reveal his face at the end of the video.
Crimo is also seen draped in a Trump flag in a June 27, 2021, post on Twitter. The post is captioned with only the word “spam.”
Sawyer Hackett, a senior advisor to former HUD Secretary Julián Castro, posted these images that have been flooding social media, allegedly of Crimo.
This is Bobby Crimo, the “person of interest” in the Highland Park shooting, in Trump flags. pic.twitter.com/T7R8y88M9n
— Sawyer Hackett (@SawyerHackett) July 4, 2022
Investigative journalist Steven Monacelli, who writes about extremism, warns about jumping to conclusions, but adds these photos he says are of Crimo and says he “does appear to have been active in some right wing political events.”
Crimo does appear to have been active in some right wing political events. See this photo to the left, in which he is wearing the same shirt seen in one of his videos at a right wing protest. pic.twitter.com/nnfJR084DI
— steven monacelli (@stevanzetti) July 4, 2022
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