Sunday, January 13, 2013

Anti Gay Inaugural Déjà Vu

It’s inaugural pastor déjà vu. Rev. Louie Giglio of Passion City Church in Atlanta who was the evangelical pastor chosen to give the benediction at Obama's inauguration withdrew from the ceremony after anti gay remarks surfaced that he made two decades ago condemning our LGBT community. At that time Giglio cited scripture & called gay relationships sinful & an abomination. He warned congregants about what he called the "aggressive agenda" for acceptance of the "homosexual lifestyle" & he recommended the writings of a homophobic advocate for conversion. Remember Obama faced a similar situation in 2009 when he chose anti gay pastor Rick Warren. Homophobic Warren had compared gay relationships to incest & pedophilia. He had also urged congregants at his Saddleback Church in California to support the Prop 8 the ban on gay marriage on the 2008 state ballot that’s headed to the U.S. Supreme Court in March. However in that scenario despite pressure from our LGBT leaders for Warren to bow out the pastor gave the benediction. They compromised by having Bishop Gene Robinson participating in the inaugural festivities that were presented off camera. Addie Whisenant, a spokeswoman for the Presidential Inaugural Committee stated, “We were not aware of Pastor Giglio's past comments at the time of his selection & they don't reflect our desire to celebrate the strength & diversity of our country at this inaugural.”Updates to Come...:)

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Blogger GRANT MACDONALD said...

The Bible should be banned!

Here are several really loving excerpts from the Torah; the first five books of the Old Testament in the bible -- perhaps read to the congregation on Friday night at a synagogue or a Sunday morning church in the meadow.

1. Kill any friends or family that worship a god that is different than your own. Deuteronomy 13:6-10
2. Kill all the inhabitants of any city where you find people that worship differently than you. Deuteronomy 13:12-16
3. Kill everyone who has religious views that are different than your own. Deuteronomy 17:2-7.

Rabbinical / Priestly rules:
Leviticus 21:17-18 … “No one who is blind or lame or has a defect or any blemish may approach to offer the bread of his God.”
Leviticus 18:22 … “You are not to go to bed with a man as with a woman; it is an abomination ….”

Rabbis; the pope and churches fully aware that Leviticus 18:22 applies to rabbis and priests … refuse to remove this stigma maliciously persecuting gays. Kids are being bullied into suicide …!

Being black, left-handed or being gay is just as natural. It is a sometimes rare occurrence to fall in Love and to hold that person in your heart and be loved in return ... it is something that should be celebrated! If it’s between two guys or two girls -- all the better. It takes even more courage to defend that LOVE!

I am the son of a catholic father who never went to church and a protestant mother who took us to church and Sunday school. Onward christian soldiers; I think not. Such absolute drivel. To be manipulated by a santa claus; an easter bunny and worst of all a bogus cross?

It’s now time to shut down the synagogues and churches with the torah & bibles with Leviticus 18:22 and Deuteronomy 13:12-16. To see the religious lunatics manipulate government and peoples’ lives -- is shameful.

Many theologians state quite correctly that the birth; crucifixion; resurrection and other elements of christianity actually didn’t even happen! Churches are committing hate crimes and more succinctly a violent criminal offence against a federally protected minority namely the gay community. It is actually a bigger moment in history … gays standing up for equality ... the realization that there is something far more evil at work -- hateful religion which should be discharged from society – period.

Religion and the churches should now be exposed as a bigoted structure that gets away with hate mongering. It is a criminal offence to cause harm onto others physically or with written items; torahs – old testament/new testament bibles have been getting away with corruption and cultism based on bogus hocus pocus.

There is no scientific evidence to prove any of the cross related bogus elements of christianity and other religions. Our early human ancestors; on this earth … go back more than 6 million years … 5,996,000 years before the Greeks, Romans and the Jews. Christianity is basically a 2013 year old fictional cult. In the year 300 AD when Emperor Constantine, who to some was the first pope; went on to fabricate & market Christianity! Christianity is a fantasy; which turned out to be one of the most hateful & evil concoctions ever perpetrated on the world.

It is written; so therefore it shall be? We are the chosen people; such a wicked fantasy.

Einstein stated in a letter recently auctioned that the bible was a collection of primitive legends. He said believing in God was childish and he as a Jew is no different than another person and are not chosen by God.

The pope is running a bigger fraud than Madoff’s $50 billion ripoff. The pope should be committed to an asylum -- for the religiously insane!

Today’s evangelical extremists are like the nazis who cast others into ovens & are actually supremacists - who practice their bogus hocus pocus - and are trying to suppress and deprive others of their happiness and their legal rights in an open and proud society.

January 11, 2013 at 10:31 AM  

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