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  1. What a hypocrite. What is it with Miss California contestants? They’re so keen on condemning same sex relations when they have skeletons… no sorry sex tapes in their closet.

    By her interpretation, she deserves to be put to death for having sex outside of marriage and for not being a virgin.

  2. Why is it enough for people to make such stupid comments to be in the news? Do we really need to delve into the beliefs of every idiot out there?

  3. “I feel like God himself created mankind and he loves everyone, and he has the best for everyone. If he says that having sex with someone of your same gender is going to bring death upon you, that’s a pretty stern warning, and he knows more than we do about life.”
    In her case, knowing more about life than she does wouldn’t be hard. Why does anyone ask beauty queens for their views about anything anyhow? It’s not as if they’re trading on their vast intellect.
    That said, she probably knows more than that fictional deity she’s quoting. I wonder if her many gay friends know she reckons they’re bound for the fiery furnace?

  4. Gay activist Paul Mitchell 24 Feb 2010, 12:18pm

    1 POINT:
    * “Lie”/”lye” means exactly that in the bible lie or decieve another person whether a man or a woman (for example lying about money) – it has nothing to do with a man sleeping with another man (see how this is always miss-interprated)??????

    Remember the bible was written only about 2,345 years ago and until 1867 there was absoultly no definition of sexual orientation at all. Then in 1867 the term ‘homosexuality’ was invented by a hungarian gay-rights campaigner. 30 years later the term ‘heterosexuality’ and ‘bisexuality’ were invented (thats rights the word “homosexual” or “homosexuality” was invented 30 years BEFORE even the word “heterosexual” was even invented).

    It wasn’t until 1939 that “homosexual” and “heterosexual” was in a printed dictionary.

    In the 1959 bible edition printed in the US that the “man lie with man” line was interprated to mean “gay or homosexual sex”.

    2 POINT:
    * Also “marriage” is actually not defined in the bible either (EVEN TODAY) (a bit like Rhode Island and New Mexico there is no definition of marriage within statute in these two US states either)!!!!

    I am an athiest (religion just sucks ass) and I fully stand-up to people in challenge people who get these miss-interprated quotes.

    Religion is the biggest killer of gay men and lesbians!!!!!!

    Religion must be stopped right now!!!!

    By the way the pope can go and get F***ED!!!! The pope should shut his big mouth on gay marriage.

  5. Christine Rourke 24 Feb 2010, 12:20pm

    Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahhahahahahahahahahahahahahhahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahhaahahahhahahahahahahahahahahahhahahahahahahahahahahahahahhahahaha

    NURSE…!! The strait-jacket, if you please!

    Chrissie.
    xx

  6. Gay activist Paul Mitchell 24 Feb 2010, 12:21pm

    So this also includes bigoted people who lying about your sexual orientation as well!!!!!

  7. the.kitty.channel 24 Feb 2010, 12:26pm

    It’s a pity there isn’t a Nobel Prize for Theology, with her qualification (“beauty queen”) she could win it, no trouble.

  8. Christine Rourke 24 Feb 2010, 12:33pm

    I am at a complete loss as to why anyone would want to ask about a Beauty Queen’s relgious or social views…

    But it seems to be a standard question in the US, given that their views on those things are then given such publicity. And so I have to wonder if the contestants are not actually getting some kind of advice on how to present themselves in such issues…
    Now that WOULD be spooky.

    chrissie
    ps, Paul Mitchell.. I could not agree with you more…!

  9. Come to that, her account of a loving god who wants us all to die reminded me of this…

  10. Well, isn’t that nice?

  11. If you blow in her right ear, does the hair on the left side of head move?

  12. Stupid bint!!!

  13. “There’s no hate between me and anyone.”

    Er….right! Apart from all the millions of LGBT people you think should die.

    Is having less than two braincells a necessary attribute to enter Miss California?

  14. Totally agree with Paul Mitchell though have to say Religion is the biggest killer full stop, not just gays and lesbians. It’s funny how religious people say is all about peace, being that it starts wars, famines, poverty etc. Since when have gay people done that?

    I know this doesn’t reflect all religious people’s views. We do have plenty of liberal ones who don’t agree with the orthadox ways.

  15. Please tell me Miss California is being held in San Francisco this year ;)

    I would fly over just to see her getting ripped limb from limb :D

    More from Lauren Ashley’s questioning

    ” But you know like God he must of thought Adam and Eves children sleeping with each other to propagate the world was OK though. That’s why a inbred piece of trailer trash like me is fine because my mom is married to her half brother who is my father and also my uncle too! – Lauren Ashley – Miss Beverly Hills 2010(inbred trailer trash section)”

  16. Seriously – what are these morons on?

    The bible is a work of fiction.

    Anyone who believes that the stories contained in the bible are the word of ‘god’ suffer from severe mental illness.

    And if there actually was a ‘god’ then he’s an evil b@stard – a ‘god’ that will commit genocide against children for the ‘crime’ of being the 1st born child of an Egyptian is an evil monster.

    All hail Satan. At least Satan has never committed genocide.

  17. Leviticus is the funny bit in the bible!

  18. davevauxhall 24 Feb 2010, 2:10pm

    Bless! the world is black and white, there is a god and it’s clear what it wants us to do. Like totally.

  19. I must say it!

    Beauty queen they must be joking right! She would not even get a job on the makeup counter of Boots.

  20. Bishop Ioan 24 Feb 2010, 2:25pm

    “The Bible says that marriage is between a man and a woman. In Leviticus it says, ‘If man lies with mankind as he would lie with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination. They shall surely be put to death and their blood shall be upon them.’ The Bible is pretty black and white.

    I wonder if her gay friends (whom she supposedly doesn’t hate) know about this little gem of “wisdom” from their “friend”.

    I think it’s good that this sort of thing gets media attention. You hear more and more fundies say that we deserve to die. GLBT people need to get their heads out of the pink sand and realise that there are people out there who are willing to say this crap publicly. This needs to be combatted by any legal means necesssary. Words do matter and words can kill.

  21. Stop giving publicity to a brain-dead ninny. The world of American beauty queens doesn’t seem to change much.

  22. Also, anyone who is gay and is a friend of her, needs their head examined. Which gay person on earth could possibly be “friends” with someone who thinks you deserve to die because of her ignorance regarding translation of ancient languages.

  23. BrazilBoysBlog 24 Feb 2010, 2:48pm

    But this is the whole point. This work of utter fiction (and containing the most unbelievable bullsh-t) is STILL being used to peddle such stupid beliefs. It is clearly also being used to advocate the murder of gay men. In this day and age, the bible should be illegal.

    We should fight back against these bigots.. Let´s have public ´Bible-Burnings´ during the Popes visit!

    This is hate literature for fu-ks sake!

  24. “Beauty queen they must be joking right! ”

    Unless it’s the Miss Pitbull Chewing a Wasp 2010 pageant?

  25. Omar Kuddus 24 Feb 2010, 3:03pm

    “pretty black and white” and reliogn coming from a contestant for the 2010 Miss California pageant who quickly added “There’s no hate between me and anyone.”
    Bigotry and hyocrasy spring to mind.
    Perhaps she should be reminded that God created everone equal and the same, despite their sexual orientation.
    But breast implants and seven sex tapes and 30 nude photos iguess are allowed by the Bible, and as all religious books it is open to interpertration and definately NOT black and whiteorcarved in stone!.

  26. i hope her gay ‘friends’ read her quotes and give her a piece of their mind. shes clearly missing one of her own.

  27. Thats the trouble with these religious types. They teach their young to be bigots, it’s nothing short of abuse. You see it everyday, parents send them to school where they should be taught right from wrong but then you catch them training their young to be all religious and haters.

    Thought I’d turn it around.

    For all these people’s sniping the fact they still insist gay people are taught not born, then they go about teaching this crap so they become twisted. When will they realise its not homosexuality they talk when they talk it, it’s themselves. Babies are born religious they are taught it.

  28. The women thinks she can use the bible to justify her own mental illness . . . her paranoid psychotic delusions.

  29. its a simple equation…….

    HUMAN BEING + CHRISTIANITY = RETARD

  30. ChutneyBear 24 Feb 2010, 3:23pm

    James I wouldnt go as far to say being a Christian is being retarded as everyone is entitled to their own beliefs (Im athiest!) ! But being a believer I think certainly hinders a person in discovering more about themselves

  31. “I wonder if her gay friends (whom she supposedly doesn’t hate) know about this little gem of “wisdom” from their “friend”.”

    Well, they do now. Unless they’re entirely imaginary, which is possible. Perhaps she could hire someone to be her gay friend. I’m sure someone’ll go for it, depending on the money being offered.

    Anyway, if she doesn’t win the crown for being the prettiest princess in all of California, you know right-wing people will bitch and complain that she only lost because of political correctness. Carrie Prejean got her crown taken away because of “breach of contract”, but people insist on complaining that it’s the evil gays that stole her crown.

  32. Bill Perdue 24 Feb 2010, 3:34pm

    Actually she’s a bit more than just butt ugly and infested by voices that talk to her.

    She’s openly calling for the murder of US citizens and that makes her a terrorist and clearly open to prosecution, although her fellow christers would call it persecution.

    Unfortunately since Obama shares her views on same sex marriage there’s not much chance that she’ll won’t be prosecuted. At least someone has a ‘fierce defender’.

  33. They do know where to dig them up.

  34. Chutney, anyone who really believes that a man can be born from a woman who is a virgin, and that a person can walk on water, and that someone came back to life after being dead for three days, and that burning bushes can speak, and snakes can speak, or that the earth, sorry the universe, was created in seven days, etc etc, is a RETARD.
    It’s like watching a disney cartoon and thinking its a true story – if you do, then you’re a retard.
    I missed a part of the equation though

    HUMAN BEING + CHRISTIANITY/ISLAM = RETARD

  35. Ms Ashley is right to point out what the bible says – I hope her next step is to get hold of a copy of Richard Dawkins’s excellent ‘The God Delusion’ and walk away from bronze age superstition. We have better morality, philosophy and science now, and the sooner she realises this, the better.

  36. James – surely it’s fair to say Everyone is entitled to their believes, right or wrong.

    The only problem is if someone like you shows such intolerance towards people who do follow a religion many of whom disagree with the orthadox view, doesn’t that make us no better than the religious types that clearly need to be educated.

    I’m all for treat how you want to be treated but if you taint everyone with the same brush don’t we then discriminate against those who are truly for our rights?

  37. The Bible is black and white eh; again using the only passage (!) they can find to condemn gays. read the rest sweetheart and I am sure their is a sentence that says flaunting yoursel means you should be stoned to death as a harlot(!!!!)

  38. Right on, Bill, as always! If she truly believes in those hocus pocus quotes in the book of fairy tales, then she shouldn’t be entering a beauty pageant, vanity is a sin according to the old testament, as is immodesty with one’s body. What a hypocrite and a bigot! We won’t hear one word from the christian cults about this. Silence = consent!

  39. douglas in canada 24 Feb 2010, 4:20pm

    Wierd!!

    1] Her religion allows her to be in a “Tits’n’Ass Competition”?!?! [There HAS to be something about this in her bible.]

    2] When will the thoughtless, hateful following of such a religion finally be listed as a MENTAL ILLNESS? When it reaches the stage that it jeopardizes the lives of innocent citizens, it has become a bad thing.

  40. The Big Yin 24 Feb 2010, 4:32pm

    what does Miss C and a computer have in common?

    they’re both full of silicone, completely dumb without input, no rational thought and you need to turn them on to get a response.

  41. Paulo Nunes 24 Feb 2010, 5:08pm

    Calm down my dear fellas, :-)

    If Gawd The Almighty is full of contradictions:

    The Lord is good to all.
    – Psalm 145:6

    I make peace and create evil. I the Lord do all these things.
    – Isaiah 45:7

    Why *on earth* wouldnt *Would-Be Miss California” be? Besides, she probably hears the voice of God telling her what to do. ;-)

  42. Har Davids 24 Feb 2010, 5:23pm

    We can’t really blame her for quoting a book that has inspired numerous to do evil in this world. What I hate is that another moron gets the chance of flaunting her dumbness. I’m no fan of beauty pageants, but could they at least take IQ and EQ into account to make it more bearable?

  43. Another one incapable of thinking for herself, another one of the “I have nothing against gay people……..but……..”
    Thickhead, the abomination is religion itself.

  44. If this b*tch read her bible (especially Leviticus) properly, she’d also see that her god want adulterers dead too. That means anyone who has sex oustide marriage or after divorce. Well, well, well. That’s also pretty black and white, isn’t it? So that probably means that every straight she knows, including herself, should be put to death. Funny how the bible doesn’t apply to straights, huh? But then she is typical of the hypocrits who appear on Fox news under the guise of “religion” to persecute gays. She’s just another whore parading herself in the right wing media. Who cares what she thinks?

  45. Wouldn’t any other book that incited people to hatred, violence, terrorism, discrimination, bigotry, every conceivable kind of uncivilised abuse be banned? Ought not the bible to be banned under the laws relating to hate crimes? Is it in essence any different to the islamic websites that the authorities do go after?

  46. BrazilBoysBlog 24 Feb 2010, 7:43pm

    @ Jane. Indeed! I say again, let´s have public Bible Burnings during the popes visit. This evil book should be banned.

  47. “…But the beauty queen was quick to point out she had plenty of gay friends”…

    ahhh, that famous line, i can’t be homophobic ‘coz i i’ve got plenty of gay friends, well not anymore

  48. I did a google search on “They shall surely be put to death and their blood shall be upon them”, and more than a hundred results were returned, all of them quoting this drama..er, beauty queen. So this is the Bible according to Lauren Ashley – any connection with the real thing purely coincidental.

    I guess the quote from Leviticus she’s so ineptly groping for is “Do not lie with a man as one lies with a woman; that is detestable.”…

    … and I have to say, in my heart I kind of agree with that. As a very personal view, man lying with woman is… yuck-yuckerty-yuck-yuck-with-yuck-topping. (Of course what males and females get up to together is entirely a matter for them, and I denigrate it not.)

    By the way, is that really a picture of Miss Beverley Hills 2010? Wow, they may make’em rich, but they sure makes’em ugly.!

  49. Eric Whitney 24 Feb 2010, 9:11pm

    Miss Beverly Hills just lost the Miss California crown. Pity too. Such a sweetie.

  50. Why did she feel the need to add quickly that “there’s no hate between me and anyone”?

    A glimmer of the meaning of what she just said? Nah, she’s too dim.

    I think the reporter is making things up.

  51. Well – the bible speaks more bout gluttony than gay sex and lets face it: after god destroys S and G and Lot’s wife, Lot and his daughters went upon the mountain and committed incest. Abraham and Sarah are the foundtation of many faiths – They were brother and sister. The bible also not only condons slavery, it give instruction on hoe to treat them and how luck they are to be owned by a good religous person! GIVE ME A BREAK Read the entire book moron Miss Bev Hills

  52. “I totally have tons of gay friends! There’s no hate between me and anyone. I just happen to think that they DESERVE TO DIE.”

    Oh, California. You sure know how to pick them.

  53. Omar Kuddus 24 Feb 2010, 10:21pm

    “The Bible says that marriage is between a man and a woman. In Leviticus it says, ‘If man lies with mankind as he would lie with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination. They shall surely be put to death and their blood shall be upon them.’ The Bible is pretty black and white,” Ashley told Pop Tarts.

    “I feel like God himself created mankind and he loves everyone, and he has the best for everyone. If he says that having sex with someone of your same gender is going to bring death upon you, that’s a pretty stern warning, and he knows more than we do about life.”

    Ashley, who says, “There’s no hate between me and anyone” doesn’t explain whether this “bringing of death upon you” also applies to her “lot of friends that are gay”, or only to those who want to get married. Somehow I just don’t think she’s ever really thought about what it would mean to live according to Leviticus.

    I’m sure that this poor foolish girl is all delighted that she’s found an issue that will give her an additional minute and a half of fame. And no doubt she’ll try and latch onto Carrie’s martyrdom when she doesn’t make the first cut.

    But sadly for Lauren, she does not yet know the cost of selling your soul to a campaign of discrimination. And she doesn’t realize that she doesn’t quite have what it takes to headline a Family Values dinner. No one is impressed that you’re a champion of virginity when, well, they can’t fantasize about taking it from you.

  54. Always fascinating to read the irrational comments about religion being absolutely evil and in need of a good banning (perhaps we could start with a book burning?). Doesn’t matter whether it’s politics, religion, atheism, health and safety regulations, or any other belief system – some people will approach it as a way of fostering integrity, compassion and truth, and some will use it to justify bizarre, petty, and even desperately cruel and inhuman behaviour. That’s how humans work. Inconvenient, but there you are.

    You can read psychology prof Altermeyer’s ‘The Authoritarians’ for free online. In it, he talks about how people in the US tend to skew hard towards authoritarianism if they’re members of more right-wing Christian sects, as well as being fairly Biblically illiterate (like the young woman in this article*); when the same testing was applied to people in the Soviet Union, it was the atheist Communists who skewed heavily towards authoritarianism, and the religiously-inclined who looked liberal and progressive.

    Context is everything. Which is why dumping all over an entire group of people based on their membership of a religious belief system or their atheism is intellectually dishonest, not to mention self-serving, smug and rather repellent. Atheism doesn’t lead to evil, nor does religion. It’s a cluster of factors (not all the same, but with significant overlaps) that cause harmful behaviours of varying degrees, from hypocrisy and intellectual dishonesty to participation in mass murder, and we all have to work on growing out of them.

    Check out Zimbardo, Altermeyer, Milgram, et al. Fascinating stuff, with Milgram’s experiments being replicated cross-culturally with the same results, and Zimbardo’s TED lecture on how social/institutional systems create the conditions for good and bad behaviour being just brilliant [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OsFEV35tWsg].

    * From personal experience, the people who take their faith/philosophical position most seriously tend to be really interested in learning more about the language, history and context of their scriptures or other cherished sources of inspiration – and these tend to be the most liberal, compassionate, egalitarian, and confident; those most deeply involved in fundamentalist style religion/belief systems are least likely to seek out sources that diverge from their views, least likely to be well educated in the historical and social context of their scriptures or sources of inspiration, and most likely to be seriously self-loathing.

  55. Only in America…Stupid Bi*ch

  56. Let’s just sit back and wait for the almost inevitable stories about this oxygen thief to be made public.

    There will be an ex-boyfriend (or better still ex-girlfriend!) who dishes about some wild sex sessions Lauren initiated whilst they were both still underage. Or a photo will be published of her drinking underage whilst flashing her baps at the camera. Alternatively she’ll be exposed as having a coke habit or smoking joints and fumbling with a altarboy during a church summer camp.

    In any event, halfwits like her barely understand the hypocrisy of making judgemental statements like this and living their own lives outside of the morals they want imposed on others. Carrie Prejean was shown up for the lying fool she is and so will this one be

    I’m not a religious person but isn’t there something about ‘judge not lest ye be judged’ in the book she seems to know so well?

  57. Straws. Clutching. Desperate. Integrity. Discredited.

    Utterly and completely f_cked.

    Waves bye-bye.

  58. BrazilBoysBlog 25 Feb 2010, 6:21am

    Seriously, enough of this intellectualizing and justification.

    I have had enough of the ´not all christians as bad´ argument. I KNOW that! What I AM saying is that this book actually advocates putting gay people to death, and is therefore used by homophobic no-brainers to justify the most awful actions against us.

    This is hate literature, evil and dangerous. Would cr-p like this be allowed to be published today? I think not.

    BURN IT PEOPLE!

  59. The Old testament is all about a very nasty man in the sky who will punish even his chosen people if they slightly go off line and then punish anyone who upsets his people. IF this was true, why did said sky god not strike down the Nazi’s with thunderbolts the moment they started killing the Jews? BECAUSE said sky God does not exist; thats why! If God want Gays Dead he can surely smite us all down with the angel of death or a few strategic thunderbolts at Pride Parades?
    The New Testament shows a completly different deity (Jesus gentle and mild;) friend to the people society turned their noses up at. SO let the SO called christians listen to wot Jesus Christ said and not the rating babbles of irrational Jews whom even the enlightened Greeks found a bit odd to say the least!

  60. The remarks of this deranged female, together with some of the other comments here, well illustrate the fact that religious faith is a mental illness.

  61. Sadly guys, there are a lot of these bible thumpers and nutjobs in my country and I wonder who is paying for their boob jobs!

  62. Why do people leave quotes like this out when praising the Bible? Deuteronomy 22: 13-21?
    A marriage shall be considered valid only if the wife is a virgin. If the wife is not a virgin she shall be executed.

  63. And Hitler had plenty of Jewish friends. But I agree with her. The Abrahamic evil God, Demiurge, really wants gays dead.

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