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Video: US pastor claims that equal marriage would be ‘the beginning of the end of America’

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  1. You forgot part of the sentence.

    It will be the beginning of the end FOR THE ANTI GAY clan in America. Those such as Phelps and his stupid brain dead knuckle dragging followers.

  2. They all enjoy complaining because for one, they don’t understand. What they fail to recognize is that gays have well adjusted and healthy families. We tend to take marriage seriously. The divorce rate in the states is booming. Unwed mothers, also booming. The bible has no place here and as long as they keep that book close to them, they’ll keep on walking through life with a closed mind. This law shall pass and there’s absolutely nothing this pastor or any clergy can do. Pray for your own forgiveness, since bigotry is a sin.

  3. A “christian law firm” – an oxymoron me thinks.

  4. Liam the God 5 Apr 2013, 12:29am

    No matter which Sect they claim to be, when you hear the words “Pastor” and “American” you know the next line will be “Homophobic”. And they’re all OLD! Just hurry up and fvcking DIE, ffs!! Make the world a better place!!

  5. The end of religious freedom? Well the end of the freedom of the religious to dictate what the rest of us can and cannot do, perhaps.

    ‘Pastor’, this is a good thing.

    Don’t worry, when they start proposing that straight marriage be abolished – gay marriage only – I’ll be there standing up for your religious freedom.

    1. As someone else said above, they will die, and not soon enough! Will these bigots ever shut up? And don’t even get me started one what they think of Obama as President – for a second term, yet! Such sorry men, probably “toe tappers” ugh – yet they make headlines spewing thier Xian hatred!!!!! Hope this new Pope puts them in their place, but then, they are against him, too. So sick of these white haired old farts who barely made it through Bible College!

  6. As someone else said above, they will die, and not soon enough! Will these bigots ever shut up? And don’t even get me started one what they think of Obama as President – for a second term, yet! Such sorry men, probably “toe tappers” ugh – yet they make headlines spewing thier Xian hatred!!!!! Hope this new Pope puts them in their place, but then, they are against him, too. So sick of these white haired old farts who barely made it through Bible College!

  7. if you would publish it, I wouldn’t keep sending it

  8. I’m fed up with the term “religious freedom” because, let’s face it, it’s not about freedom at all, it’s about using religion as justification for discrimination, hatred, violence, etc.
    Would it be deemed acceptable for me to slay all of the bigots in the name of my religion?
    It might make my life easier, but no, it wouldn’t be acceptable, or right.

    1. Exactly right. For too long, these individuals have used the ‘deference’ some people feel towards religion to spew out their bigotry with impunity. But those times are over. Religion must NEVER be allowed to be a ‘licence’ to promote hatred. That’s why we have a DUTY to challenge these views. In the past, they could say what they wanted and would accuse opponents of ‘heresy’ or ‘witches’ and have them burned at the stake. It must be frustrating and threatening for those so used to holding that kind of authority, power and privilege to relinquish it. But relinquish it they must because we are all more educated and less inclined to allow another individual to dictate morality to us. In my opinion, I believe the world has already become a much nicer kinder place commensurate with the decline in religious observance. Long may it continue.

  9. Another publicity seeker, sprouting hate …..to be ignored

  10. “it would be “the beginning of the end of America”

    When these religionists say this what they actually mean is “the end of their sort of America”. So this is great news, the sooner their sort of America does end the better it will be.

  11. Well Canada is the largest part of America, have gay marriage and they are doing just fine.

    Yes, it will be the end of the United States of America as an angry, hateful religious bunch of nutters; but a step towards the beautiful people they are meant to be.

  12. “Pastor claims gay community…” Every day the gay community is responsible for some thing some place in America.

    Perhaps pastors need to look at reality! The beginning of the end of America, (if it happens) will likely be foreign policy or political discourse. Of course even then these pastors and fundamental televangelist will continue to say it is the wrath of god for the gay community expecting human rights.

  13. The beginning of America’s end? Oh honey, that was in 1967 when they legalized interracial marriage.

    *being ironic*

  14. Thats right ‘Pastor’ Staver – and no doubt you’d have said exactly the same when the abolition of slavery was mooted 200 years ago. You are no more a true christian than the devil incarnate.

  15. Vera Donato 5 Apr 2013, 9:48am

    You know, Mat, after the Court makes a ruling and if it goes against what you believe, you will wake up the next day and you will do everything you did every other day of your life. The sky won’t fall and everything in YOUR life will remain the same unless you choose otherwise. Everything isn’t about you and what you want.

  16. Jock S. Trap 5 Apr 2013, 11:20am

    Yeah, Yeah, End of the world, blah blah blah… “major disruption to society”? How exactly.

    How does us marrying someone of the same sex disrupt anyone? Disrupt religious freedom? Will they stop marrying? No. Will they think differently? I doubt it.

    This is ridiculous. It disrupts no-one. It involves no-one else but those choosing to commit by getting married.

    Why these people feel they have the right to interfere is beyond me.

    As for ‘practices’.. yet again… stop thinking about sex you bunch of religious perverts!

  17. Those ‘loving’ christians – at it again! WHAT IS THEIR OBSESSION WITH HOMOSEXUALITY? WHY are they so selective in their use of the bible to justify their bigotry? Why don’t they advocate the burning of witches and the re-introduction of slavery – BOTH of which are condoned in their bible. If they want to quote from their rule book about gay people, let’s have some consistency and quote ALL the rules. I think they know gay equality is ‘the beginning of the end’ for the gay-hate-mongering christian Taliban. THAT’S why they are bleating ever louder. Well, you’ve lost the battle. Move on …..

  18. On the other hand 5 Apr 2013, 12:48pm

    The end of functional democracy in America was when the extreme religious right took over the Republican Party, and threw the country over a financial cliff edge, because they just couldn’t accept that – despite all their gerrymandering and vote fixing – Obama was the democratically elected President.

  19. OMG, it's a slippery slope! 5 Apr 2013, 1:09pm

    OMG, it’s a slippery slope!

    1. What about the children!! 5 Apr 2013, 1:21pm

      What about the children!!

      1. Feed them to the cardinals!

  20. “Video: US pastor claims that equal marriage would be ‘the beginning of the end of America’”

    That’s why in the latest developments, North Korea has suddenly scrapped its nuclear weapons programme and begun to conduct equal marriage ceremonies facing the direction of Washington;)

  21. Ah, “a “major disruption to society” in the US”, no.

    A major disruption is when an individual or group of hate filled people are targeting another group of people, or the entirety of society, using violent language or violent actions. Examples: terrorist attacks, shooters producing mass killings, fanatical religious zealots…

    Oh, snap, that’s YOU, Mr Staver.

  22. Shoryo Tombo 5 Apr 2013, 2:39pm

    I am hoping that this is the end of the GOP Religious nut bag talibans! These dinosaurs are soon to be extinct!

  23. I marriage equality is the end of the christo-fascist aspirations of the United States of America, then it is a GOOD thing that it come to an end.

    that means they can go back to maybe building the country they were meant to have? one with liberty and justice for all, not just the privileged few.

  24. What do Adventists care if America ends? Isn’t that what they’re waiting for,anyhow? This just fulfills their prophecies so what is the problem, SDA Church???? Reason 1,383,949 why I left the church!

  25. Christopher Hobe Morrison 8 Apr 2013, 3:00am

    I guess we can only hope.

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