Reader comments · Anti-gay Evangelist Scott Lively: ‘I don’t support Ugandan ‘Kill the gays’ bill, but it is courageous’ · PinkNews

Enter your email address to receive our daily LGBT news roundup

You're free to unsubscribe at any time.


Anti-gay Evangelist Scott Lively: ‘I don’t support Ugandan ‘Kill the gays’ bill, but it is courageous’

Post your comment

Comments on this article are now closed.

Reader comments

  1. The bible – all the dogma that is fit to wipe your backside on.

    And I don’t understand how this man’s activities in promoting anti-LGBT bias is not a variant on exporting terrorism – Because you know if some cleric or religious fanatic was praising or potentially even encouraging the targeting of a subsection of US society, it would be (and has been) immediately denounced.

    1. That is a different sort of “courageous” to the norm then. The majority murdering a defenceless minority.

      Christian courage I suppose he means.

  2. this guy should be taken to the international court and changed with hate crimes

    1. Scott Lovely 5 Jun 2013, 3:35pm

      Rather I think he should be confronted by qualified people with the videos of him in Uganda describing gay people as violent monsters etc., and do some soul searching about whether he may be projecting something from within himself.

      1. You think he has a soul to search?

  3. to kill Mr. Lively would be courageous, but I don’t support it.

  4. What a vile piece of human excrement. He would have made a good Nazi. I’m sure he would have had no problem gassing those wearing a pink triangle. All for the good of humanity, right?
    To say these things in the name of Christianity is even more revolting. It is the complete antithesis of what Jesus stood for.

    1. Beelzeebuub 5 Jun 2013, 4:54pm


    2. Actually according to the Bible, Jesus stood for some pretty atrocious things. For instance, he’s said to support the part of the OT that told adherents to stone their disobedient children. That followers should hate their families compared to the amount they are ordered to love him. That he came to spread Christianity by the sword. Among other dreadful things. And the ‘turn the other cheek phrases are not found in ancient biblical literature, but later additions to the bible. Be careful what you believe. Even if you don’t buy the doctrine, many people are mislead about the ‘gentle meek and mild Jesus’
      Hardly the peaceful man we all hear about. No different to Mohammad, really.

      1. Your email is full of your opinion dressed up as ” fact”. What you are saying is that Jesus is a contradictory figure because of some of the things he said but that is a long way from proving that the not so nice things are true and the nice things aren’t. Please be specific about verses, and where your proof can be found. Otherwise it’s just your opinion!

        1. Perhaps it is important to remember that Jesus did not write the bible. People did, with all the personal agendas and prejudices that people have always had.

  5. He doesn’t support the bill but believes this death bill is courageous?

    Religious compassion

  6. Robert Cuthbertson 5 Jun 2013, 3:19pm

    Of course, what else could he say? He is being tried for crimes against humanity…and to say anything less would claim his guilt….that which he has NO intention of doing.

  7. HIV rates have been dropping in Uganda for a number of reasons, including condom programmes and reduction in FGM. Quite apart from the horrific human rights abuse of criminalising homosexuality, forcing it underground is likely to make HIV transmission worse, not better.

    1. Scott Lovely 5 Jun 2013, 3:28pm

      That doesn’t bother the people there since they readily incite murder of gay people anyway.

    2. It is going to get worse, nobody who is HIV positive is going to want to admit their status to anyone because the law would require that person to inform the authorities. Tragic self-preservation. The infection will spread unchecked because in fear, and wanting to save their own lives, people will not tell their partners of the danger.

  8. Scott Lovely 5 Jun 2013, 3:26pm

    I wonder what his particular demons are that he feels it necessary to spread ant-gay lies and propaganda around the world.

  9. Robert (Kettering) 5 Jun 2013, 3:27pm

    This man is pure evil and wouldn’t know the message of the Gospel if it smacked him in the face. As usual a hateful man hiding behind a Holy Book to further his murderous agenda and crusade against the LGBT Community in Uganda.

    He should be charged with hate crimes as he’s no better than an Islamic fanatic.

  10. Gary Farrimond 5 Jun 2013, 3:30pm

    So much for ‘Thy shall not Kill’

    So, and I might be wrong, Mr Lively has a credo that has very little to do with peace and love and more to do with ignorance, fear and offering comfort & succour to those that would kill those that ‘they’ deem wrong or morally corrupt or inferior.

    His variety of bile & hate makes me wonder what is in the cavity in his head, indeed if he feels his religion is worthy of killing people, Mr Lively please start with yourself!

  11. The Kitty Channel 5 Jun 2013, 3:32pm

    To equate homosexuality (which you’re born into) with drug-taking (which you aren’t) is really imaginative. I don’t know how this man – who from his appearance is indistinguishable from a normal sentient intelligent human being – can live with himself. I do hope he’s caught having sex with a man soon. This, by the way, is the trouble with this quaint American tradition of “bearing witness” – it allows people to say all sorts of stuff even though there are some things that really should never be said at all, however sincerely you believe them.

    1. If he does get caught having sex with another man, I REALLY hope a legal wizard finds a way of having him tried by the same laws he is lobbying for.
      If that were to happen, I wonder how soon it’ll be before his “god” suddenly tells him that that gay people shouldn’t be killed.

  12. The only thing he doesn’t support is getting caught out advocating in favor of murder.
    If it wasn’t for the court case against him, he would be taking trips to another African country lobbying for the same laws there so as to profit from the poor and take advantage of the uneducated.

  13. wow-what a monster

  14. well one could say something similar about christians

    i dont support killing of christians but i find those regimes that do that rather courageous

    …destructiveness of the christian agenda clearly warrants the killing of christians by those regimes

  15. Barry William Teske 5 Jun 2013, 7:24pm

    lmfao…says the ooky spooky cloud fairy worshipper who hides behind hate of others different than himself because in reality he hates himself.

  16. I can’t even read it I am so appalled by it

  17. He’s a narcissistic authoritarian. A personality profile that fits much of the right wing social conservative fringe in the US. They are all sickos.

  18. Freedom of speech has limits… I think that this is hate speech and this animal should go to court.

  19. Sick man and a danger

  20. What a pile of hogwash! Everyone here, in the U.S. knew he was there, encouraging them to enact the most draconian laws. If there hadn’t been any global outcry against it and the African government had indeed enacted the law, it would have been nothing more than genocide, pure and simple. He was more than aware that if that happened, the end result would be an international tribunal in which he would stand accused, and rightfully so, of inciting crimes against humanity.

    He’s a typical fundamentalist coward, good at spouting hellfire and brimstone; but if it looks like his words are going to place him in front of the crosshairs, he burns rubber back peddling.

  21. Enrique Esteban 6 Jun 2013, 7:22am

    Pls, sign to support the gay marriage in Romania.
    Help to sign: prenume=fist name; nume=family name; oras=city; tara=country.
    You’ll receive a mail and have to click on the 2nd link to confirm. Thanks.

  22. It is wrong to hate homosexuals but the New Testament scriptures are crystal clear – homosexuality is contrary to the will of God and unrepentant homosexuals will face the eternal wrath of God in Hell when they die.

    1. Fortunately, neither God nor Jesus had anything to do with writing either the old or the new testament. People write with their own prejudices, and its called “King James Version” for a reason that has nothing to do with God or morality.

  23. “He went on to say that “criminalising” homosexuality would “discourage non-users from starting”, in the same way that anti-drug laws stop people from taking drugs.” – Because, even ignoring the vast differences between an inborn sexual orientation and choosing to take recreational drugs, prohibition already works so well at stopping anyone trying substances officially deemed naughty, doesn’t it?

  24. Colin (London) 7 Jun 2013, 1:50pm

    I don’t believe anyone with a brain could believe this…

    1. Colin (London) 7 Jun 2013, 1:52pm

      Actually send him there to live with no cash in his pocket for a year and then ask him what he thinks.

  25. PLEASE don’t call scott lively “Christian”, when he clearly behaves UN-Christian.

These comments are un-moderated and do not necessarily represent the views of PinkNews. If you believe that a comment is inappropriate or libellous, please contact us.