Wednesday, June 17, 2020

GET ME REWRITE. Franklin Graham: It's a sad day when religious bigots can no longer discriminate

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Reported in Conservative Christians See ‘Seismic Implications’ in Supreme Court Ruling.  (The New York Times, 6/15/2020)

4/2/2018 update, "Religious Hypocrisy, Inc.  The decline and fall of the Christian right (Franklin Graham edition, part 2)", starts here.

Reported in Rev. Graham: Gays, Like Adulterers, Must Repent or ‘Spend Eternity in Hell … The End is Coming’.  (CNS News, 7/15/2015)

Related reading:
Evangelical leader Franklin Graham says Trump is a 'changed person'.  (CNN, 1/24/2018)
The Graham end-around:  President Donald Trump is a "changed person" amid recent reports of an alleged affair with porn star Stormy Daniels, said the president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. 
"These alleged affairs, they're alleged with Trump, didn't happen while he was in office," Franklin Graham told CNN's Don Lemon on "CNN Tonight" on Tuesday

1/26/2018 update, "The decline and fall of the Christian right (Tony Perkins edition)", starts here.

Quoted in Tony Perkins: Trump Gets ‘a Mulligan’ on Life, Stormy Daniels.  (Politico Magazine, 1/23/2018)

On the other hand, millions of other Americans don't get a pass from Perkins.

The organization that Perkins head, the Family Research Council is designated by the Southern Poverty Law Center as hate group.

The FRC often makes false claims about the LGBT community based on discredited research and junk science. The intention is to denigrate LGBT people as the organization battles against same-sex marriage, hate crime laws, anti-bullying programs and the repeal of the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy.

The FRC 'vision' annotated:
Our vision is a culture in which all [preborn] human life is valued, [heterosexual] families flourish, and [discrimination in the name of] religious liberty thrives.

The Franklin Graham edition (1/25/2016) starts here.

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Don Lemon perfectly nails Franklin Graham’s ‘ends justify the means’ moral hypocrisy on Trump.  (Raw Story, 1/24/2018)

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