Stop making excuses, you twit
After Mississippi state rep Andy Gipson cited Leviticus 20:13 on Facebook in response to Obama’s support for marriage equality, he’s now trying to backtrack:
Since that time, a well-known radical liberal blog (The Huffington Post) ran an article falsely claiming that this Facebook post was a call “to kill gay people.” Nothing could be further from the truth. I have never publicly or privately called for the killing of any people. I believe all people are created in the image of God and I stand firmly for the sanctity of all human life.
Okay, Rep. Gibson: Even if you do “stand firmly for the sanctity of all human life”, your god apparently doesn’t. Even if you’ve never called for the killing of any people, your god allegedly has. What did you expect people would think when you cited a Bible verse that says “If a man has sexual relations with a man as one does with a woman, both of them have done what is detestable. They are to be put to death; their blood will be on their own heads.”? Why else would you do that?
Go ahead, rationalize this as being Old Testament ritual law which is no longer applicable. Even if it isn’t now, it once was - your god supposedly ordered the killing of gay people before he changed his mind or something. If you don’t want people to believe you meant something like this, then don’t quote Bible verses that actually say men who have sex with men should be killed. What were you thinking?
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