Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Phil Robertson from "Duck Dynasty": STDs are God's Punishment for Homosexuality

Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson appeared yesterday on a Family Research Council radio program and asserted that sexually transmitted diseases are God's punishment for homosexuality:
“Do you think it’s a coincidence,” Robertson asked, “that all of these debilitating — literally that can cause death — diseases follow that kind of conduct?” He was responding to Perkins’ question specifically about the controversy from last year.

“God says, ‘One woman, one man,’ and everyone says, ‘Oh, that’s old hat, that’s that old Bible stuff,’” he said. “But I’m thinking, well let’s see now. A clean guy — a disease-free guy and a disease-free woman — they marry and they keep their sex between the two of them. They’re not going to get chlamydia, and gonorrhea, and syphilis, and AIDS. It’s safe.”

Robertson reasons, “Either it’s the wildest coincidence ever that horrible diseases follow immoral conduct, or, it’s God saying, ‘There’s a penalty for that kind of conduct.’ I’m leaning towards there’s a penalty for it.”
Interestingly, you could say the same thing about gay people.

Two disease-free guys or gals -- they marry and they keep their sex between the two of them. They're not going to get chlamydia, and gonorrhea, and syphilis, and AIDS. It's safe.

It's true. I've been with my husband for over 20 years. No STD and no AIDS.

What was his point again?

Oh that's right. His point is that he's "as much a homophobe as Jesus was" and that gay people need to know that Phil Robertson loves us.

1 comment:

Donny Jacobs said...

Jon,

Our moment of ignorant for today!