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Oklahoma Republican Thinks Gays Out to Kill Her

Oklahoma Republican Thinks Gays Out to Kill Her

 

Infamous Oklahoma Republican state legislator Sally Kern now says she fears LGBT human rights campaigners may kill her over her homophobic views.

Earlier this year Kern claimed that homosexuality has killed more people in the US than terrorism. For that, she got a standing ovation from fellow Republicans in Oklahoma.

She also thinks that “women usually don’t want to work as hard as a man.”

She has blamed gay marriage and President Obama’s official acknowledgment of Gay and Lesbian Pride Month for the economic crisis.

She claims that ‘several city councils across the country have been taken over by gay people.’

Now, she claims to feel “physical fear” when she reads emails criticizing her views.

She claims to have received death threats that caused her to hire a bodyguard. But the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation officer who reviewed Kern’s emails said, “I wouldn’t characterize them as death threats.”

Appearing on the conservative religious radio show WallBuilders Live to sell her book ‘The Stoning of Sally Kern’, she told hosts David Barton and Rick Green that “fear gripped my whole body” when LGBT people complained about her comparing them to terrorists and telling fellow Republicans that the “homosexual agenda is destroying this nation.”

Apparently Mr and Mrs Kern “asked ourselves the question, are we willing to even lose our lives over this?”

rightwingwatch.org posted the audio of her saying:

“I have to be honest with you Rick, when I was sitting there in my car that day and when she told me that those emails were coming from homosexuals, honestly, fear gripped by whole body, because I was very aware of the homosexual lobbyists and the power that they have. And people say, ‘oh you’re so brave, so heroic,’ but I’m not, I’m just a sinner saved by grace and I was gripped with fear that day. I just said, ‘Lord, what have I done?’

“Honestly, and I mentioned this in the book, the Saturday night when my husband and I sit down and really talked about this and prayed about it, when we asked ourselves the question, are we willing to even lose our lives over this? I can’t tell you, Rick, how liberating that was, it really was.

Speaking last month to Peter LaBarbera (aka ‘Porno Pete‘) of the hate group (according to the Southern Poverty Law Center) Americans for Truth, Kern said:

“You know if you just look at it in practical terms, which has destroyed and ended the life of more people? Terrorism attack here in America or HIV/AIDS?

“In the last 20 years, 15 to 20 years, we’ve had maybe three terrorist attacks on our soil with a little over 5,000 people regrettably losing their lives. In the same time frame, there have been hundreds of thousands who have died because of having AIDS. So which one’s the biggest threat?

“And you know, every day our young people, adults too, but especially our young people, are bombarded at school, in movies, in music, on TV, in the mall, in magazines, they’re bombarded with ‘homosexuality is normal and natural.’ It’s something they have to deal with every day. Fortunately we don’t have to deal with a terrorist attack every day, and that’s what I mean.

She added: “It’s [homosexuality] more dangerous [than terrorism], and yes I think that it’s also more dangerous because it will tear down the moral fibre of this nation.”

 

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10:28PM PST on Feb 3, 2012

"you're so vain...." hahahahahahahahaha.

6:06AM PST on Nov 7, 2011

"On an even more serious note, by making statements like that, she is helping stir the pot of homophobia and hatred by insinuating that GLBT people are dangerous and use violence against those that are against them."
This is a very good point, I think, Robert O.Thanks for making it.


2:44PM PDT on Nov 5, 2011

I don't want to see anyone hurt but, she shouldn't be too shocked when she is saying such extreme things.

11:19AM PDT on Oct 30, 2011

Ms. Kern: It is you, not regular parents and teachers and taxpayers who just happen to be gay, that tears down the moral fiber of this nation.

10:39AM PDT on Oct 30, 2011

Don't flatter yourself, Kern. You're not that important. BTW, I have a strong feeling you need immediate psychiatric care since the fears you're voicing sounds paranoic. Better go and take care of that right away, Kern.

3:09AM PDT on Oct 27, 2011

Kern you are really not worth the time.

9:05AM PDT on Oct 23, 2011

(cont) Worry about yourself, & if by some miraculous intervention, you ever get elected to another office, worry about the people you were elected to serve & leave the judging to the Ultimate Judge of us all!
Go cry to someone who actually sympathizes with you!

8:59AM PDT on Oct 23, 2011

Oh Sally, Sally, Sally...I also have been saved by God's Grace & Mercy-I also Pray Daily-I also know my Bible - But when 'so-called' Christians (like Most Republicans it seems) like yourself, start proclaiming the Lord's Law-it's obvious to me that you twist & take Scripture to fit your own agendas.
Yes, God talks, in the Old Testament, about the sin of same sex lying together-but read your New Testament as well, you forget the parts where it is Plainly Written that God is the Only Judge & He Alone will Punish whom He chooses to punish & have Mercy on whom He chooses to have Mercy on.
Get Off Your Podium and use the Gifts God gave us all...Forgiveness, Kindness, Compassion, Empathy, & Love.
(Oh, and as far HIV/AIDS goes, if you did ANY research you will find that HIV is more widespread among heterosexual women than anyone else-meaning, when that one individual came over & introduced the US to AIDS it has spread faster with heterosexual activity than any other).
I'm not going to say I agree or disagree, b/c in reality I have views on other ways people chose to live their lives as well - all I say is that there is not ONE Human Being who can say they absolutely follow All God's Laws to the Letter, you know Sally-the old proverbial 'don't throw stones at glass houses' that Jesus basically introduced with the stoning of the prostitute.
Worry about yourself and if, by some miraculous intervention, you ever get elected to another office, worry about the

1:32PM PDT on Oct 20, 2011

I reallly pity her for being so intolerant, small-minded and pathetic. Geez, and the conservatives say liberals are paranoid. What a laugh. On an even more serious note, by making statements like that, she is helping stir the pot of homophobia and hatred by insinuating that GLBT people are dangerous and use violence against those that are against them.

2:10AM PDT on Oct 19, 2011

Silly Sally.

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