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Baptists give standing ovation to pastor who called for gays to die

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And you'll know they are Christians by their love.  MSNBC:
Although gay rights and anti-hate groups responded with outrage when a North Carolina pastor called for gays and lesbians to be fenced in so they eventually die off, he was greeted with a standing ovation by his church members when he approached the pulpit, the Hickory Record reported.

“I appreciate all the support,” Pastor Charles Worley told the 100 or so congregants at Providence Road Baptist Church in Maiden, N.C. on Sunday, according to the Record. Several members stood and spoke out; others threw up their hands in support of their pastor.
I wonder how many of these folks were cheering for anti-miscegenation laws as well. I suspect many.

Love this additional analysis:
But Worley may have hindered the efforts of those who champion his cause, Jay Michaelson, author of “Gay vs. God? The Religious Case for Equality” wrote on Huffington Post. He said that Worley’s comments are “undermining the efforts of more moderate gay-bashers like the Family Research Council's Tony Perkins to disguise anti-gay bias as something other than hatred.”
I come from a part of the country where we don't really use words like redneck or trash, and we didn't really have much of an impression about the South, either way.  Especially since my family immigrated to the US more than half a century after the Civil War - wasn't really my battle.

I sure have an impression now.

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