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American Pastor Who Helped Uganda Create ‘Kill The Gays’ Law Will Be Tried For Crimes Against Humani



American Pastor Who Helped Uganda Create ‘Kill The Gays’ Law Will Be Tried For Crimes Against Humanity
Author: Jameson Parker December 8, 2014 10:31 am

Most of us go our entire lives without ever standing trial for crimes against humanity. Then again, most of us aren’t notorious bigot Pastor Scott Lively, whose life work seems to be to ask the question: “How can I make gay people miserable across the world?”

In the United States Lively’s homophobic messages are largely ignored, and in recent years he has had to endure various setbacks at the state and federal level as equality makes historic gains. Undeterred, Lively has sought out foreign lands where his particular brand of ruthless anti-gay ideas are more accepted. In Uganda, he found a home away from home. During a Christian “workshop” in the African nation he managed to become one of the principal architects behind some of the most retrograde anti-gay legislation on the planet.

Officially titled the “Anti-Homosexuality Act” and more commonly known as the “Kill the Gays” bill, Lively’s vision was nothing less than a roadmap for the total persecution and eradication of homosexuals from Uganda. In Lively’s original design, anyone caught engaging in homosexuality would be executed. A newer bill softened that stance slightly after worldwide condemnation – in the latest version, homosexuals would only be sentenced to life in prison.

Unfortunately for Lively, orchestrating genocide in another country is kind of frowned upon, and in 2012 a lawsuit was filed against Lively in federal court in Massachusetts for crimes against humanity. This week, the First Circuit Court of Appeals denied Lively’s final request to have it dismissed because, well, the whole genocide thing.

Click here for some satisfaction.


Couldn't have happened to a nicer guy.

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Reply American Pastor Who Helped Uganda Create ‘Kill The Gays’ Law Will Be Tried For Crimes Against Humani (Original post)
Feeling the Bern Oct 2015 OP
Suich Oct 2015 #1
Behind the Aegis Oct 2015 #2
Adsos Letter Oct 2015 #3
merrily Oct 2015 #6
ronnie624 Oct 2015 #4
merrily Oct 2015 #5
pansypoo53219 Oct 2015 #7
Raster Oct 2015 #8
sabrina 1 Oct 2015 #9
Renew Deal Oct 2015 #10
niyad Oct 2015 #11
ChisolmTrailDem Oct 2015 #12
Initech Oct 2015 #13
lpbk2713 Oct 2015 #14
LostOne4Ever Oct 2015 #15

Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Wed Oct 21, 2015, 01:05 AM

1. Wow!

Great news! Lively is evil.

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Wed Oct 21, 2015, 01:08 AM

2. Interesting.

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Wed Oct 21, 2015, 01:24 AM

3. This article is almost a year old.

As of the end of August of this year he is still in operation.

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Response to Adsos Letter (Reply #3)

Wed Oct 21, 2015, 03:08 AM

6. Just that he's been charged is significant and a warning.

Freedom of religion does not necessarily shield you from the consequences of engineering genocides of members of the LGBTQ community or those mistaken for members of the GLBTQ community.

That is an important message to send US clergy.

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Wed Oct 21, 2015, 01:39 AM

4. Scum.

I am opposed to capital punishment...I am opposed to capital punishment...I am opposed to capital punishment...

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Wed Oct 21, 2015, 03:07 AM

5. Massachusetts and the 1st Circuit.

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Wed Oct 21, 2015, 03:50 AM

7. AWEsome news.

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Wed Oct 21, 2015, 04:54 AM

8. Perhaps during the court proceedings, Lively's relationship to Mat Staver (Kim Davis' attorney)...

...and Liberty Council will become more apparent. Regardless, international condemnation and legal action are oh-so appropriate for Lively. May the homophobic p.o.s. rot in some third-world hell-hole.

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Wed Oct 21, 2015, 10:27 AM

9. Excellent, it took long enough. Saw that guy in a documentary a few years ago and wondered

why someone hadn't revoked his passport at least.

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Wed Oct 21, 2015, 10:53 AM

10. Update from October 2015

"Lively is represented by Liberty Counsel, a Christian law firm that also represents Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who was recently jailed for her refusal to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. He’s never met Davis but said he admires her “courage and commitment.”"

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/religion/correction-mass-pastor-scott-lively-faces-possible-fine-for-harsh-anti-gay-efforts-in-uganda/2015/10/02/304c74ea-6947-11e5-bdb6-6861f4521205_story.html

Looks like he's only facing a fine at worst.

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Wed Oct 21, 2015, 12:32 PM

11. good. may he receive everything he deserves.

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Wed Oct 21, 2015, 12:39 PM

12. Wow, he sure does hate himself for some reason. nt

 

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Wed Oct 21, 2015, 08:29 PM

13. EXCELLENT!!!

Now throw Rick Warren into the mix too!

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Wed Oct 21, 2015, 11:09 PM

14. Taking lives in the name of religion.




Amazing how that harrowing contradiction has been going on for centuries.

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Response to Feeling the Bern (Original post)

Wed Oct 21, 2015, 11:09 PM

15. About damn time!!! Nt

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