“[Homosexuality] attempts to poison our children, divide them from their parents and the teaching of the church and basically turn them into pawns for that movement so that they can sexualize them at the earliest possible age. It really is insidious and I agree with you, it is a super sin,” – E.W. Jackson, a black minister that the Virginia GOP just nominated to run for lieutenant governor. Nine more hateful quotes from Jackson compiled here.
David Boaz notes just how extreme the Virginia GOP now is:
Last week I reported that 40 percent of Virginia Republicans – and 56 percent of independents – now support gay marriage. But on Saturday the Virginia GOP nominated three statewide candidates whose views on homosexuality and marriage equality range from unwavering opposition to bigoted to insane.