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WATCH: Apostle Paul David Rodgers: “Gay Parents Are Like Five-Year-Olds Trying To Drive Cars”

PastorA Chicago-based Christian leader sparked national controversy Monday when he made odd remarks about gay and lesbian parents.

While out protesting against Illinois’ pending same-sex marriage legislation, Apostle Paul David Rodgers (pictured) told his local news station: “Our nation is not built on the strength of its army or its finances, but what goes on in our living rooms. Family has always been and will always be the foundation and bedrock of society and so we’re going to stand for what God ordained.”

Oh, brother.

When asked how he felt about same-sex couples becoming parents, Rodgers said, “Well, we have 5-year-olds who think they can drive cars, but the reality is there is a certain way that things are structured and there are certain things that are in order.”

Then he added: “There is a male lion and there is a female lion. There is a rooster and there is a chicken. Biology tells us what was ordained.”

Rosters and chickens? Seriously?

In true hypocritical fashion, Rodgers finished by saying that politicians should concentrate on more important things than what adults did in their bedrooms… Just so long as those adults are a male lion and a female lion.

FOX 13 News

By:           Graham Gremore
On:           Oct 29, 2013
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  • 11 Comments
    • 2eo
      2eo

      Like five year old kids, well you’d be the expert on “teaching” children Rodgers.

      Oct 29, 2013 at 4:02 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Scribe38
      Scribe38

      No Brother, this country was created on the backs of slaves not viewed as complete humans beings and the displacement of Native Americans from their homeland. As a fellow African American we BOTH know that our community has large issues with crime, drugs, and lack of education. You would better serve the black community by working on those issues and than standing on the wrong side of history on gay rights. It is religious leaders like you that caused me to leave the black church.

      Oct 29, 2013 at 4:20 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Ogre Magi
      Ogre Magi

      Christians are such jerks

      Oct 29, 2013 at 4:23 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Kieran
      Kieran

      Whenever these money-grubbing religious con-artists give themselves a fake, phony label like “Apostle” or “Bishop”—you know they are not of God.

      Oct 29, 2013 at 4:27 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • doug105
      doug105

      Says a grown man still letting his imaginary friend lead him around by the nose.

      Oct 29, 2013 at 5:39 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • hyhybt
      hyhybt

      Why is he referred to here as “Apostle?” Is that part of his name, or a title given by his church, or something else?

      Oct 29, 2013 at 6:11 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DarSco
      DarSco

      @Scribe38: Amen! as a man of G-d he should be worried about sisters in the church having baby after baby and no husband or trying to encourage more blacks to adopt all of these unwanted children

      Oct 29, 2013 at 6:23 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • arj
      arj

      Who is this nut and who cares what this jerk thinks? He be a noooobody who wants to be somebody, hence the “apostle” tag. What a moron. Hey bro, you related to ‘da rev’rund big al “tawana brawley” shaw-pton?

      Oct 29, 2013 at 7:32 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Bumper
      Bumper

      Apostle? Man, the only ones I’m aware about were sitting at the table with Jesus.

      Oct 29, 2013 at 8:17 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • startenout
      startenout

      Correct me if I’m wrong, but the line in the Preamble to the Constitution which states “provide for the common defense” directly means that this country will be built upon military strength. Furthermore, hasn’t it been shown that many of the founding fathers had illegitimate children, some with their own African slaves?

      I’m just saying, before you use your beliefs or your religion to deny the rights of others, perhaps you should make sure that your knowledge is beyond question.

      Oct 30, 2013 at 12:24 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
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