Anti-Gay Pastor Has Right To Ask To Suck Dick, Says Lawyer

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Reverend Lonnie W. Latham once stood proud on the pulpit in the South Tulsa Baptist Church, where he would blast gays for their sinful sex acts. His worshipers loved it, eating up his Biblically-endorsed bawlings with zeal. Too bad they didn’t know Latham had a side dish: dick. The now disgraced pastor grabbed headlines last January after allegedly asking an undercover cop to suck him off. In turn, police tossed Latham in jail.

Now, as the jury-free trial begins, Latham’s lawyer’s accused the police department with a false arrest. What’s more, he says Latham has the constitutional right to ask someone for a blow job. Star-Telegram reports:

[Latham’s] attorney, Mack Martin, filed a motion to have the misdemeanor lewdness charge thrown out, saying the Supreme Court ruled in the 2003 decision Lawrence v. Texas that it was not illegal for consenting adults to engage in private homosexual acts.

Both sides agree there was no offer of money…

You kids may recall that Lawrence v. Texas overturned the archaic regulations against sodomy, that is: any sex that’s not vaginal. So, legally, Latham did nothing wrong.

Prosecutors, however, say that the government has a “legitimate interest” in regulating “lewd behavior”. If that were so, they should have arrested Latham before he got found out as a faggot.

While we hate to side with a holy homophobic hypocrite, it seems to us Latham doesn’t deserve the proposed sentence: a year in jail and a fine. Just turn him out on the streets…

(Note: A reader pointed out that the headline should read that Latham has the right to ask to suck dick, otherwise it misrepresents the case. He’s right, so we changed it.)