GROWING PAIN

Are Homophobe Kirk Cameron’s Views On Gay Marriage “Evolving”?

Growing Pains star/born-again Christian Kirk Cameron may be turning over a new leaf when it comes to his views on same-sex marriage.

The washed-up TV actor recently suggested in an interview with AL.com that the church might be better off shifting its focus from opposing same-sex marriage to instead raising the moral standards of heterosexual relationships.

“When people get too focused on redefining marriage, you’re distracted from the bigger problem — fornicators and adulterers,” Cameron told AL.com. “If the people sitting in the pews are fornicators and adulterers, the church will destroy marriage much more quickly than those outside the church.”

He continued: “I think the greatest threat to marriage is not other people’s definition of marriage. The church isn’t taking God’s definition of marriage seriously. It’s not other people sabotaging marriage that’s the problem.”

Cameron, of course, has been a vocal opponent against marriage quality and gay people in general for years. In the past, he’s called gay people “unnatural,” “detrimental,” and “ultimately destructive to so many of the foundations of civilization.” We’re not quite sure what to make of his latest comments.

His latest comments offer a different stance from one he made back in January, when he said same-sex marriage was “an all out assault on the traditional family.”

Of course, we’re not holding our breath that the aged teen idol will soon be hanging up his bigot hat and joining the forces of good. But if this is a sign that he may stop running his mouth on the issue, that would be enough for us.

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20 Comments

  • Cam

    He hasn’t changed his stance at all. He got damaged with all of the bad press. He has not said he has changed, he has actually ADDED to the issues he wants to go after. Now, in addition to hating gays, he is talking about also going after additional issues.

  • BJ McFrisky

    Evolving on the issue of gay marriage only when it becomes pertinent to one’s career? Hmm, sounds an awful lot like our current Evolver-in-Chief.

  • Thomathy

    It’s funny because this particular idiot believes the Earth is 6000 years old, among other patently bizarre things. If his views are ‘evolving’, I’ll suggest that he’ll remind you that he’s still the same ‘kind’.

    In this case, I believe he may mean the same ‘kind’ of young Earth creationist and bigot.

  • sejjo

    Ha ha! You used “Kirk Cameron” and “evolving” in the same sentence. You should print a correction.

  • jcrascal

    Two, no make that FOUR words – WHO THE F*CK CARES? Face it, Cameron, your 15 minutes was up a long time ago, & if this is the best you can do to keep yourself relevant, you’re wasting our time. Next?

  • toberlin

    Don’t know who he is but GROWING PAINS tells everything (here same-sex Couples still fight for full Adoption Rights/Income-Tax Rights…its so annoying)

  • Alan down in Florida

    Actually this new attitude is the correct one – clean up your own marital backyards before you start worrying about someone else’s.

  • odawg

    Nothing about him has changed. He is as bigoted and narrow-minded as he has been since he became a born again nutcase.

  • Will L

    @jcrascal: My sentiments exactly. I don’t care what he says and I don’t think many people do. Maybe he and Maggie can do the speakers circuit together.

  • Cam

    @BJ McFrisky: said…

    “Evolving on the issue of gay marriage only when it becomes pertinent to one’s career? Hmm, sounds an awful lot like our current Evolver-in-Chief.”
    __________________

    And once again, BJ desperately does anything possible to deflect attention from whatever anti-gay bigot is being talked about.

  • newecreator

    Wow. That title. It went there.

  • toberlin

    Alan down in Florida : Ha!Ha!
    Got your point in the “Singer -Blog”.So in your book its o.k if adults chasing &drugging minors and it is the minors responsibility to say No.Cool!And very helpful in the view of full Adoption here.Maybe you should talk to Angela because she was not the choice of my friends and family who are for equality.Same sex unions are beside that on equal terms the income -tax fight is a “I want my money back “fight.( same sex unions get now tax-return back till 2001/its about ca.175 million Euro)

  • Harley

    @BJ McFrisky: Maybe BJ would rather have a Creator-in-chief. Non-evolving, tyrannical war mongerer that would rather charge up the country’s MasterCard in order to go to war and let Halliburton earn huge war profits. Obviously better than what we have now.

  • Polaro

    Kirk is correct now. He’s still a douche, but he is right about heteros destroying traditional marriage.

  • greybat

    Ah! Religion. The Graveyard of Show Business!

  • WuzUpYall

    Me thinks he doth protest too much. Right…Former Senator Larry Craig?

  • Kathukid

    Kirk Who? Who gives a rats ass what this douchebag thinks?

  • James Hart

    What is destroying the family unit is out-of-wedlock births, fathers who abandon their responsibilities towards their wives and children, alcohol and drug addiction, marital infidelity, and couples who don’t work at their marriages. Gay people and gay marriage didn’t cause the aforementioned problems.

  • 1EqualityUSA

    Where do you get these photos? That’s, “an all out assault on the traditional smile.”

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