FRC President Tony Perkins Blames Mass Murder On “Sexual Liberalism”, “Family Breakdown”

douche-week-perkinsFollowing the arrest of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, national news outlets switched from speculating about the injured teen’s whereabouts to speculating about the environmental pressures that played a role in fueling his actions. The latest organization to jump on the insanity bandwagon is The Family Research Council, who now believes Massachusetts’ “sexual liberalism” and “family breakdown” are to blame.

In a letter posted to the organization’s blog, the FRC celebrated Wednesday’s Senate filibuster of a bill that called for more rigid background checks for gun sales, claiming the legislation could not have stopped the Boston Marathon bombing or the tragic mass murder in Newtown in December.

FRC President Tony Perkins claims strict gun control is the government’s natural jerk reaction to any tragedy, and the real issues at the heart of the matter are “the government’s own hostility to the institution of the family,” encouraged by “abortion, family breakdown, sexual liberalism, or religious hostility.”

From the open letter:

In the aftermath of horrible tragedies like Newtown, the government desperately wants to do something–even if that something is the wrong thing. There seems to be this notion, at least among liberals, that more laws will protect us–but as we all witnessed in Boston, that isn’t necessarily the case. The government can’t make us safer until it recognizes that the problem isn’t the instruments of violence–but the environment of it. Stronger background checks wouldn’t have prevented the deaths of three people at the finish line on Monday, any more than it would have stopped Floyd Corkins from walking into our lobby and shooting Leo Johnson.

If Congress wants to stop these tragedies, then it has to address the government’s own hostility to the institution of the family and organizations that can address the real problem: the human heart. As I’ve said before, America doesn’t need gun control, it needs self-control. And a Congress that actively discourages it–through abortion, family breakdown, sexual liberalism, or religious hostility–is only compounding the problem.

There’s nothing quite as and despicable as using a national tragedy to advance your extremist ideals. Trés douche, Tony! You look fabulous in our fancy ribbon of shame.

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    I am sure Tony Perkins, that is the same “Liberalism” that got Nazi, Germany to
    murder millions! as we say in German, “Chritentum” (meaning mentally ill). AdamHomo

  • desarvis

    He needs to shut up and use that gay mouth of his to go suck a dick, and have his very own gay sex scandal. What a fucking dbag.

  • tardis

    I still don’t understand how 3% of the population, well, using American societal numbers as a point of reference, is going to bring the downfall of society. It’s illogical.

  • Dresden

    @tardis: The gay is contagious, don’t ya know?

  • Billysees

    @tardis: 3

    Of course it’s illogical.

    But people like him need to maintain their public notoriety or else they’ll slip into oblivion.

    And they do that by periodically making out-in-left-field comments that the media pick up on thus enabling his continuance in the public eye.

    The media can’t be blamed though cause it’s their job to present all the stuff that’s interesting and stirring.

    I’m sure that folks are able to hear the redundancy of their silly comments and then say, here we go again.

  • Cam

    If, as these nutcases say, laws do NOT stop criminals from committing crimes, as is their defense against background checks…

    Then WHY is FRC so eager to have laws against homosexuality in place? Funny how the only time they don’t want to have laws against something and claim that laws are useless is when the laws would prevent something THEY want to do.

  • DonW

    Tony P. should be disqualified from any more Douche of the Week awards. He’s blocking out so many other deserving candidates.

    Oh, and do tell us more about this “family breakdown” plaguing Massachusetts — which has the nation’s LOWEST divorce rate.

  • Billysees

    @DonW: 7

    Good comment….

    And to continue from my No.5 above —

    I forgot to mention that the followers and supporters and donators to this guy “must absolutely” be a bunch of dummkopfs.

    That these people would somehow be inspired or thrilled and have respect for anyone who propagates utter nonsense and absurdity is unbelievable.

    He and those who do the same things, whether political or religious conservatives, are insulting everybody.

  • TomMc

    Meh… as a Christian fundamentalist he’d never decry, or disown, his Muslim fundamentalist compatriot.

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