Televangelist Pat Robertson has
criticized the Democratic Party's support for gay marriage, calling
the party “godless.”
The 82-year-old Robertson lamented the party's decision to support gay nuptials in a commentary on
cabler ABC Family's the 700 Club.
“Back in the 1850s or 60s there was a
charge that one party was the party of rum, Romanism and rebellion.
I don't know what you label the Democrats now but it's the party of
gays, godlessness and whatever else. I mean, same-sex marriage is in
the platform, they want to go along with that as a right, I'm just
astounded,” Robertson told viewers.
“They can't defend it and you ask
yourself, you're going to go before the American people and that's
going to be the face they're going to present to America,” he
later added. “You have insulted the Catholic Church with your
rules, you have insulted right-to-work states, you have insulted
certain union groups with your stand on the pipeline and now you're
going after God, it makes no sense but that's what they want to do.”
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